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Join The norfolk & Portsmouth Bar association

Membership in the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association is open to licensed attorneys, law students, legal administrators, and the local military legal community.

The Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association has served the legal profession and community since 1898, and we cordially invite you to actively support this continuing tradition.

An NPBA Professional Membership gives you the opportunity to:

  • Meet fellow members of the Association and judges of this jurisdiction through business and social meetings;
  • Gain recognition within your profession by serving on decision making committees*;
  • Receive the bimonthly Bar Bulletin, with news of professional interest
  • Participate in the Young Lawyers Section**; and
  • Attend all of the NPBA's Continuing Legal Education Seminars (excluding the Bench Bar Conference) at no additional cost.

    We encourage you to join and take advantage of the opportunities provided by our Association to enrich your professional career and to work through the committees to improve our profession.

    *Please note that Law Student Members are not eligible for committee participation.

    **Members eligible for the Young Lawyers Section are age 36 and younger or have been practicing for five years or less.

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    If you would prefer to fill out a printed membership application and pay by check, please download the appropriate application below:

    Professional Membership Application

    Law Student Membership Application

    Professional Membership

    Professional membership in the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association is open to licensed attorneys, legal administrators, and the local military legal community.

    • Hold full membership status and eligibility to serve on NPBA Committees
    • Free Luncheon Meetings of the Association
    • Receive the "Bar Bulletin" - NPBA newsletter
    • Information about NPBA activities via email
    • Continuing Legal Education seminars at reduced rates
    • Community Service Opportunities



    Law Student Membership

    As a law student, you are eligible to join the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association and receive these membership benefits:

    • Free Luncheon Meetings of the Association
    • Receive the "Bar Bulletin" - NPBA newsletter
    • Information about NPBA activities via email
    • Continuing Legal Education seminars at reduced rates
    • Community Service Opportunities