How can I get in touch with the Federal Bar Association national office?
1220 North Fillmore Street, Suite 444 | Arlington, VA 22201
How can I get in touch with the Northern Virginia Chapter?
Do I need to belong to an FBA chapter in order to join the national organization?
Yes, all FBA members must belong to their local chapter (or an at-large chapter if no local chapter is available). Members can only belong to one chapter.
Are my FBA membership dues tax deductible?
Contributions and dues to the FBA may be deductible by members under provisions of the IRS code, such as an ordinary and necessary business expense, except 4.5% that is used for congressional lobbying and is not deductible. Your FBA dues include $14 for a yearly subscription of the FBA’s professional magazine.
Can I update my account information online?
Yes. The MyFBA section of www.fedbar.org allows you to update your profile, including your name, address, phone number, and email address. If you are a first time user of MyFBA, log in with the email address you provided as your user ID. Your default password is your last name. You can also renew your membership online.
What is the FBA membership year?
FBA membership is annual and is based on your join anniversary date. If you join the FBA on or after the first day of a month, your dues payment covers your membership for an entire year from the first of that month. FBA membership dues are not prorated.
How much does it cost to join a section or division?
Most sections and divisions charge annual membership fees. The fees differ from one specialty group to another, with some offering free or discounted membership for select members. Contact the membership department at 571.481.9100 to verify any section or division dues amounts.
How can I check the status of my membership?
You can view the status of your membership on your MyFBA page.
How can I renew my membership?
You can renew your membership online. Membership renewal notices are sent out two months before your membership expiration date.
Can I get a replacement membership card?
Yes. If your card is lost or damaged and you are an active FBA member, you can call the FBA membership department and request a replacement card. A new card will be mailed to you in 7-10 business days.