Become a Member

As a member, you will be part of one of the largest Asian American bar associations in the nation. 

Membership comes with many benefits:

  • Earn CLE credits at a Reduced Member Rate

    AABA is an Accredited CLE Provider that provides opportunities to earn CLE credits ranging from how to become a judge, to improving litigation skills, to immigration and family law topics that train attorneys to provide pro bono services to Asian immigrants in our legal clinics.

  • Network with Attorneys and Judges

    AABA hosts numerous events giving members the chance to meet colleagues in the legal profession, including happy hours, receptions honoring new Asian American judges, the Lunar New Year celebration, and the annual holiday fundraiser for the AABA

    Law Foundation.

  • Help Underrepresented Asian Immigrants 

    AABA manages the Chinatown Pro Bono Legal Clinic and supports the Asian Human Services legal clinic. We also collaborate with the Indian American and Korean American Bar Associations to train attorneys to provide services in areas of the law that are greatly needed by the local Asian community.

  • Evaluate Judicial Candidates

    AABA investigates, interviews and rates hundreds of candidates for the bench each year through the Alliance of Bar Associations for Judicial Screening.

  • Mentor Law Students and Young Attorneys 

    AABA conducts an annual law student forum day to provide an opportunity for law students to learn about many different practice areas and practice settings including law firms, in house counsel, government, public interest and non-traditional careers in the law. Attorneys also provide one-on-one counseling and resume review to students.

Be part of NAPABA

AABA Chicago members are entitled to a complimentary National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) membership. AABA Chicago members must activate their membership on the NAPABA website with a complimentary code. Please contact ( to obtain the code. As a NAPABA member, you will have access to a national career center, networking with over 30 national practice and specialty groups, and opportunities to build your career through leadership programs and scholarships.


Select Membership Level

January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021

Direct Membership: $50.00


Affiliate Bar Membership: $25.00


Non-Profit Attorney Membership: $35.00


Student & First Year Attorney Membership: $1.00

Please make payment by:

1. Sending a check payable to "Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago": AABA c/o Rey Tanig (Treasurer), 333 W. Wacker Dr., Ste. 1700, Chicago, Illinois 60606; or

2. PayPal to; or

3. Zelle to 

Please send an email to to confirm member name, email address, and receipt of payment.

Serve on Our Board

Serve on one of our committees or serve as a member of the AABA Board of Directors. Getting involved is the best way to maximize the benefits of your AABA membership, give back to your community, meet other amazing attorneys and have fun! For more information on how to join a committee or become involved as a board member, please email

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321 S Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

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