ByLaws Regarding Membership*

 

ARTICLE II: A. Members. Membership of the PGCBA shall consist of Active, Honorary, and Non-Attorney Members; all present members of the PGCBA, in good standing, shall be deemed to have met the requirements of these ByLaws for membership in the PGCBA.

 

1. Active Members:  Any individual who is a member in good standing of the Bar of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.

 

4. Legal Affiliate Member:  A Legal Affiliate Member is any individual who is not an attorney, but who falls into a particular defined class or profession that is closely associated with the legal system.  Such individual includes, but is not limited to:  court administrators, paralegals, court reporters, law librarians, mediators, arbitrators, courtroom clerks, bailiffs, interpreters, law clerks, law students, and legal secretaries and assistants.

 

ARTICLE II:  E. Privileges.

 

1.  An Active Attorney member shall be privileged to hold any office, chair a committee, vote at membership meetings, attend all social and professional functions of the PGCBA, vote upon recommendations for judicial appointment, and use the Lawyers Lounge at the Court House and other PGCBA maintained equipment and facilities.

 

3.  A Legal Affiliate Member shall be entitled to be a member of most committees, attend all social and professional functions of the PGCBA, and use the Lawyers Lounge at the Court House and other PGCBA maintained equipment and facilities.  However, a member of such status shall not be permitted to vote or hold office.

 

 

           *Amended & Restated ByLaws of the Prince George's County Bar Association, Inc., adopted 04/28/94; amended 01/21/97; amended March 26, 2019.

            *Updated June 2019

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Applicant's Membership Dues

 

         Application Submitted Between:

 

           7/1/19 – 1/31/20                       2/1/20 – 6/30/20

                                                                                                                                                                       

Non-Attorney: [Law Student/Paralegal]                                           $45.00                                     $22.50

 

First Year of Practice:                                                                      $50.00                                     $25.00

(Admitted to Bar between June 1, 2018/May 31, 2019)

 

Second through Fourth Year of Practice:                                      $125.00                                   $65.00

(Admitted to Bar between June 1, 2014/May 31, 2018)

 

Fifth Year of Practice and thereafter:                                            $150.00                                   $75.00

(Admitted to Bar prior to June 1, 2014)

 

***For PGCBA Use Only***


 

 
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