SCBA is your partner to help you grow in your practice. As the only bar association in Colorado founded by African-American attorneys dedicated to the advancement of African-Americans in the legal profession, let us help you with:
Networking: SCBA hosts numerous events which provide for networking with attorneys of diverse practice areas and mentoring opportunities.
Education: SCBA offers CLEs and other educational programming to help stay current with education requirements.
Work: SCBA offers opportunities to participate on interest-based committees including the Young Lawyer's Division, public policy, and others.
Business: SCBA provides resources for practice management including updates on major changes to the law, including, but not limited to model jury instructions, statutory changes, and rule changes.
Involvement: SCBA has numerous opportunities to become involved in community outreach.
Employment: SCBA members receive notices regarding employment openings.
An active member is a lawyer licensed and in good standing to practice law in Colorado or a Colorado justice, judge or magistrate in good standing.
Dues for active members practicing:
Greater than 5 years$75.00 Less than 5 years$50.00
A life member is a lawyer who has been licensed to practice in Colorado or in any other state for at least 50 years, who either (i) is licensed and in good standing to practice law in Colorado, (ii) is in good standing in Colorado as a licensed lawyer on inactive status, or (iii) is not actively engaged in the full-time practice of law but was, when last licensed as a lawyer, in good standing; (iv) and who has been a SCBA member for the most recent 10 years. Each life member shall be exempt from the payment of dues.
Dues for Life Membership is a one-time fee of $1,000.00.
Any individual enrolled in an accredited law school may be member of Sam Cary Bar Association free of charge.
An associate member is a non-lawyer whose primary occupation is directly involved in assisting attorneys on a regular basis in the delivery of legal services, Associate membership shall be limited to paralegals, legal secretaries, legal assistants, law office administrators, those employed in the field of alternative dispute resolution, court reporting and deposition service providers, court personnel, bar association staff, and those who have received a law degree from an accredited law school but have never been licensed to practice law. Each associate member must have an active member sponsor the associate member’s annual renewal of associate membership and certify that the non-lawyer meets the qualifications stated in the first sentence of this provision.