Join the ISBA

Active Member Dues

The bar membership year runs July 1 through June 30. Qualifying attorneys joining after January 1 will be prorated at half the dues rate, and will receive 7.5 hours of free CLE, unless a request to pay the full dues rate to access the full 15 hours of Free CLE is received by ISBA.

1st year after admission Free
2nd year $50
3rd year $67
4th year $90
5th year $112
6th year $138
7th year $162
8th year $185
9th year $203
10th year $223
11th year $250
12th year $262
13th year $267
14th year $279
15th year $288
16th year $297
17th year $300
18th year $302
19th year $306
20th year and after $320


New Admittees

You are automatically enrolled for free when you are sworn into the Illinois Bar. Please submit this online membership form to provide us with your current information. To find out your login information, please email the Membership Department or call 217-525-1760 or 800-252-8908.

Firm Billing Plans

Please call the Administrative Services Department at (217) 525-1760 or (800) 252-8908.

Law Students

Law Students are eligible for a free electronic membership. To receive publications in print, law students pay just $12 per year or $30 for up to 4 years of law school.

Join online

Law Office Administrators and Legal Assistants

Non-lawyers who are qualified through education, training, or work experience, please download this form. Sponsorship by an active lawyer member required. Dues are $55 per year.