Member Groups

Law Students

Membership is free for up to four years of law school (the membership year runs September to August).

Use our online form to sign up now!

You have chosen law as your life's work. Let us help you achieve your goals – become a student member of the Illinois State Bar Association. ISBA student membership provides these benefits:

Publications and Information

  • Fastcase - free legal research with a comprehensive national library and award-winning apps
  • E-Clips - featuring Illinois legal news, Illinois and Seventh Circuit case summaries, legislative updates, all delivered daily or weekly to your email inbox
  • Illinois Bar Journal - ISBA's monthly magazine, free online to ISBA law student members
  • Illinois Lawyer Now Weekly - e-newsletter highlighting the top posts of the week on Illinois Lawyer Now
  • ISBA Law Student Directory - Activate your profile or search for other law students.
  • Your choice of up to five free sections memberships with access to e-newsletters and discussion groups
  • Membership to the Young Lawyers Division and access to the YLD newsletter
  • Option to receive publications in print for only $12 per year or $30 for up to 4 years of law school

Legal Education

In addition, the ISBA

  • Assists members in developing successful legal careers
  • Promotes improvements in the justice system
  • Is an active voice in the state and federal legislative process
  • Promotes goodwill between the public and the legal profession

Use our online form to sign up now!

Interested in being a law student representative from your school?  If you are an ISBA member, please contact Melissa Burkholder, for more information.