Membership in the NBA is open to any attorney admitted to practice in the highest jurisdiction of the state in which he or she is licensed. We also have associate member status for law school students, paralegals and legal assistants. Membership dues for attorneys are $200 a year, a sliding fee schedule based on income is also available. Membership dues for paralegals are $75 and for law students, $40. Below are descriptions of the events, services and programs sponsored of the NBA. Click on the hypertext links for more information on particular programs.

Complete an online registration

Download PDF copy of the Nashville Bar Association’s Members Information publication – Programs & Services Catalog

Download PDF copy of the 2007 Law Student Section Membership Application

For more information or to have an application form mailed to you, please call 242-9272 or email Vicki Shoulders

NBA Attorney Directory

The essential guide to Davidson County attorneys. This useful directory is published annually and contains photos and addresses of Davidson County lawyers, firm lists, listings of attorneys by practice area, court information and general NBA information. To purchase a directory, call the NBA office at 242-9272.


Committee Support

NBA committees evaluate important bar or court-related issues. Staff is available to schedule and publicize committee meetings, to circulate material, and to docket agenda items for Board consideration.


Insurance Products for Attorneys

The Aon Attorneys’ Advantage program offers Nashville Bar Endorsed Professional Liability Insurance for Attorneys. For more information, call Melanie Crane at (615) 771-8170 or click here to visit the Aon Attorneys’ Advantage website


International Relations

Visit one of our sister cities in Caen, Normandy, France or Magdeburg, Germany or host an attorney from one of these cities in your home. Participants may receive CLE credit and an unforgettable experience.


Legislative and Governmental Relations

Staff and volunteer lobbyists represent positions of the NBA, as approved by the Board, before General Assembly, Metro Council, and Congress, as well as administrative and executive agencies. Efforts includes committee testimony, individual meetings, letter writing, drafting and negotiating.



Complete collection of federal materials, national reporter system and Tennessee materials located at Nashville School of Law on Sidco Drive. This facility is open for research by practitioners during regular School of Law hours. For more information, call the Nashville School of Law at 256-3691.


Nashville Bar Journal

Essential information is provided in our monthly magazine with features, views from the bench, legal developments, history, sports, CLE schedule, and other articles of interest to lawyers. NBA members are invited to contribute articles and may place free classified advertisements.


Placement Service

Our full-service Placement office screens applicants, supplies resumes, arranges interviews and handles advertising for all office positions. We offer the lowest cost service in Nashville. Members receive additional discounts with still more savings for prompt payment. Call the NBA for help with your temporary and permanent placement needs.


Printing Service

We offer an outside printing service that is substantially below retail cost. Prints can be in black and white or full color, maximum 1,000 prints.


Proxima Ultra Light Projector

Our Proxima projector is available to rent and NBA members get a special discount. It’s great for all your PowerPoint presentations. Commercial equipment at less than commercial prices!


Video Transcription

Equipment provided for those who need to do video transcription. In some cases, a temporary employee is available to do transcription work.

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