Membership FAQ

  • Who can be an ACBA Member?

ACBA membership is open to all practicing, inactive or retired attorneys, members of the judiciary, law students and paralegals in good standing with the Bar of any state, territory or district of the United States.

Join the ACBA

  • How much are dues?

Membership dues for attorney members (active and retired) are determined by their years of experience and their practice.    Membership is also open to legal affiliates and law students.

Membership Dues

  • How will ACBA further my career?

It is all about networking — and the possibilities are endless!  By participating in educational, social and pro-bono events at ACBA with other legal professionals, you will expand your network and open doors to endless opportunities.

  • How will ACBA help to further my business?

For only $75 annually, ACBA members can join the Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). If you wish to participate in the Criminal Defense Modest Means Panel, there is an additional $50.00 fee.  ACBA will refer potential clients to you in most areas of legal concern.

Join the Lawyer Referral Service

The Modest Means panel generates income for members willing to take a reduced fee for Criminal Law cases. The Court sends ACBA all Modest Means referrals.

Modest Means Rules

  • How do I volunteer?

ACBA will help you find pro bono opportunities that work with your schedule.  ACBA hosts a free telephone Legal Line staffed by three volunteer attorneys each Tuesday evening between 5 pm and 7 pm.  Additionally, ACBA is a partner with Volunteer Lawyer Program, Christian Neighborhood Clinic and Indiana Legal Services.