Join the Orange County Bar Association

 

Prospective members may join the OCBA at any time during the year. Our membership year runs June 1 through May 31. Annual dues notifications are sent prior to and during the renewal period, which runs from June 1 through June 30. A $25 late fee is assessed for dues received after June 30, and the renewal period closes on July 31.

Prerequisite: Regular and Government attorneys are required to accept two (2) pro bono cases per year from the Legal Aid Society. Attorneys may elect to pay a fee in lieu of cases. Please contact the Legal Aid Society at 407-841-8310 for details.

 

Membership levels:

  • REGULAR MEMBERSHIP - $115 to join; $150.00 each year thereafter. Attorney admitted in good standing to The Florida Bar who resides in or practices at least part time in Orange County. Regular Membership (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $125.00 to join; $160.00 each year thereafter.) Luncheons included.
  • GOVERNMENT - $115 Attorney admitted in good standing to The Florida Bar who resides in or practices at least part time in Orange County and is employed by a Government Agency. (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $120 to join and each year thereafter.) Luncheons included.
  • JUDICIARY - No fee Luncheons included.
  • HONORARY - No fee By invitation. Luncheons included.
  • ASSOCIATE - $60 Retired jurist or OCBA member over the age of 65; or a member of The Florida Bar not actively practicing in Orange, Seminole, or Osceola counties; or an attorney not admitted to The Florida Bar but admitted in good standing to a practice in another state. (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $65 to join and each year thereafter). Luncheons not included.
  • AFFILIATE - $115 Paralegal; legal assistant; law office administrator; law librarian; international associate; or criminal justice. (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $120 to join and each year thereafter.) Luncheons included.
  • LAW STUDENT - $30 Enrolled in law school. (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $33 to join and each year thereafter.) Luncheons not included.
  • PARALEGAL STUDENT - $30 Enrolled in paralegal courses. (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $33 to join and each year thereafter.) Luncheons not included.
  • PATRON - $425 - Court Reporter, Expert / Consultant, Legal Accountant, Other TBD. (Beginning June 1, 2018 - $435 to join and each year thereafter.) Four luncheons included. All applications will be reviewed by the OCBA Executive Council. To join the OCBA in this membership category, please contact 407-422-4551, ext. 225.
 

For additional details, contact Karen Fast, Membership Manager, by email, or call 407-422-4551, ext. 225.