The Desert Bar Association offers the following types of memberships:
For practicing attorneys desiring increased visibility on the DBA website and upgraded benefits, including a photo of the attorney in the membership directory and inclusion in the rotating, premium section of the membership search areas on the website. Premium members also receive a dedicated page on the DBA website, with expanded bio and contact information. Other upgraded benefits may be offered at the discretion of the DBA. This is a voting membership.
For attorneys admitted to practice law for at least five (5) years. This is a voting membership.
For attorneys admitted to practice law for less than five (5) years. This is a voting membership.
For attorneys spending at least 50% of their practice time working in the public sector (e.g., District Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, or Legal Aid). This is a voting membership.
For those admitted to the practice of law, who no longer practice and simply want a social membership to stay connected with the legal community. This is a non-voting membership.
For judicial officers who used to be members of the Desert Bar Association prior to being appointed or elected to the bench. This is a non-voting membership. FOR THIS MEMBERSHIP TYPE, PLEASE CONTACT US AT INFO@DESERTBAR.COM OR 760.851.4886.
For students currently enrolled and attending any law school. This is a non-voting membership.
For anyone who would like to be a member but does not fall into one of the other categories of membership. This is a non-voting membership.
Once you submit your application, it is subject to approval at the next meeting of the Board of Trustees. Your membership will be up for renewal on the anniversary date of your payment. Thank you for your interest in the DBA!