Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association




The NOVABAA includes attorneys, judges, students, professors and other law-related professionals working both in the public and private sector and practicing in several areas of the law, including but not limited to criminal and commercial litigation, administrative, family, immigration, business and corporate, insurance defense, medical malpractice, real estate, maritime, international, personal injury, land use/zoning law, among others.

Membership Benefits

  • Interaction with like-minded practitioners and members of the judiciary.
  • A subscription to the NOVABAA LISTSERV, updating you with current happenings, events and programs.
  • Opportunities and contacts for professional and personal Networking! Networking! Networking! Networking!
  • Access to recent job postings.
  • Discounts to NOVABAA co-sponsored events including the annual Convention and continuing legal education programs.
  • Participation in NOVABAA committee activities.
  • Listing in the NOVABAA Directory.
  • Inclusion in the NOVABAA Website Lawyer Referral Program
  • The satisfaction and accompanying peace of mind because your membership helps to sustain NOVABAA’s mission and its efforts in advocating for the African American community and in fostering the professional development of Black lawyers, law students, judges and professors.

Membership Fees

Membership fees for NOVABAA remains among the lowest fees charged by bar associations throughout the United States. Fees are as follows:

1. Those admitted to the Bar less than one full year, $0.00;

2. Those admitted to the Bar one year or more, $75.00; and

3. Membership fees are waived for area law students.

First time members joining after July 1 of any fiscal pay $37.50 for their annual membership fee that year. Bar Dues are due on December 1st annually, and accepted throughout the year.

Regular Membership $ 75.00

First-time member paying after July 1 $37.50

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