The Maryland State Bar Association connects and empowers Maryland’s lawyers.

We offer benefits, communities, and resources designed to help members at every stage of their careers.

MSBA membership makes you part of Maryland’s most extensive network of legal professionals. There are more than 24,000 MSBA members across the state, representing every segment of the legal profession. We connect members online and in-person.

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Free Fastcase Access

Save $1,000+ every year.

Fastcase is a comprehensive database of legal research – at your fingertips. MSBA members save $1,000+ dollars per year with free Fastcase access.

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Exclusive Member Communities

30 member sections facilitating online and in-person connections.

Sections are the lifeblood of MSBA. We have more than 30 members-only sections that connect you to attorneys in your specific area of practice. Sections host events that give you an edge in professional learning and networking – plus they provide a unique opportunity to meet and socialize with our diverse group of members.

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Free & Discounted CLE

Enough free CLE to cover the cost of membership.

MSBA’s CLE courses bring the best legal minds to you through in-person, on-demand, and online programming. We bring members together to learn from experts in every segment of the law.

Plus, MSBA membership comes with access to enough free CLE to cover the cost of joining. It’s a no-brainer.

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Discounts on Cutting-Edge Software and Services

Our partners can help you run your practice & grow your business.

Your MSBA membership gives you discounts on products, services, and tools from our extensive network of partners that will boost your business and make your practice more efficient. They’re available to use at any time.

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Practice Management Resource Portal

Exclusive members-only content to help you take your practice to the next level.

MSBA membership comes with exclusive access to the Practice Management Resource Portal, the go-to source for information curated specifically to help solo and small firm attorneys run their practices.

Our library of videos, white papers, and other exclusive content is designed to help you manage every part of your practice: whether it’s building a client base, budgeting & bookkeeping, or choosing the right software to boost your business.

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Health & Wellness Services

MSBA’s Health & Wellness programs give you the support you need to be your best. We envision a membership in which every lawyer of the MSBA is provided with the support and education needed to achieve optimal overall health and wellness. Our overarching goal is to enhance health and wellness so lawyers can better serve themselves, as well as others within their personal and professional lives.

The Lawyer Assistance Program is available to all lawyers in Maryland and is committed to providing assistance to lawyers, judges, and law school students by offering assessment, referral, short-term counseling, and continued support to insure long term success.

Member Publications

MSBA publications are written for and by our members. They bring you deep insight into the issues that are relevant to your practice, and members automatically receive them with their membership.

  • Bar Journal bi-monthly magazine
  • Bar Bulletin monthly magazine
  • MSBA Weekly e-newsletter

Joining MSBA keeps you ahead of the changes affecting our profession with timely news and analysis.

Legislative Advocacy

MSBA membership supports our advocacy efforts on behalf of the profession. And when you join, you’ll be the first to know about the issues that could impact lawyers.

The MSBA takes an active role in shaping legislation considered in Annapolis and D.C. to realize the best possible outcomes for Maryland’s lawyers and legal professionals. We do so by leveraging the networks, skills, and knowledge of our more than 24,000 members.

Our advocacy efforts go beyond lobbying – we lead powerfully by acting as the linchpin of information between lawmakers, our members, and the public.



Attorney Member
5+ Years: $175/year, Less Than 5 Years: $115/year


Student Member


Paralegal/Legal Assistant


Firm Administrator


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To learn more about the benefits of MSBA membership, contact:

Jennifer Dameron

Relationship and Service Manager