Motivated by Justice Inspired by Service

Members


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.

Membership Benefits

NETWORKING

  • Develop business and support networks
  • Exclusive networking opportunities including ceremonies and socials
  • Register and online payment for event attendance

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
  • Accredited seminars and programs
  • Affordable pricing including member discounts and free attendance
  • Expert speakers and comprehensive written materials
  • Stay up-to-date on evolving areas of law and building your business
  • Easily register & pay online

INVOLVEMENT & LEADERSHIP
  • Membership in sections and service on various committees
  • Participation in community service outreach projects
  • Involvement in Lafayette Bar Foundation Pro Bono Programs and free legal assistance programs 
  • Cases covered by Professional Liability Insurance 

MEMBER PORTAL FEATURES
  • Customize your online profile with photo, honors and achievements, roles and position
  • Lawyer search preferences in the Online Member Directory
  • View invoices and transactions
  • Exclusive invoice billing for members
  • Manage section involvement
  • Easily renew annual membership dues electronically
  • Update billing information

COMMUNICATIONS
  • Receive The Promulgator, official magazine of the Lafayette Bar Association
  • Member Marketplace: Posting exclusive to members

REFFERRALS
  • Included in the Online Member Directory, where public can search for an attorney
  • Printed Member Directory
  • Advertising in The Promulgator

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
  • Job Board-Post job openings for your firm directly from the Member Portal
  • Complimentary access to the Lafayette Parish Law Library and Westlaw
  • Mediation Center at the Lafayette Bar Association office