Southwest Bar Association Membership

Enhance your career and make the most of your membership.

We meet once/month at various locations in the Fifth District. Contact us for more information.

Membership with the Southwest Bar Association you will receive:

  • Free continuing legal education courses
  • We offer a four day seminar, giving 16 CLE credit hours, and we typically cover the ethics requirements during that
    seminar as well.
  • The opportunity to attend a two-day continuing legal education seminar
    located in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Networking and Social Events such as: Judge’s Night, Installation
    Dinner, Golf Outing, and Social Get-Togethers
  • The Bar Program at the Bridgeview Courthouse coupled with required
    General Legal Advice Desk Volunteer Days
  • The Attorney Referral Program
  • Inclusion on our “Find a Lawyer” Page

Annual Membership Dues for the year are due by January 15th.

  • Fees: First year and Government attorneys = $80.00
  • All others = $160.00
    Make your checks payable to “Southwest Bar Association” if you are mailing in your application.


Members network

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Looking to renew?

If you are already a member, renewing is easy through the links below and pay online.  If you’re looking to join the association, please use the membership application form at the bottom to apply.

SWBA Membership Renewal

Renewing your Bar Attorney Dues is as easy as a click of a button

Membership Application

Attorneys who wish to apply for membership with the SWBA only need fill out the application and submit the membership fee to be considered eligible for membership. The application can be submitted online below or you can download the application and mail it in with a check to:
P.O. Box 141
Palos Heights, Illinois 60463

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