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NAPABA Membership has its Benefits!

  • A subscription to the NAPABA Lawyer newsletter, updating you with current happenings, events and programs.
  • Opportunities and contacts for professional and personal Networking! Networking! Networking! Networking!
  • Access to recent job postings.
  • Discounts to NAPABA events including the annual Convention and continuing legal education programs.
  • Membership in NAPABA Professional Development Forums, providing numerous opportunities for business development and professional growth.
  • Participation in NAPABA committee activities.
  • A guide to NAPABA affiliated organizations.
  • The knowledge and satisfaction that your membership helps to sustain NAPABA’s vital programs and its efforts in advocating for the Asian Pacific American community and in fostering the professional development of Asian Pacific American lawyers, law students, judges and professors.


    Questions? Contact the NAPABA National Office at (202)775-9555.


    The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association is the only national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students comprised of approximately 59 local APA bar associations, and individual members whose practice settings range from solo practices to large firms, corporations, legal services organizations, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies.

    Currently, NAPABA is supported only by a portion of the proceeds of its national annual convention and membership fees assessed through its local affiliates. This is not enough for a national organization. The enhanced membership program will allow you to participate directly with NAPABA at five levels of participation.

    The Law Student Level participation involves a $25 annual contribution.

    The Bronze Level participation involves a $50 annual contribution.

    The Silver Level participation involves a $100 annual contribution.

    The Gold Level participation involves a $250 annual contribution.

    The Platinum Level participation involves a $500 annual contribution.

    Membership starts the day you sign up and lasts for one year. As a NAPABA member you will receive a copy of NAPABA's quarterly newsletter. You will also receive periodic updates and announcements specially delivered to you by e-mail which will include the latest news affecting NAPABA and the APA community. Additionally, by paying online you can create an online profile, view online job postings, and have an opportunity to join NAPABA's Partner's Directory.

    To join NAPABA, please click here and fill out the NAPABA profile form. After completing the profile form please click on create profile, you will then be prompted to pay by credit card. NAPABA accepts both MasterCard and VISA.

    If you are a current or recently expired NAPABA member and want to renew your membership, click here.

    If you would like more information about joining NAPABA or the local APA Bar Association nearest you, please call our National Office at (202)775-9555.

    NAPABA is a 501(c)(6) tax-exempt organization. Contributions or gifts to NAPABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, membership dues may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses and contributions or gifts may be tax deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. This general statement may not apply to your specific situation; please consult your tax advisor.


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