Annual Fees

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LSBA Membership Dues and LADB Assessment are due and payable July 1st.  Please keep your membership information current so that you receive all communications in a timely manner.

The purpose of the LSBA is set forth in Art. III § 1 of its Articles of Incorporation. The expenditure of funds by the LSBA is limited as set forth in the LSBA’s Articles and Bylaws; Supreme Court Rule XVIII § 6; Keller v. State Bar of California, 496U.S. 1 (1990); McDonald v. Longley, 4 F.4th 229 (5th Cir. 2021); and Boudreaux v. Louisiana State Bar Ass'n, 86 F.4th 620 (5th Cir. 2023).

A member may object to the use of any portion of the member’s bar dues for activities he or she considers inconsistent with constitutional standards. Members can object to LSBA expenditures based on the preliminary budget, the audited financial statements, the email alerts, the Bar Briefs, the Louisiana Bar Journal, or any other notice that they receive. Member objections must be filed within 45 days of the date of the Bar’s publication of notice of the activity to which the member is objecting. Details on the objection, refund, and arbitration procedures are set forth in Article XII of the By-Laws. Review the objection, refund, and arbitration procedures in Article XII of the LSBA By-Laws.
Review information on annual LSBA expenditures.

 LSBA DuesLADB Assessment
Members admitted 3 years or less $80.00 $170.00
Members admitted more than 3 years $200.00 $235.00
Emeritus Member** $100.00 $117.50

** An active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, who is in good standing, may apply for Emeritus status. View Guidelines and Restrictions and the Notice of Application
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