Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ABA Membership Now Free for Law Students

The American Bar Association just announced that law students are now eligible for free membership to the ABA. Membership in the Law Student Division provides students with access to ABA publications, member discounts, and continuing legal education (CLE) materials. Students must be currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. To join, visit or call the ABA Service Center at 800-285-2221.

In addition, Duke Law students might be interested in joining the North Carolina Bar Association, which also provides free registration for currently-enrolled law students. The NCBA membership provides students with free individual accounts to the Fastcase research service (currently also available in a shared IP format through the Goodson Law Library) as well as bar publications and additional membership discounts. To join the NCBA, visit

Planning your legal career in a different state? Visit the ABA's State & Local Bar Associations map to look for student membership information in the state of your choice.