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Membership in the Knoxville Bar Association provides you with the tools, services and opportunities that help you thrive as a lawyer - regardless of your experience level or practice setting.
KBA Membership includes access to more than 20 committees and 8 sections, screened clients through lawyer referral, and discounted rates on numerous programs and services.
JOIN NOWThe Knoxville Bar Association is proud of the programs and services we offer our more than 1,700 members. KBA membership is open to attorneys, judges, and law students. Together, we serve as the collective voice of the legal profession in Knoxville. Membership to the KBA means having a sense of belonging that comes with benefits for your career, profession and community.
Why Join the KBA?
Smart. Our CLE discount alone can add up to more than the cost of a membership in a single year. Not to mention the other financial benefits and services available to members, all designed specifically to meet the needs of Knoxville attorneys.
Opportunities to lead, to engage colleagues from all levels and areas of practice, to serve the community in the name of lawyers, and to impact the practice of law in Knoxville.
The Knoxville Bar Association is a vibrant community of lawyers. Be active, for even greater value from your membership.
Complete the online membership application today!
Attorneys' Membership Application
Law Student Membership Application
Need More Reasons to Join the KBA?
Subscription to the KBA's monthly magazine, DICTA.
Insights from the KBA - weekly broadcast e-newsletter and legislative updates.
Annual Attorneys Directory which includes listings of Knoxville-area attorneys, State & Federal Courts, judges and clerks, arbitrators and mediators, firm listing section and much more.
Access to the members-only resource website, including judicial profiles with courtroom preferences and practice tips.
CLE EDUCATION & PRACTICE ENHANCEMENT
Maximize your knowledge from expert speakers and earn CLE credit with over 80 live & online CLE courses offered by the KBA at discounted member rates.
Post job listings and other announcements at no charge in the KBA Online Classifieds.
Build your client base with the Lawyer Referral & Information Service, an approved Intermediary Organization and trusted source for referrals.
Share your expertise by volunteering to speak at KBA CLE seminars or public education programs, such as the Community Law School or LawTalk, or write for DICTA.
NETWORK WITH YOUR PROFESSION
Gain direct access to the latest in legal issues, continuing legal education and networking opportunities through the KBA's 20 Committees and 8 Sections.
Learn, share, and grow at the KBA's networking events, such as the Supreme Court Dinner, Law Practice Today Expo, Annual Meeting, Committee and Section meetings & socials, and much more!
Team up with the Knoxville Barristers, the young lawyers division, and become involved in many public & membership service projects, such as the Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee or the Mock Trial activities, and so much more!
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Benefit from quality CLE seminars at discounted rates.
Take advantage of discounts from merchants and vendors in the community who offer members a needed service.
The Online Classifieds permit members to post any announcement at no charge.
Enjoy exclusive membership with the Lawyer Referral & Information Service and help build your practice.
LAWYERS HELPING LAWYERS
Seasoned attorneys, are you looking for a leadership opportunity? Become involved by participating in the Mentor for the Moment program to help assist the young members of the Bar. Are you a newly admitted attorney? Seek a volunteer mentor to guide you in the right direction. Creating strong relationships between a new member and an existing member is a great way to keep you connected!
Did you know that the Knoxville Bar Association has a Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Committee? The Committee members provide assistance to lawyers, law firms and families of lawyers suffering from alcoholism, addiction or other mental or emotional problems that impair the lawyers' ability to practice law. Help when you need it. Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is a free, confidential membership service of the Knoxville Bar Association.
TIME WITH COLLEAGUES
No matter what type of lawyer - old, young, plaintiff, defense, divorce, prosecutors, or criminal defense lawyers - all enjoy time to connect with friends at the end of a hard day Are you all in? Go all KBA with the 100% Membershipl Club! Find out more! of work.
KBA activities are a time to reconnect with friends, enhance relations with members of the judiciary and celebrate the collegiality of the local bar. Our social events, such as the annual Supreme Court Dinner, Section networking socials and the golf tournament enable members to enjoy the company of colleagues.
Questions about membership? Call 865.522.6522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org