You can join the WCBA immediately by completing an online application and submitting payment through our secure server.
Lawyer Membership: In order to join as an lawyer, you must have your OCA number. Any member of the Bar of the State of New York, in good standing, who resides in or has an office in the County of Westchester may become an Active Lawyer Member of the Association upon election to Active Membership and payment of dues, as hereinafter provided. Any Active Lawyer Member who is no longer eligible for active status shall become automatically an Associate Member.
Associate Membership: Any person employed in or residing in Westchester County who meets the following description is eligible to apply to be a non-lawyer associate member of the Bar Association.
A paralegal employed or retained by a lawyer, law firm, governmental agency or other entity.
An individual employed by a lawyer, law firm, governmental agency or other entity as a law office administrator, or
An individual who is a title company agent, a licensed private investigator, a banker, a licensed insurance broker, agent, licensed real estate broker or salesperson or a member of another law related occupation so approved by the Board of Directors.
A certificated paralegal who is actively seeking employment as a paralegal.
Any member of the Bar of the State of New York, or of the Bar of any other state or territory, in good standing, who is not qualified for active membership may become an Associate Member
Student Membership: Any law student in good standing in any accredited law school in Westchester County or any resident of Westchester County who is a student in an accredited law school outside of Westchester County may become a law student member in the Westchester County Bar Association. Students may join online, and your membership is FREE!
Please click on the appropriate link below to register. (These links are for new members only. If you need to renew your membership, please login to your member portal or contact the WCBA at (914) 761-3707.
SCHEDULE OF YEARLY WCBA BAR DUES
Admitted to the Bar 10 Years or More
Admitted to the Bar 5 to 9 Years
Admitted to the Bar 1 to 5 Years
Admitted to the Bar Less than 1 Year
Sustaining Membership:*The WCBA recognizes the generosity and support of sustaining members by listing their names in the Annual Banquet Journal, the Westchester Bar Journal, the Westchester Lawyer magazine’s annual sustaining member feature, and on our website with a homepage link to your organization and member profile on all subpages.