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Vermont Bar Association Dues Structure/Policy
*Dues Includes a $10 surcharge for the Client Security Fund
 
Legal Member/Judiciary
 
0-1 Year
$95.00
 
2-4 Years
$125.00
 
5-9 Years
$195.00
 
10+ Years
$205.00
 
Retired
$115.00
Non-Resident 
$145.00
Law Professor
$145.00
Associate Member
 
Judiciary Non-Attorney
$160.00
 
Clerk/Student
$65.00
 
Paralegal
$100.00
 
Interest in the Law
$100.00
Licensed in Another State/Jurisdiction $100.00
Member Emeritus
$0.00
   
 
 
 
LEGAL MEMBER CATEGORIES
 
Legal Member is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont.

Retired member is a voting member of the VBA who has reached the age of 65 and h
as retired, except for pro bono representation.

Non-Resident Legal Member is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Vermont who resides outside Vermont.

Law Professor Member is any full or part-time professor of law, while serving as such at an American Bar Association accredited law school located in the State of Vermont, who is not admitted to the practice of law in Vermont.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER CATEGORIES
 
An Associate Clerk Member is:
  • A law clerk registered with the Board of Bar Examiners of the Vermont Supreme Court and who is in at least the second year of a four-year study.
  • An individual who has taken and passed the Vermont Bar Exam and is awaiting admission while completing their clerkship.
  • An individual licensed to practice law in another jurisdiction who is awaiting admission while completing their clerkship.

    An Attorney licensed to practice law in another U.S. state or jurisdiction.

An Associate Student Member is enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States.

An Associate Paralegal Member is a paralegal certified by a Vermont attorney, according to the standards adopted by the Board of Managers (see VBA Constitution) or a voting member, in good standing, with the Vermont Paralegal Organization (the VPO).
 
An Interest in the Law Member is any other person who has an interest in the law and whose membership the Board of Managers determines to be in the interests of the Association may become associate non-voting members of the Association upon application and approval by a majority vote of the members of the Board of Managers present and voting at any Board of Managers Meeting, and upon payment to the Treasurer of the Association dues.
 
A Member Emeritus is an attorney who has been a VBA members 40 years and is 70 years of age. After this status is reached, this member no longer pay dues, but is entitled to all membership benefits.