Dade County Bar Assocation – Young Lawyers Section
The Dade County Bar Association’s mission is to be the voice of Miami-Dade County’s legal profession, serving the public and the bar by promoting equal justice, professionalism and civility, and excellence and respect for the law.
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Miami, FL 33128 Young Professional Age Range 24 to 36 years old Membership Levels
$70 per year if admitted to practice less than 2 years; $140 per year when admitted to practice 2 years or more. If you are a practicing attorney and your office is in Miami-Dade County, then you fall under the “Regular” member category.
A member of The Florida Bar who is not actively engaged in the practice of law in Miami-Dade County, or is admitted to practice before the highest court of any state or the District of Columbia or a United States Territory, or foreign country or jurisdiction shall be eligible to become an Associate Member of the Association. Dues are $35 after the first year of admission to state bar and $70 after second year. If you are a practicing attorney and your office is NOT in Miami-Dade County, then you fall under the “Associate” member category.
Government employee’s dues shall not exceed $53 per year for the first 2 years of practice and shall not exceed $105 per year when in practice for more than 2 years. Government employees who make less than 60K/yr, the first year of membership shall not exceed $26.25 and after the first year shall not exceed $52.50. If you work for the Federal / State level, then you fall under the “Government” category.
Judge membership dues are $105 per year.
Law Student Member
Dues shall not exceed $25 per year. Any person who is enrolled as a student at an ABA-accredited law school, or a law school for which ABA accreditation is pending and subject to proof thereof, but who is not yet a member of The Florida Bar or the bar of any other state and not yet actively engaged in the practice of law in Dade County, is eligible to become a Law Student member of the Dade County Bar Association.
Any person who is a Florida Registered Paralegal with The Florida Bar, a certified paralegal by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations or the National Association of Legal Assistants, is eligible to become a Paralegal member of the Association. Dues shall not exceed $50 per year.
Paralegal/Legal Studies Student Member
Dues shall not exceed $15 per year. Any person who is enrolled as a student at an ABA-accredited law school, or a law school for which ABA accreditation is pending and subject to proof thereof, but who is not yet a member of The Florida Bar or the bar of any other state and not yet actively engaged in the practice of law in Dade County, is eligible to become a Paralegal/Legal Studies Student member of the Dade County Bar Association
Benefits with a major gift
In the legal profession, it is essential to be a part of an organization that supports you. The Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) supports its members in many ways, but some of the most important aspects are the abundant networking opportunities, high quality and timely continuing legal education, and leadership development opportunities for attorneys, to help you GROW your practice, GAIN experience and GIVE back. As the largest lawyer network in Miami-Dade County and the largest voluntary bar association in Florida, the DCBA provides the contacts and services you need to be successful in your practice. Whether you are in a small firm or large firm, practice in the area of family law or tax law, the DCBA can help you in your practice.