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There are an infinite number of reasons, but here are some of the top reasons for joining—

  1. Education
  2. Advocacy
  3. Build Your Career
  • Full access to issue briefs, comment letters, and reports in our Resource Library, as well as member-exclusive content in NABL News.
  • Discounts to our three signature conferences, On-demand webinars, and more than 100 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credit opportunities that we currently offer.
  • Access to free member-exclusive roundtables and fireside chats.
  • Engage through our grassroots action center to help protect and advance sensible public finance policies and support our market.
  • Gain insights from member-exclusive updates on regulatory and legislative activity in Washington, D.C.
  • Stay current on what’s happening in D.C. by attending our Advocacy Update sessions held virtually each quarter.

By the Numbers


With more than 2,300 active members you will find a network and community for your practice.


We offered 101 hours of CLE courses at 30 percent discount to our members.

91%Retention Rate

90 percent of our members renewed in 2023.

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It’s a one-stop shopping experience for all of the resources that a bond lawyer might need. 

Victoria Ozimek, Bracewell LLP in Austin, TX

NABL’s in-person conferences are the most valuable for me. Whether you want to develop new business, step up your game intellectually, develop industry contacts, or keep up with CLE requirements— it’s all there.”  

Kareem J. Spratling, Bryant Miller Olive P.A in Tampa, FL. 

I could not imagine being a bond attorney for 40 years without the support NABL provided in keeping me current on the complex statutory and regulatory requirements of the practice.

Kathleen C. McKinney, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. in Greenville, SC 

Member Types and Dues

Passed the Bar Before 2020
Passed the Bar After 2020
Regular Members$575$295
Regular members include barred bond lawyers who render legal opinions.
Affiliate Members*$575
Retired NABL Members$50
Current Law Students**Complimentary
*Affiliate members include non-attorney professionals and state/local/federal government attorneys who do not render opinions.
**Current students at an accredited U.S. law school are eligible for a free student membership through graduation.

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Mail your printed complete application to:

National Association of Bond Lawyers
601 Thirteenth Street, NW
Suite 800 South
Washington, DC 20005-3975

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Student Membership

We remain committed to growing the interest in and practice of public finance law through our free student membership. Current students of an accredited U.S. law school are eligible for a free student membership through the duration of their enrollment. Students interested in any area of law may take advantage of our free membership, which includes the member benefits listed above.

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Scholarship Opportunity

Current law students are also encouraged to learn more about our Ballard Scholarship, which covers attendance at our annual Essentials conference held each spring.