Five Ways to Improve Your Law Practice

A Message from the American Bar Association

Posted May 20, 2014 2:01 PM CDT

Join the American Bar Association!

As one of the largest voluntary professional membership in the world, the ABA offers resources to every attorney. We invite you to take advantage of our benefits with a FREE ABA and Section membership. Join nearly 400,000 of your peers, and stay in good company!

Five of the ABA’s top member resources include:

1) Sections, Divisions, and Forums: 84% of ABA members join because of the networking and business development opportunities.

Sections, Divisions, and Forums focus on a unique area of law or business―allowing more in-depth examination of issues, regulations, and national trends. The ABA’s specialty groups also provide opportunities for leadership, authorship, and speaking engagements.

2) Advocacy

90% of ABA members join to be a part of an organization important to the profession.

The ABA speaks on diverse issues of importance to the legal profession before Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental entities. ABA advocacy efforts ensure that you have a voice on important national and international issues affecting the rule of law.

3) Continuing Legal Education

78% of ABA members join to enhance their professional development skills.

Participate in the ABA’s world-class Continuing Legal Education programs. The ABA Free CLE Series offers 18 hours of FREE CLE through programs featuring influential legal practitioners both live and on-demand. Plus, the ABA’s newest member benefit, the Free Career Advice Series offers practical tips from legal experts.

4) ABA Journal

89% of ABA members join to stay up-to-date on important industry trends.

Subscriptions to publications like the monthly ABA Journal , the most widely read legal magazine in the nation, will deliver top headlines and reports on trends affecting lawyers today.

5) Discounts and Savings

85% of ABA members would recommend membership to their colleagues and peers.

The ABA saves you money through member-only pricing on ABA books and CLE, plus discounts on products and services you need from brand-name companies you trust, including Office Depot, Sprint, Mercedes, Lenovo, HP, and more!

Your FREE ABA and Section membership will allow you to explore these benefits and more! Join today and learn how ABA membership puts you in good company!

*This complimentary ABA and Section membership is only available to non-ABA members who are currently licensed to practice law in the United States. You may not use the complimentary membership offer if you were enrolled as an ABA member for the 2013-2014 membership year. Your complimentary membership will end on August 31, 2014.
Statistics based on findings from an ABA member satisfaction survey conducted in February 2014.

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