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Active Membership:

Any member of the Bar of the State of New York who resides in or maintains an office in Suffolk County, including any person who holds judicial office, may become an Active Member.

 

Associate Membership:

Any member of the Bar of the State of New York who neither resides in nor maintains an office in Suffolk County, and any member of the Bar of any other State, Territory, or District of Columbia may become an Associate Member.

 

Student Membership:

Any individual regularly enrolled, and in good standing, in a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or, who clerking is clerking pursuant to § 22NYCRR520.4, or is awaiting bar examination results or admission to the bar may become a Student Member.

 

Retired Membership:

Any member of the Bar of the State of New York who has certified pursuant to §468a, of the Judiciary Law that he or she has retired from the practice of law, may become a Retired Member, [but a full-time judge or justice of the Unified Court System of the State of New York, or of acourt of any other state or of a Federal court, shall not be eligible to become a Retired Member].

 

Honorary Membership:

Any person of distinction in the legal profession may be elected an Honorary Member by a vote of two thirds of the whole number of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors, by a vote of at least two thirds of its may, at any time, terminate an Honorary Membership.

 

Sustaining Membership:

Sustaining membership is available to any member of any of the above membership catagories whom are willing, for the support of the general wortk of the Association, to pay such amount (as determined by the Board of Directors) in addition to their dues for their particular class. A member who elects to become a Sustaining Member in any year shall not be obiligated to continue such membership in any subsequent year. Sustaining members shall have the same rights and privileges as pertain to the class of which they are a member.

 

Dues Information

 

Membership Dues

Membership Category

Years admitted as of June 1st¹

Dues

Active

1 year or less

$98.00

Active

Over 1-5 Years

$176.00

Active

Over 5-10 Years

$224.00

Active

Over 10 Years

$285.00

Associate

1 Year or less

$98.00

Associate

 Over 1-5 Years

$176.00

Associate

Over 5 Years

$224.00

Retired²

 

$98.00

Student

 

$25.00

Honorary Membership

 

There are no dues, but a $50.00 administrative fee is required.

Sustaining Membership

 

Add $150.00 to your annual dues or administrative fee

¹ Calculations of your dues is predicated on your admission status as of June 1st, which is the commencement of the Association's fiscal year.

² A copy of your registration & retirement acknowledgment receipt from the Office of Court Administration must be forwarded by facsimile to complete your application.

 

Dues are Prorated on a quarterly basis for new applicants as follows:

Prorating Chart

Application submitted between ÷

9/1 - 11/30 (75%)

12/1 - 2/28 (50%)

EARLY BIRD 3/1 - 5/31 (FREE)

Student¹

No prorating - $25.00

$12.50

NEW MEMBER SIGN UP

1 year or less

$73.50

$49.00

IN CURRENT 4TH QUARTER

Over 1-5 Years

$132.00

$88.00

PAY FULL DUES NOW FOR

Over 5-10 Years

$168.00

$112.00

NEXT FISCAL YEAR

Over 10 Years

$213.75

$142.50

GET CURRENT 1/4 FREE

¹Student membership only receive ½ year prorate.

 

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SCBA Annual Outing - August 11, 2014

Join Us for an Enjoyable Day of Fun, Networking and Camaraderie

The SCBA will hold its Annual Golf Outing and Fishing trip on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Port Jefferson.

The Fishing is an SCBA Private Charter aboard the Osprey V, a 65 ft. Gilliken Boat with a 23 foot beam. Outfitted with twin turbo Caterpillars and the latest in fish finding and navigational electronics and an experienced crew, all designed with fishing comfort in mind. Breakfast will be served on deck at 7 a.m. Lunch, snacks, water, and drinks are all included in the price. Weather permitting, the upper deck will feature a live band.

The golf outing will be held at the popular Port Jefferson Country Club, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Registration and lunch will be served starting at 11 a.m. Please join the members of the Bar and Judiciary for a memorable day of golf, followed by an awards dinner. Tournament prizes will be presented for men’s and women’s closest to the pin, low gross/low net scores and longest drive. So Save the Date Monday, August 11, 2014.


Summer CLE from the Academy

Opportunities to gain knowledge and CLE credits continue throughout July and August. Offerings include A Night at the Movies Ethics Roundtable (7/16); Effective Use of IRA Trusts (7/15); 1404 Exams (7/24); and a five-seminar Summer Series for Suffolk Litigators (starts July 23).  Click here for further information


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