Membership Benefits

New Orleans Bar Association Membership Pays for Itself!  


Continuing Legal Education 

  • Over 200 hours of CLE essential to your practice, including select free CLE, such as the judges featured in Approach the Bench and ...
  • 5 FREE on FRIDAYS: Each Friday in August, tech and practice management CLEs are free to members.
  • Explore the latest legal developments with the community's leading lawyers and judges.
  • Free CLE and member CLE discounts more than cover the cost of your membership!


  • Advance your practice with 23 substantive law committees and more than 20 bar and public service committees.
  • Network with other lawyers and judges who  share your interests and passions.

Young Lawyers Section

  • Get to know other young lawyers at monthly lunch meetings.
  • Have fun and make a difference at the gourmet law firm cook-off,  the New Orleans Bar & Grille, at the fall Golf  Tournament, frequent socials, or volunteer  at the community Legal Fair.
  • Start off your practice with a full day of CLE at   the Big Easy Boot Camp, free to new admittees!

And More!

  • Stay in the know with a weekly E-Newsletter, a monthly Calendar of Events, & our magazine.
  • Members can join the Lawyer Referral Service to kick-start their practice or expand their client base.



FREE on FRIDAYS: tech & practice management CLEs         

$175 value                                                                                                                                                                            

Approach the Bench free CLEs

$100 value  

Free subscription to Briefly Speaking 

$30 value

Avg. member discount on other CLEs