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Association Membership

SCR 3.040 requires all attorneys to pay dues annually to the KBA on or before September 1.


KBA Annual Dues Structure

Membership Type


Practicing less than 5 years $220
Practicing more than 5 years $310
Judges  $150
Retired Judges $150
Honorary $0


Members may pay their membership dues online with a credit card or make a check payable to the Kentucky Bar Association in the appropriate amount. To pay your dues online, log in to the KBA website, select “Manage Profile” in the top-right corner, and then select “Renew Your Membership Now.”

CLE - Working for Your Professional Advancement

The Kentucky Bar Association is committed to the maintenance and improvement of each member’s legal competency and professional values. To that end, the KBA supports a lifetime of learning, reinforcement of professional values and skills development through continuing legal education.


With the Assistance of the Continuing Legal Education Commission and countless volunteers, KBA offers a wide variety of CLE programs to help you stay current on recent developments in the law, and meet your annual CLE Requirement. For more more information on CLE programs, click here.


New Lawyer Program Requirement


Ethics - Working to Ensure Ethical Legal Representation

The Office of Bar Counsel of the Kentucky Bar Association, appointed under SCR 3.155, is responsible for investigating complaints of conduct that violate SCR 3.130 by lawyers practicing in this Commonwealth, and for prosecuting charges of professional misconduct issued by the Inquiry Commission. For more information about the Office of Bar Counsel, click here.

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