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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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Meet, Greet and Mingle

April 22, 2014 6pm-8:30pm - Held at The Art League of L.I., 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills. Free Admission for members and their non-member guests.
Wine & horsd'oeuves, we will be given a gallery tour led by Susan Peragallo who will talk about the current exhibition: "Lanescapes: From Metropolis to Arcadia".
You will be given a tour of the Art League, including seeing students in their studios workong on jewelry-making, painting, sculpting, drawing and printmaking.
YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND!


SCBA Annual Meeting - May 5, 2014 at 6pm

Election of Officers, Directors & members of the Nominating Committee. Awards of Recognition, Golden Anniversary Awards and Annual SCBA High School Scholarship Award. Special recognition to Officers & Directors of the SCBA & Academy of Law whose terms have expired.
$40 per person.


May 17, 2014 - 6th Annual Dog Agility Expo & Pet Fair

The Suffolk County Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee and the Suffolk Academy of Law present its Sixth Annual  “Dog Day Afternoon Agility Expo & Pet Fair” on Saturday, May 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s College, located at 155 West Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772, (in the quad).  This family fun event includes agility demonstrations and shows throughout the day provided by “All Fur Fun Agility” a petting zoo, pony rides and face painting for the kids, vendors of all kinds and rescue groups of every type will all be in attendance with their animals for adoption and to see, enjoy and learn about!  Bring your dog for fun and a run through the agility course!!!!!  Come enjoy a fun filled day outdoors with animals, entertainment, food and lots of vendors! Admission is $10.00 per car!  All dogs must be leashed and well behaved.  If your furry friend does not play well with others leave them on the couch. Click here for further information.

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