Dues Structure Fee
(Admitted to practice)
Less than 1 year Exempt
1 yr, less than 5 yrs $65 (public) - pay dues
1 yr, less than 5 yrs $80 (private) - pay dues
5 yrs or more $85 (public) - paydues
5 yrs or more $100 (private) - pay dues
Life Member $2,500 - pay dues
50 yrs or more Exempt
Law Student Exempt
Associate Member $50 - pay dues
*Any dues paid online are subject to the PayPal service fee.
*Young Lawyers Division requirements:
Members must be under the age of 36 or practicing less than 8 years (“young lawyer”) and law student members of the Association.
**The bar year is from July 1st to June 30th of each year.
Benefits of Membership
National Bar Association
MCBA is an affiliate chapter of the NBA, the premier professional organization for African-American attorneys.
Address: 1225 11th St. NW; Washington, DC 20001-4217
Phone: (202) 842-3900 Fax: (202) 289-6170
Scovel Richardson Scholarship
The Scovel Richardson Scholarship is awarded at the annual Scholarship Dinner to an African-American law student who most exemplifies the ideals and accomplishments of Judge Richardson, the first Howard University law school graduate to be appointed to the federal bench.
Black History Month Program
Annually cosponsored by the MCBA and the Lawyers’ Association, this program features a keynote speaker, a dinner and the opportunity to network with judges, attorneys and community leaders.
Continuing Legal Education
MCBA sponsors at least four CLEs per year. Past topics have included: Ethics, Federal Practice, the Solo Practitioner, Criminal Practice, Bar Disciplinary Procedures, Establishing Client Trust Accounts and Workers Compensation.
To become a member, please contact Mound City Bar Association, fill out the application on this page or download the application (pdf) and mail it to the address provided.