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The following classes of membership are offered at the Berks County Bar Association:

ACTIVE MEMBERS:
The following persons shall be eligible for active membership: (a) any person licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania who either resides or maintains their principal office for the practice of law in Berks County and who is neither an associate nor honorary member of the Association; or (b) judges, senior judges, justices or senior justices of the Common Pleas Court, any Pennsylvania Appellate Court or Federal Judiciary who either reside in or regularly maintain court in Berks County. The Board of Directors may from time to time establish additional categories of active members. Annual dues based upon admission to the Supreme Court.
  a. Regular: More information here»
  b. Government: Employee of Federal/State Local Government or a legal services organization. More information here»
 
 ASSOCIATE: 

The following persons shall be eligible for associate membership: any person licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania who (a) neither resides nor has a principal office for the practice of law in Berks County; or (b) devotes less than a majority of that person’s time practicing law and who resides in Berks County. More information here»

 HONORARY:

The following persons shall be eligible for honorary membership: any distinguished lawyer or judge who may be designated from time to time by the Board of Directors. More information here»


To apply for membership please complete the application and return to the BCBA office.  We request that no monies be sent with the application, as we will contact you and advise you on the correct amount to be submitted. 

Membership Application form>>
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If you have any questions, please call the Executive Director, 610-375-4591.

Our membership fee is based on your admission date to the PA Supreme Court.  

For more details about BCBA Member Benefits: Click here»