Membership

Join the MCBA

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If you need personal assistance, please call the MCBA Membership Department with credit card ready. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

·         Phone: (602) 257-4200 - ask for Cynthia

·         Fax: (602) 682-8601 to Cynthia

·         Mail: Maricopa County Bar Association, 303 E. Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

Click here to download Membership Application

 

 

What's In It for You?

 

 

See the Member Benefits and Member Discounts page for complete information on what MCBA has to offer.

 

Who is Eligible to Join?

 

Membership in the MCBA is open to attorneys and non-attorneys. Please find complete information on eligibility and membership categories here. The membership year runs January-December. 

 

Annual Membership Dues - 2017

 

Dues listed here do not include the $15 voluntary donation to the Maricopa County Bar Foundation.

·         Attorney - Private Practice less than 3 years - $100

·         Attorney - Private Practice more than 3 years - $190

·         Attorney - Public Lawyer less than 3 years (includes automatic membership in the Public Lawyers Division) - $95

·         Attorney - Public Lawyer more than 3 years (includes automatic membership in the Public Lawyer Division) - $145

·         Judge/Commissioner - $145

·         Law Professor - $145

·         Honorary - Licensed - $100

·         Honorary - $0

·         Associate (licensed only out-of-state) - $155

·         Retired - $75

·         Legal Related - $115

·         Court Personnel/Office Administrator - $85

·         Paralegal/Legal Assistant (includes automatic membership in the Paralegal Division) - $110

·         Paralegal Student - $20

·         Law Student - $10

 

The MCBA introduced a new membership Category in 2016:

 

·         Sustaining Member - $500

 A Sustaining Membership includes:

·         Your 2017 membership dues

·         Unlimited CLE 2017 (In-person only)

·         Special recognition in the Maricopa Lawyer and at MCBA Events

·         Exclusive sustaining member events

 

Sections and Divisions

 

Membership also provides access to a selection of substantive law sections and employment- and age-related divisions, either at no extra cost or for a modest fee. These groups provide even more opportunities for interaction with like-minded attorneys. If you're already a member of the MCBA, join a section or division.

 

DIVISIONS

·         Corporate Counsel ($30/year)

·         Paralegal (automatic membership included in dues)

·         Public Lawyers (automatic membership included in dues)

·         Public Lawyers Division-Auxiliary Member (Private practice attorney $30/year)  

·         Solo & Small Firm - Must be a sole practitioner or work in a firm with 5 attorneys or less (membership included in dues)

·         Young Lawyers - Under the age of 36 or licensed to practice for less that five years (automatic membership included in dues)

 

SECTIONS ($30 each)

·         Bankruptcy Law

·         Construction Law

·         Criminal Law

·         Employment Law

·         Environmental & Natural Resources Law

·         Estate Planning, Probate & Trust

·         Family Law

·         Litigation

·         Personal Injury/Negligence

·         Real Estate

 

Sister Bar Associations

 

MCBA makes it possible for individuals to join and pay dues to these groups when they join or renew with us.

 

Arizona Asian American Bar Association

·         Attorneys - $75

·         Non-attorneys - $30

·         Law students - Free

 

Arizona Black Bar

·         Licensed more than 10 years - $ 100

·         Licensed more than 5 years - $75

·         Licensed 0-5 years, Public Lawyers - $50

·         Non-attorney Members - $20

 

Arizona Women Lawyers Association

·         Sustaining Member (receives special recognition at events) - $100

·         Regular Member earning $50,000 per year or more - $75

·         Private Attorney earning less than $50,000 per year - $50

·         Public Attorney or Judge - $50

·         First Year Lawyer Admitted in Arizona less than 12 months - $25

Law Student any ABA-Accredited Law School

·         Law Student - One Year - $10

·         Law Student - Two Years - $20

·         Law Student - Three Years - $25

 

Black Women Lawyer's Association of Arizona

·         Attorneys - $20

·         Law Students - $5

·         Law Firms/Corporate - $100

 

Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association

·         Attorneys licensed less than one year - $50

·         Attorneys licensed 2-4 - $100

·         Attorneys licensed more than five years- $150

·         Paralegals/Students - $10

 

East Valley Bar Association

·         All members - $25

 

North Phoenix Bar Association

·         All members - $40

 

Scottsdale Bar Association

·         All members/law school graduates - $40

·         Law Student at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law or Arizona Summit - $10

 

West Valley Bar Association

·         All members - $20

 

For more membership information, contact Cynthia Quinonez at (602) 682-8582 or cquinonez@maricopabar.org.