(Payment Plan Options available when paying online)

Join between now and June 30, 2018 and your membership is valid through June 30, 2019.

Regular Member Dues $260

Individuals shall be eligible for regular membership while they reside or maintain an office in King County and either (a) are licensed to practice law by the licensing authority of any state, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, and are in good standing in the jurisdiction where they are licensed, or (b) are full-time faculty members of a law school in the State of Washington.

 

Section Dues (separate fee for each) $40

Sections are an invaluable part of membership, focusing on specific fields of law. Often they offer CLE lunches, listserv discussion forums, and networking opportunities.

 

Associate Member Dues $160

Individuals shall be eligible for associate membership if they meet the eligibility requirements for regular membership except the requirement of residence per employment within the county. Associate members shall have all the rights and privileges of regular members, except the right to vote or hold office.

 

Alternative Dues Options $95–165

For King County members only. Income based on individual tax return filed for current year. Income dues option information will be kept confidential.

Income Dues amount

$0–$30,000

$95

$30,001–$45,000

$125

$45,001–$60,000

$165

Sustaining Member Dues $295

Supports income based dues member options.

 

New Lawyer Dues $50
also includes 2 Free sections and a chapter of the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual

Attorneys who were admitted in Washington after April 1, 2018 and not admitted to practice in any other state.

 

Government & Non-profit Civil Legal Aid Member Dues $95

Government Members are attorneys who are solely employed by a local, state or federal government agency or civil legal aid nonprofit organization within King County. 

 

Associate Government & Non-profit Civil Legal Aid Member Dues $95

Associate Government Members are attorneys who are solely employed by a local, state or federal government agency or civil legal aid nonprofit organization, outside of King County.

 

Retired Status No Charge

If you are retired from practice and have been a KCBA member for 25 years or more, you are eligible for our retired status. Contact KCBA Member Services for details: janiellef@kcba.org.

 

Hardship Dues Waiver  

KCBA wants to support you in your career during times of financial difficulty, including when you are in between positions. If you cannot afford your KCBA dues, please contact Christine Dreps, Member Services Manager, to confidentially request a dues waiver. chrisd@kcba.org.

 

Students Free
also includes 2 Free sections

For students who attend law school in the State of Washington or areenrolled in a law clerk program established by Rule 6 of the Admission to Practice Rules adopted by the Washington Supreme Court. Student members shall have the rights and privileges of regular members, except the right to vote or to hold office.

 

Join/Renew Online Now!


How to Join/Renew