Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join the Dayton Bar Association?

Dayton Bar Association membership is open to any attorney in good standings of the Bar in any state, territory or district of the U.S., members of the judiciary, law school faculty, paralegals, legal administrators, paralegal students and law students of an accredited college or law school. Click here for the current membership application

What are the dues to become a member?

Dues are based on the number of years an attorney has been in practice (admitted to the Bar).  The DBA has additional membership classifications and rates available for public sector attorneys, law school faculty, and more.  Click here for the current membership application

Are there networking opportunities available through the Dayton Bar Association?

The answer is yes, there are many opportunities for a DBA member to network through DBA activities both formally and informally.  DBA members are encouraged to join one or more of the over 30 committees offered.  Other opportunities include committee sponsored happy hours and breakfasts.  The DBA also offers the monthly Chancery Club lunches.  Members of the Dayton Bar Association may enjoy endless opportunities for networking.

How can the Dayton Bar Association help me gain new clients?

The Dayton Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service will help you grow your client base in a very short time.  The LRS receives over 12,000 phone calls a year from people in the area or across the US who need an attorney in the Miami Valley and just don’t know where to turn.  Click here for more information on the Lawyer Referral Service.

Is there a time commitment associated with being a member?

From committees to networking events, there are countless ways to maximize your membership.  Time dedicated to Dayton Bar Association activities is relative to the type of experience a member is seeking.  Member’s can volunteer as much or as little as they have time to devote.