Join the RBA
Active membership in the RBA is available to all persons licensed to practice law who are members in good standing of the bar of any state and who are actively engaged in the practice of law with their principal office or residence in the City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke or City of Salem. The foregoing not withstanding, no person whose license to practice is suspended or revoked for disciplinary reasons by the Virginia State Bar shall be eligible for membership in the Association during the time of said suspension or revocation.
Associate membership in the RBA is available to any person qualified to practice law, who is not now actively engaged in the practice of law in the City of Roanoke and who is a member in good standing of the bar in some state and who is not eligible for active membership.
Honorary membership in the RBA is given to judges of courts of record, full-time judges of state courts not of record, and individuals elected or appointed to high public office.
Any member of the Association who has practiced for a period of 50 years may request Life membership.
Prospective members must submit an application and the appropriate documents to be considered for membership in the Association. Click here for an RBA Membership Application.