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  • Why Join?

    Join NYSBA and take full advantage of the wide array of benefits provided as part of your membership:

    • NEW! Student Loan Consolidation ($300 Welcome Bonus!)
    • Timely and relevant practice management resources (including FREE legal research from FastCase and LoislawConnect)
    • Generous discounts on CLE seminars, online products and publications
    • Professional development opportunities and career and job search resources
    • Access to exclusive insurance programs designed especially for attorneys
    • Deep discounts on products and services for law offices
    • Immediate access to NYSBA's members-only information resources, both online and in print

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    Professional Development and Networking Opportunities


  • Member Benefits & Savings Programs

    Saving money is a smart practice

    Enhance the efficiency and lower the cost of your practice with special discount programs for NYSBA members. From insurance and financial services to discounted office products, your NYSBA membership gets you dramatic savings on important services every practice needs.

    Fastcase free legal research service. You receive free and unlimited access to the following libraries: N.Y. Court of Appeals, A.D. Decisions, Misc. Decisions, N.Y. Consolidated Laws, N.Y.C.R.R., N.Y.S. Constitution, U.S. Code, 2d Circuit Decisions, and Supreme Court Decisions.  Plus, you get an 80% discount off the regular price of $995 (that means you pay just $195 per year) on unlimited access to the full Fastcase law library which includes all Federal and State research libraries. And for NYSBA’s newly admitted attorney members: you get free access to the full Fastcase research libraries for your first two years after you are admitted.

    FedEx LogoSave up to 26% on FedEx services across town or around the world.* NYSBA members receive discounts of up 26% on FedEx® shipping and office services through the FedEx Advantage® discount program. It’s free to enroll and there are no minimum shipping requirements. To qualify, simply go to and enter passcode ZY73QG to enroll. Once you enroll, you can save: up to 26% on select FedEx Express® services; up to 20% on select FedEx Express international services; up to 12% on select FedEx Ground® and FedEx Home Delivery® services; and, up to 20% on FedEx Office® services. Click hereto register today, or call 800.475.6708.

    LEGAL SOFTWARE* please see footnote
    CaseSoft - Save 25% on litigation software and chronology-graphing tools.
    Corel - Corel has selected five of our best products for legal customers and made them available at up to 50% off! That means you can get productivity-enhancing tools for word processing, Tables of Authorities creation, PDF publishing, video playback and file compression - all at special savings
    CLIO - Clio is a legal practice management program that is optimized to meet the needs of solo practitioners and small firms. Cloud-hosted, secure and easy-to-use, Clio keeps your valuable practice data at your fingertips and frees you of your office server. 
    Trust Accounting Made Easy  - Save 15% on software designed by TAME Software & Consulting to manage your attorney trust and escrow accounts and maintain compliance with New York State record-keeping requirements. TAME also provides comprehensive consulting services to assist attorneys with all attorney trust account related issues.
    Workshare Technology Inc. - Save 15% off pricing on products purchased online - information security software for legal professionals which will help you improve redlining and document collaboration and more.

    LEGAL RESEARCH AND ALERTS online electronic research.
    NYSBA/Loislaw LawWatch CaseAlert Service allows members to sign up to receive e-mail alerts of new cases in one of twenty areas of practice.
    CourtAlert case tracking service. NYSBA members receive a free trial, ongoing member discounts, and a link to the CourtAlert court calendar search page and free trial searches for a period of 30 days!
    CasePrepPlus™ is a weekly service highlighting and summarizing the most recent and significant New York appellate cases (with links to the full opinions), plus alerts and reminders about recent legislation and uniform rules changes.

    JURY RESEARCH - NYSBA members save on the online mock trial service that delivers jury research right to your desktop.

    Bank of America: Platinum Plus® for Business MasterCard credit card with WorldPoints® rewards. Personal card - BankAmericard Cash RewardsTM Visa Signature® credit card.
    NYSBA-Endorsed ABA Retirement Funds Celebrating over 50 years of service! Find out why thousands of law firms of all sizes - even solos - use the ABA Retirement Funds Program as their 401(k) provider. Call us at 866.812.3580 or visit for more information and a prospectus.

    USI Affinity Sponsored Insurance Program: USI Affinity offers a broad spectrum of insurance products for NYSBA members, their firms, and their employees - ranging from Individual Life, Disability, Auto & Home…to Lawyers' Professional Liability…to group Medical & Prescription Drug, and more.

    VENYU - Save 40% on automated data backup & offsite storage.
    MeetingBridge - Save 25% on Teleconferencing and Web Conferencing Services.
    Blumberg Forms Online - Save 20% on popular legal forms.
    Penny Wise Office Supplies - Up to 30% off already discounted prices.
    UPS and  FedEx overnight delivery services.

    Career Center and Job Alert Service - free resume posting for members for one year; highly competitive rates for employers posting jobs .
    CLE Seminars,   CLE Online ,   Audio and Video,   Publications - save with special member discounts.
    Pieper New York - Multistate Bar Review, Ltd. - all NYSBA Law Student Members receive a $50 discount who sign up for an upcoming Pieper full or home study bar review course for the New York State Bar Examination. - Effectively and ethically attract new clients! This unique, highly secure website offers hundreds of tools, tip sheets, checklists, templates, and more to help you develop and implement a personalized marketing plan.
    Hertz and  Avis car rentals.

    Amicus Creative Media - State of the art custom websites and online marketing for law firms. NYSBA members save 25%. - Save 25% when you create your own legal web site with EsqSites.

    *A note regarding our discount programs: The Association goes to great lengths to obtain the best possible discount programs for our members. While not common, it is possible that at any given point in time, a lower price might be found on a sponsored product.  Many of our discount partners operate in volatile markets, and this is especially true of computer hardware and software manufacturers. The Association can not restrict the business decisions that our discount partners make in response to changing market conditions, nor can our partners restrict the business decisions of their product retailers. 

  • Communities

    Start using your member communities now.

    The member communities are private, online professional networks, built on the concept of listserves that offer enhanced features such as collaboration tools and document libraries. They offer you a variety of tools to help you connect, network and work collaboratively with fellow NYSBA members.

    To participate, each member has a profile based on their basic membership information. You can enhance your profile by adding your photo, professional affiliations, volunteer activities and other accomplishments. You have the option to pull information from your LinkedIn profile, or even link to your personal blog or other social media feeds.

    How Can I Use It?

    Seamlessly integrated with, no additional login or password is needed to enter a community. You just need to be a NYSBA member.

    Just like a listserve, members of a specific community can share information with one another using email. Documents are emailed among members using links as opposed to email attachments, as attachments can be problematic with spam filters or limits on file size. Members can receive community emails as the messages are posted, or in digest form. These resource libraries have no space limitations, accept all file types, and can be organized using folders. Any member of a community can contribute to the library.

    If you are a member of a NYSBA Section, Committee or Task Force, and working to develop a report, white paper, policy change or recommendation, an online community is the perfect forum for you and your colleagues. You have a dedicated space designed to facilitate an efficient and collaborative work effort.

    Start using your member communities now.