Membership Benefits

Make the Most of your membership

ISBA Member Benefits Save You Time, Money & Reduce Your Stress. For more information, call 217-525-1760 or 800-252-8908 toll free in Illinois.

(Free) Fulfillment of MCLE Requirement

Free CLE

15 Hours Per Bar Year / A $349 Value Per Year
*Check Eligibility

(Free) Online Legal Research


Free Online Legal ResearchPremium Plan Library A $995 Value Per Year

Your newest member benefit!
ISBA’s Document Assembly System


Fully automated and cloud-based with Illinois-specific forms. Available to members-only via yearly or monthly subscription

Find out more about IllinoisBarDocs

Practice Tools

Ethics Infoline

Use of Ethics InfoLine & Online Opinions Database


Access to Substantive Law/Practice Setting Sections, Including Newsletters & Discussions / $30 Per Section Young Lawyers Division Free to Eligible Members

ISBA Mutual Liability Insurance

Access to Members-Only Plans through ISBA Mutual Insurance Company

Discussion Groups

Pose Questions & Share Information with Other ISBA Members via ISBA Central

Practice Resource Center

Visit Practice HQ to Help Inform Your Decisions about Practice-Related Issues

Publications & News


Daily Case Digests & Legal News via E-Clips

Illinois Lawyer Now

Legal News, Practice News, Photo Galleries & More Online / Emailed Weekly

Illinois Bar Journal

Monthly Delivery of Award Winning IBJ Magazine

Book Discounts

Discounts on ISBA and CCH

Career Assistance

Job Alerts

Bimonthly Delivery of Job Opportunities via the ISBA Career Center

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Use the Mark on Your Business Card, Letterhead, Website & More to Denote ISBA Membership

Illinois Lawyer Finder Referral Service

Participate in Illinois Lawyer Finder – ISBA's Phone & Online Lawyer Referral Service

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Discount on Pamphlets to Provide to Your Clients Regarding Basic Legal Information


Legislative Initiatives

Lobbying on Legislative Issues Important to the Profession & Public

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Investigations and Actions to Terminate the Unauthorized Practice of Law

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Aid for Lawyers Who Suffer From Alcoholism & Drug Addiction via Lawyers Assistance Program Confidential

Vendor Discounts

Vendor Discounts

Discounts on Practice-Related Services/Products,
Insurance, Financial Services & More.
Visit our Member Marketplace

For New Admittees

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  • First Year of ISBA Membership is Free and Automatic
  • Price Reduction on Most Live, On-Site Law Ed Programs – Attend for Just $25
    Available during your first five years of bar admittance
Learn more about benefits for New Admittees on our New Admittees webpage


For Law Students

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  • Adaptibar $50 Discount Off the Enrollment Fee
  • Automatic Enrollment in the Law Student Division (part of the Young Lawyers Division) and Access to the YLD Newsletter

Learn more about benefits for Law Students on our Law School webpage.