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Unlock opportunities, networking, and knowledge-sharing that will propel your legal career to new heights. Our association is committed to fostering your professional growth, providing a platform for collaboration, and helping you stay at the forefront of legal innovation.

ABS Membership Types:

ABS Attorney Advisors

$300 per person, per year

This membership type is for lawyers advising law firms that are interested in or have a pending ABS model entity application. This membership will include admission to NALFA events including in-person meetings, webinars, and Zoom calls.

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ABS Model Entities

$1,000 per ABS entity, per year

This membership type is for entities that have been approved by their state.  This membership will allow a maximum of four (4) people admission to NALFA events including in-person meetings, webinars, and Zoom calls.

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ABS Advocates

$1,250 per organization, per year

This membership type is for organizations that support non lawyer owned law firms, alternative business structures. This membership will allow two (2) people admission to NALFA events including in-person meetings, webinars, and Zoom calls.

 

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Membership Benefits

Education and Advocacy
As a member, you'll have the opportunity to actively participate in protecting and promoting the ABS Model nationwide. Stay informed and make your voice heard in the evolving legal landscape.
Quarterly President's Newsletter
Receive exclusive updates and insights into the ABS world through our quarterly newsletter, keeping you informed about industry trends and association activities.
CLE Webinars
Access valuable Continuing Legal Education (CLE) webinars, designed to enhance your professional knowledge and skills, helping you stay ahead in the legal field.
Annual In-Person CLE Seminar
Join us for our highly anticipated Annual In-Person CLE Seminar in Arizona every November, where you can engage in comprehensive learning and networking with fellow members.
Quarterly Zoom Networking Sessions:
Connect with other legal professionals and like-minded individuals through our quarterly Zoom networking sessions, fostering valuable relationships within the ABS community.
Listing in Trial Lawyers Magazine
Gain visibility by having your entity's name listed in the prestigious Trial Lawyers Magazine as a proud member of NALFA. Plus, enjoy a $250 discount on a half-page ad.
Membership Directory
Access our membership directory, facilitating connections and collaboration with other ABS law firms and legal advisors.
Listserv
Engage in discussions and exchange insights through our listserv, staying connected with your peers and staying up-to-date with the latest industry developments.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a member of the National ABS Law Firm Association?
To become a member, simply visit our website here and sign up. Choose the membership type that best fits your role and follow the registration process.
What are the benefits of membership?
Membership includes access to exclusive benefits such as education and advocacy for the ABS Model nationwide, a quarterly President's Newsletter, CLE webinars, an annual in-person CLE seminar in Arizona, quarterly Zoom networking sessions, listing in the Trial Lawyers Magazine, membership directory access, and participation in our listserv.
How much does membership cost, and how often do I need to renew?
- Membership fees are as follows:
- ABS Attorney Advisors: $300 per person, per year
- ABS Model Entities: $1,000 per ABS entity, per year
- Membership is on an annual basis.
How do I cancel my membership?
Cancellation and Refund Policy: Members may cancel their membership at any time. No refunds will be given for any reason.
When and where are the association's events and webinars held?
Our events and webinars take place at various times and locations. Visit our Events page on the website for detailed information and registration instructions.
What is the process for accessing CLE webinars?
To access CLE webinars, you can register through our website. Details on webinar topics, schedules, and registration will be available in advance.
Is there a membership directory, and how can I find and connect with other members?
Yes, we have a membership directory that allows you to find and connect with other members. Access the directory through your member account on our website.
What is the Trial Lawyers Magazine, and how can my entity be listed in it?
The Trial Lawyers Magazine is a prestigious publication. As a member, your entity's name will be listed, and you'll enjoy a $250 discount on a half-page ad. Contact our support team for more details.
What is the listserv, and how can I join or participate in discussions?
The listserv is a platform for discussions and networking. Join and participate by following the instructions provided on our website.
Who can I contact for support or additional information?
For support or additional information, please contact our support team here. They will be happy to assist you.
Can I bring guests or colleagues to association events or webinars?
Our events and webinars are primarily for members, but we may have policies allowing guest attendance. Check our event descriptions for specific guidelines.

Membership Code of Conduct

As a requirement for continued membership with the National ABS Law Firm Association (NALFA), Members have agreed to maintain the following standards:

  • Members agree to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 
  • Members agree to conduct their business adhering to the highest standards of ethical and professional behavior. 
  • Members agree to resolve all complaints within 90 days, if possible, and maintain excellent customer service relationships with their customers. If a complaint is not resolved within 90 days, the Member should continue to strive to amicably resolve the dispute.
  • Members agree to not falsely advertise and not publish anything misleading or defamatory.
  • Members agree to inform NALFA about any pending, threatened or anticipated litigation that may in the opinion of the Member have an impact on the ABS community.
  • Members are required to develop and maintain data security processes to ensure confidentiality and protect against mishandling or fraud.

Termination of Membership:  Members who violate the NALFA code of conduct may be subject to disciplinary action including, without limitation, expulsion. It is expressly understood that NALFA membership is “at will” and may be terminated at NALFA’s sole and final discretion.

Dispute Resolution:  Any customer of a Member, or Member of NALFA, may initiate a complaint against a NALFA member for violation of NALFA standards, best practices or bylaws. In addition, NALFA may initiate the complaint process if it obtains information that any Member may be in violation of the NALFA code of conduct.  The Complaint process can be initiated by a written complaint submitted by a Member, customer of a Member, or by NALFA itself.  The NALFA Member shall provide a written response within 14 days of its receipt of the Complaint.

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