Retiree Membership Information

Retiree Membership Application

Membership is open to any retiring PIABA member who shall be designated “Retiree Member”. Members seeking the designation of "retiree member," are required to execute a certification of the same and/or to otherwise provide documentation which evidences that the individual has retired or that the individual's license to engage in the practice of law is inactive. Although Retiree membership does not include listing in the PIABA referral database or voting privileges, it does include access to the PIABA members area of its website, subscription to the PIABA members list-serve, attendance to closed Meeting sessions, and subscription to the PIABA Bar Journal. By invitation, Retiree Members may serve on PIABA Committees. Retiree Members are not eligible to serve on the Board of Directors or as an officer of the Association. Annual membership dues are $175.

Retiree Membership Qualifications
At a minimum, Retiree Membership qualifications include:

1. the applicant must be a current member of PIABA;
2. provide documentation which evidences that the individual has retired or that the individual's license to engage in the practice of law is inactive;
3. for the past year, NEITHER the applicant nor any of his/her partners may have devoted twenty percent (20%) or more of their securities practice to representing securities or commodities industry clients against public investors; and
4. the applicant must agree to immediately inform PIABA, in writing, if they cease to meet any of the qualifications.