OSBA membership types

​​​Membership in the Ohio State Bar Association offers access to all the resources and services needed to support lawyers, law school students and paralegals/legal assistants in their professional growth.

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New Admittee, FREE

Are you a new admittee to the Ohio bar? If so, your OSBA membership is free for the remainder of your first year as a newly admitted attorney. You must complete and return this form to take advantage of the free membership period.

Attorney Membership, $123-$315 (depending on type and years of practice)

​OSBA Attorney Membership is open to any person licensed to practice law in any state.

Law School Student Membership, FREE

OSBA Law Student Associate Membership is open to any law school student enrolled in an American Bar Association accredited law school.

Paralegal Membership, $90

OSBA Paralegal Associate Membership is open to any person employed and sponsored by an OSBA attorney member in good standing.

Paralegal Student Membership, FREE

OSBA Paralegal Student Associate Membership is open to any student enrolled in a paralegal program.

Legal Administrator Associate Membership, $90

OSBA Legal Administrator Associate Membership is open to legal/court administrators or support managers employed in a private law firm, legal service clinic, corporate legal department, university legal department, governmental legal agency, court system or some other organization engaged primarily in the practice of law.




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