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Renewing your membership: 2014 Dues Statement
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2014 Referral Program
The Albany County Bar Foundation was incorporated in 1993 to manage and distribute funds for programs devoted to legal education of the community and attorneys, legal services for the indigent, and furtherance of social justice. Contributions to the Foundation are deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Any contribution will be greatly appreciated; an initial contribution of $10.00 is respectfully requested. Call us to pay by credit card or just send in a check!!!
2014 Membership Information
All applications must be submitted with a Certificate of Good Standing from the Appellate Division (518-471-4778) or a copy of your attorney ID card or your information from the Unified Court System.
SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP: $165
By choosing to become a Sustaining Member, you will become a part of a distinguished group who are committed to the science of jurisprudence, the promotion of reforms in law, the facilitation of the administration of justice, the elevation of the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in our profession and the cherishing of the spirit of collegiality among its members. As a Sustaining Member your name will appear on the roster periodically in our monthly newsletter; it will be listed on our Court of Appeals Program.
MEMBER: Admitted 5 years or more: $135; Admitted less than 5 years: $85
Members of the Bar of the State of New York in good standing that reside or practice in the County of Albany. Any other member of the bar of New York State or any other state in good standing is eligible to become members having all the privileges of the same except that of voting and of holding office. Please include a certificate of good standing with this application or a copy of your Attorney ID card. Dues are based on years of admission to the bar.
AFFILIATE MEMBER: $25
Any legal secretary or paralegal employed by or working under the direction of any member of the Association who is a member of the Bar of the State of New York in good standing is entitled to all privileges of the Association except for voting or holding office.
LAW STUDENTS: $10
Any law student in good standing in a law school accredited by the America Bar Association and not admitted to practice is entitled to all privileges of the Association, except for voting and holding office. Law school membership shall cease at the end of the calendar year when the law student ceases to be enrolled or upon graduation.
BAR FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTION:
The Albany County Bar Foundation was incorportated in 1993 to manage and distribute funds for programs devoted to legal education and the communtiy and attorney, legl srvices for the indigent, and furtherance of social justice. Contributions to the Foundation are diductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Any contribution will be greatly appreciated, an initial contribution of $10.00 is respectfully requested.
Lawyer Referral Service:
While the fee for the referral service does not increase ($75 for two categories, $100 for up to four categories and $15 per each additional category), our categories themselves will be updated to better serve the members of the Bar Association as well as the clients who are in need of their services.
Please make all checks payable to:
Albany County Bar Association
Please return membership dues with completed application and a copy of your Certificate of Good Standing, copy of your attorney ID card or information from the Unified Court System Website to:
Albany County Bar Association
112 State Street, Ste. 1120
Albany, NY 12207