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Benefits of Membership


The WLD offers many opportunities for career development, education, mentoring and networking through programming on relevant legal topics and community service projects, networking events. To join the WLD, you must be a licensed attorney or law student and a current member of the National Bar Association. Membership is free to law students and $25 for attorneys who are current members of the National Bar Association.

How to Apply

Complete the Membership application on the "Join the WLD" page or by clicking here. For membership questions, contact Paulette V. Burton, WLD Membership Chair at

How to Pay

To pay your National Bar Association dues go to To pay National Bar Association WLD dues, use one of the following methods:

Write a Check 

Make check payable to NBA Women Lawyers Division and mail to

NBA-Women Lawyers Division

c/o Mary Melchor

P.O. Box 641323  

Chicago, IL 60664-1323

Pay Via Zelle

WLD Zip 312-608-1115

Pay Via Wire

To pay via Wire, contact Courtney Scrubbs at for information.

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