Student Membership Information

Law Student Membership Application

Student member applicants must be a current law student enrolled in a Securities Arbitration or Law Clinic and/or be employed by a PIABA Member. Upon receipt of a Student Member application, it usually takes three days to finalize the review and complete admission process. In general, Student Members have access to the on-line PIABA Bar Journal, Awards Database, Expert Database and Member Directory. Student Members may attend PIABA Meeting closed sessions, the PIABA Annual Business Meeting, and serve on PIABA committees (with the approval of the PIABA President). They are not permitted to participate in the Referral service, Member list-serves, serve as a PIABA Director or vote in Director elections. Annual dues are $50.

Student Member Qualifications

At a minimum, PIABA Student Membership qualifications include:

1. the applicant must be a current law student enrolled in a Securities Arbitration or Law Clinic and/or be employed by a PIABA member;
2. if enrolled in a Clinic Program, the Clinic Director or Associate Director must be a PIABA Member;
3. if employeed by a PIABA member, the member must be in good standing with PIABA;
4. applicants must agree to immediately inform PIABA, in writing, if they cease to meet any of the qualifications.

For more information regarding student memberships, visit Law Students page on the PIABA website.