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–3rd year $75
4th–5th year $125
6th–8th year $200
9th–10th year $250
11th year and after $360


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.

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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.