Joining the International Section allows you many opportunities:
- The opportunity to
represent the Section at meetings and conferences sponsored by NYSBA
International’s network of Chapters throughout the world.
- The opportunity to serve as a member of
more than thirty Committees covering almost every area of international private
practice as well as major areas of international public law.
- If working abroad, opportunity to become
a member of the NYSBA International Chapter in your country.
- Subscriptions to the International
Law Practicum, the New York International Law Review, and the New York International Chapter
- Discounts for registration at NYSBA
International CLE programs such as “Fundamentals of International Practice” and
“International Practice Institute.”
- Invitations to breakfast and lunch
meetings sponsored by NYSBA International Committees at which speakers address
important and breaking issues of international practice and
- Access to current information about all
NYSBA International programs and select announcements about programs offered by
other international bar groups through the section's online community.
- Participate in web-based NYSBA
International Membership Directory – an especially important referral mechanism
for NYSBA international members living outside of New
Network with international law practitioners throughout the
world by joining the International Section! With members located throughout the
United States and in many foreign countries, more than 50 Chapters in major
cities around the world, and regular annual meetings in major foreign capitals
and international business centers that are jointly hosted with major foreign
bar associations, the Section provides important resources to attorneys who
practice law internationally.
To be eligible for membership in the Section, you must
first join NYSBA but do not have to be admitted to practice in New
York. To be a NYSBA member, you must be admitted to the practice of law in a
state or foreign jurisdiction and be in good standing in that jurisdiction. New
members must include proof of your admission/good standing to the practice of
law. (Usual proof is a certificate of admission from the jurisdiction in which
you are admitted, with an English translation, if necessary).
To join this Section by phone, call the Member Resource Center at (800) 582-2452 during business hours.
How much are Section dues? Very affordable with NYSBA membership. View the price list here (scroll down for Section dues).
Are you interested in volunteering for a Section Committee? Please email your staff liaison to indicate the committees you wish to join. Thank you!