Why Become a Member?
The objective of the Lafayette Bar Association is to assist its members in the practice of law to better advertise the administration of justice, uphold the integrity of the courts and the legal profession, maintain the moral principles of attorneys through continuing legal education, promote public understanding of and respect for the law and influence collegiality among its members. Memberships are active from January 1st of every year to December 31st, upon which date you can complete a renewal to continue your membership.
Business Contacts and Networking Opportunities
Accredited Continuing Legal Education - Discounted and Free
Exclusive networking opportunities including ceremonies and socials
Membership in Sections and Service on Various Committees
Involvement in Community Service Outreach Projects such as the Lafayette Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project
Free access to the Lafayette Parish Law Library and Westlaw
The Promulgator: our bi-montly magazine featuring legal articles, interviews, and events
Who Can Become A Member?
All licensed attorneys that are considered in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar Association can become members of the Lafayette Bar Association.
There are multiple member types to choose from including Private Practice, Government/Public Service, and Newly Admitted to Practice. If you are a newly admitted to practice, please contact the Lafayette Bar Association before completing a membership application so that you can receive your first year as a member free of charge.
How To Become A Member
You can become a member by completing a Membership Application. Click the first button to complete an electronic form online or the second button to download an application and send it in via email or direct mail.
Questions? Email the LBA Marketing Coordinator.