Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Spring 2017 - Page 49

The Value of NACBA Membership :

JOIN NACBA TODAY !

• Listservs – a virtual community for consumer bankruptcy attorneys – linking you with colleagues around the country . Listserv options include : Bankruptcy , Technology & Practice , Chapter 11 , and more .
• Free On-line Attorney Finder Profile – list your firm specialties , website , and more on NACBA ’ s Attorney Finder profiles , accessible nationwide for those in need of BK relief .
• Annual Conventions , Workshops & Webinars – the CLE events of choice for consumer bankruptcy attorneys nationwide .
• Amicus and Litigation Support
• Legislative Advocacy & Media Representation – join with NACBA and fellow members as the voice for debtor attorneys and their clients in Congress and the media .
• FREE BK Online Legal Research & Practice Management Discounts ( tech , travel , admin , etc .)
• Quarterly Consumer Bankruptcy Journal & Monthly Emails – with timely information and tech tips .
• Health , Dental & Professional Liability Insurance Coverage for Member , Staff and Families
• Discounted Mailing Costs for Certificate of Service
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I hereby apply for ( or renew ) membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS , INC . ( NACBA ), a District of Columbia non-profit corporation . I have read the Membership Eligibility Criteria and hereby affirm that I meet the Membership Eligibility Criteria . I agree to support the objectives of the corporation . I understand that the basic goals of the organization are to : ( a ) protect the rights of consumer bankruptcy debtors ; ( b ) provide educational and networking opportunities for attorneys who primarily represent consumer bankruptcy debtors ; and ( c ) educate policy makers regarding the needs of consumer bankruptcy debtors . I understand that a portion of my dues will not be deductible as a business expense because NACBA advocates for legislation on behalf of consumer debtors . By signing here you acknowledge that you have read and agree to NACBA ’ s Membership Pledge
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Referring Attorney
Join or Renew :
• By emailing completed form to : admin @ nacba . com
• By faxing completed form to : 866.408.9515
• By mailing completed form to : NACBA Admin , Office Suite # 205 , 5174 McGinnis Ferry Road , Alpharetta , GA 30005
� Check enclosed � Credit Card , charge as follows : Name of Card Holder Credit Card Number Signature
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� Membership Categories
First Member of Firm filing over 500 cases per year � $ 550.00
First Member of Firm filing 500 or fewer cases per year � $ 250.00
1 . Eligible groups : a ) Attorneys ; b ) Active and retired bankruptcy judges ; c ) Bankruptcy trustees ; d ) Bankruptcy court clerks ; and e ) Agency / academic members who are attorneys not engaged in private practice and who are employees of non-profit organizations , legal services agencies , or educational institutions .
Additional Member of an NACBA Member Firm � $ 175.00
Bankruptcy Judge , Trustee , Clerk � $ 250.00
� Membership Eligibility Criteria
Membership shall be open to the individuals set forth in 1 ) below who support the objectives of NACBA , subject to the exceptions set forth in 2 ) below :
Academic , Non-Profit , Legal Services Agency Attorney � $ 150.00
2 . Exceptions : a ) If the individual is an attorney who is engaged in the private practice of bankruptcy law ; such attorney must not primarily represent creditors against consumer debtors in bankruptcy ; and b ) If the individual is an attorney who is not personally engaged in the private practice of bankruptcy law , such attorney may not be affiliated with a law firm or legal employer that in bankruptcy matters primarily represents creditors against consumer debtors .