Why Become A Member? If you are seeking opportunities for professional development, or enjoy performing community service, mentoring or networking with other legal professionals, then the Barristers’ Association is the organization for you. Read below for a few examples of the benefits of Barristers’ Association membership and click here for application information…


Membership provides a number of opportunities for networking with other attorneys in Philadelphia and its surrounding communities, whether at our “Meet the Judges” reception, or other special events like our Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast. Our network includes over 1,000 attorneys and we are an affiliate of the National Bar Association.


As part of the Barristers’ Association, you will be able to make a difference in your community by participating in many of our outreach programs. Each year we lead and take part in events such as our Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, Life Planning Clinics and Annual Scholarship Gala & Awards.


As a member of The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc., you will have the opportunity to attend informative meetings and workshops intended to expand and hone your legal skills, to help make you a more complete and seasoned attorney.


Law Students may apply for membership with The Philadelphia Barristers’ Association FREE of charge! Our resources and large network allow upcoming legal minds to meet black lawyers, judges and others in the Greater Philadelphia Area. In addition, we offer our Barristers’ Scholarship to law students of color, and our Annual Scholarship Gala & Awards recognizes excellence among student ranks. Join Now.