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Membership Year and Dues Rates, 2019–2020

Our membership year follows a fiscal calendar, July 1 through June 30. Allow 24 hours for new and renewing memberships to be processed. Membership orders placed on a weekend will be processed the following Monday.

Newly Joining Members — 
dues for brand new members are through June 2020 for the 2019–20 membership year. Dues are prorated quarterly. Newly joining members should click the Join button below.

Renewing Members — 
dues for renewing members are through June 2020 for the 2019–20 year. Renewing members should click the Renew button below.

Membership TypeDues 
Life$5000 one-timeJoin
Sustaining$560 annualJoin | Renew
Regular (bar 2014 or earlier)$370 annualJoin | Renew
Recent (bar 2015-2018)$265 annualJoin | Renew
New Bar Admittee (bar 2019)$60 first-yearJoin Renew
Professional Nonlawyer$150 annualJoin | Renew
Honored Member$150 annualJoin | Renew
Law Student$10 annualJoin | Renew
Law Library$150 annualJoin | Renew
Financial Assistance

If your current finances hamper your ability to join OCDLA or renew your membership, call the OCDLA office, and we will work with you.

Recent • Regular • Professional Nonlawyer Membership

Membership includes The Oregon Defense Attorney journal, the Criminal Appellate Review, publication and seminar discounts, access to members only listserves, and the Library of Defense.

Life Membership

Includes framed life member certificate and special recognition in the Membership Directory and The Oregon Defense Attorney journal. Life members also receive the weekly Criminal Appellate Review and publication and seminar discounts, access to members only listserves, and the Library of Defense. Plus — a free PDF of written material of the September seminar, Winter Conference, March seminar and April Juvenile Law Seminar and 25% off the audio MP3s of the same seminars. Contact OCDLA to order MP3s.

Sustaining Membership

Includes sustaining member certificate and special recognition in the Membership Directory and The Oregon Defense Attorney journal. Sustaining members also receive the weekly Criminal Appellate Review, publication and seminar discounts, access to members only listserves, and the Library of Defense. Plus — a free PDF of written material of the September seminar, Winter Conference, March seminar and April Juvenile Law Seminar and 25% off the audio MP3s of the same seminars. Contact OCDLA to order MP3s.

Law Library Membership

Law library membership includes The Oregon Defense Attorney journal, publication discounts, an annual membership directory, and the weekly Criminal Appellate Review.

Honored Members

Members who are either permanently or temporarily retired from the active practice of law may join as Honored Members. The rate and benefits are the same as Professional Nonlawyer membership, but Honored Members may not vote. The Honored Member category will allow members who want to continue to contribute and be part of OCDLA to do so at a reduced rate. Membership includes The Oregon Defense Attorney journal, the Criminal Appellate Review, publication and seminar discounts, access to members only listserves, and the Library of Defense.