Membership Dues Options
Regular Member Dues: $235
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.
Associate Member Dues: $135
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.
Voting Rights: $100
Associate members who elect to pay full dues may become a regular member with all the rights and privileges of regular members.
Income Based Dues: $95-$320
For King County members only. Income information will be kept confidential.
Income Dues amount
$0-$30,000 $ 95
$150-001 or more $320
Sustaining Member Dues: $350
Supports income based dues member options
New Lawyer Dues: $25 (also includes 2 Free sections and a chapter of the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual)
Attorneys who were admitted in Washington after May 1, 2012 and not admitted to practice in any other state prior to May 1, 2012.
Government/Public Defender Member Dues: $95
Government Members are attorneys who are solely employed by a local, state or federal government agency. Public Defense members are attorneys employed by one of the four local non-profit law firms who are contracted with the Office of the Public Defender.
Students: Free (also includes 2 Free sections)
For students who attend law school in the State of Washington or are enrolled 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.