Join the ABA

The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with over 400,000 members.  The ABA is committed to serving our members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law in the United States and around the world.


Use your expertise to give back to your community and make a difference to the people around you.

Fight for LSC

Join us in our fight for full funding for the Legal Services Corporation.  Register as a Legal Defender and we will hand-deliver your Legal Aid Defender card with your personal message to your members of Congress.


As the 501 ( c ) (3) charitable fund of the ABA, the ABA Fund for Justice and Education supports over 200 public service and education programs every year. These programs are divided among five main areas of concentration: Access to Justice, Children & Family Rights, Public Education, Professionalism and the Legal Profession and International Justice.

Share Your Story

Tell us how you’re making a difference as a lawyer. Share your story through a video or text, and we’ll post it on our site.

Having trouble uploading your video or picture?

  1. Record your story on your phone and save the file. 
  2. Upload your file above.
  3. Or, if you prefer, email your video to