Get Involved

Are you interested in getting involved in JMLBA? 
 
 

Become A Member Of JMLBA

Membership Benefits

  • Regular email updates from JMLBA and the JMLBA Newsletter
  • Discounts on office space with Intelligent Office
  • Invitations to social events hosted and/or sponsored by JMLBA
  • Networking opportunities with other legal professionals
  • Inclusion on the JMLBA mailing list
  • Ability to join the National Bar Association as an affiliate member (JMLBA is the local affiliate of the NBA)
  • Get a reduced dues structure for the Columbus Bar Association

Membership Application

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16lgiOZYgmdEvx02ivrRcNtMIS7U4aPJtoZnx93DP_YE/viewform?usp=send_form  Online Membership Application (preferred, pay online or by mail)

Membership Categories for 2017-2018

  • Life Member ($1000)
  • Private Practice Attorney/J.D. ($50)
  • Government/Academic Attorney/J.D. ($25)
  • Solo/Non-Profit Attorney/J.D. ($25)
  • Law School Student (Free)
  • Law School Graduate this year or last year−Not admitted to practice (Free)
  • Law School Graduate this year or last year−Admitted to practice less than 1 Year (Free)
*If you gradated from law school more than one year ago, but you are not licensed to practice in any state, select the Attorney category that best fits your current profession.
 

Pay Dues After Completing the Online Membership Application

  • By Mail. Check your email for your registration confirmation.  Print out the PDF copy of your application and follow the directions on page 2.  If you did not receive an email confirmation
    • It can take up to one hour to receive your confirmation email- you should receive it at your office and personal email
    • Check your spam folder.  The confirmation will come from "admin@jmlba.co"
    • If you still don't have your confirmation, please email us at "admin@jmlba.co"
  • Online (preferred- select your membership category below)
    • You do NOT need a paypal account to pay online using the link below 
    • If the name on your paypal account or credit card does NOT match the name of the member for whom you are paying (e.g., maiden name, company name, boss, etc.), please click "Add special instructions to the seller" and include the member's name.  This makes it easier for us to match your payment to your membership application to ensure you are confirmed as a member as quickly as possible. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Learn About How We Operate

 
 
 
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Join Us At An Upcoming Event

  • Check out our Calendar for details on all upcoming JMLBA events
  • If an RSVP is required for a JMLBA event, you can find that information above our calendar.
  • We also include community events on our calendar.   
  • If you have trouble viewing our calendar, try opening it in Chrome.
 
 
 
 

Volunteer With JMLBA

We will post new volunteer opportunities as they become available.  If you'd like to share an opportunity with us, please email it to admin@jmlba.co
  

JMLBA Community Service

Be sure to check our calendar at www.jmlba.co/calendar regularly for special volunteer opportunities with JMLBA.  If you are interested in hosting or suggesting a volunteer opportunity, please contact our Community Activism Chair, Azure’D Metoyer.

 

JMLBA Events/Projects

It takes a lot of work to plan and implement our programs.  And of course, we could always do more!  If you are interested in volunteering for one of our committees, or you have a great idea that you'd like to spearhead, please contact the appropriate committee chair.  We have the following active committees:
 
  • Communications Committee
  • Membership/ Social Committee
  • Professional Development Committee
  • Fund Development/ Finance Committee
  • Community Activism Committee
  • Mentoring Committee
  • Solo Practitioner Committee
  • Special Initiatives Committee
To learn more about our committees, read our by-laws.  If you are interested in getting involved in any of our committees, please contact the committee chair.  
 
Top of JMLBA/NBA Volunteer Opportunities

JMLBA Executive Board

Our executive board is elected annually in June/July.  To learn more about the work our executive board does, read our by-laws.  If you are an active member who is interested in being on our executive board, please contact the Immediate Past President
  
 
 
 

Volunteer In the Community

We will post new volunteer opportunities as they become available.  If you'd like to share an opportunity with us, please email it to admin@jmlba.co