2011 - 2012 Membership Campaign


New and Former Members can Save $100 on Your OAJ Membership

Already a member? - Earn $50 off your OAJ Membership for Each Referral


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How to Qualify for Membership Incentive:

-Must practice law for 2 + years
-Former Members - Membership has lapse more than 6 months
-Non Members - Must meet OAJ membership criteria listed in Article 3 of the OAJ Operating Articles
-All applications will be reviewed by the membership committee and board of trustees before membership status is awarded.


Already an OAJ Member?

-Recommend a new or former member to OAJ and receive $50 off your membership for next year for up to the full amount of your dues.
-Make sure your name is on the new or former member's application to receive incentive.


Member Benefits

  • Membership Directory
  • OAJ Listservs
  • Verdict & Settlement Reporter
  • Nicholas J. Schepis Document Database
  • Client Newsletter
  • Amicus Curiae Program
  • Sections
  • Continuing Legal Education Programs
  • Ohio Trial- Quarterly Publication
  • Advisory- Monthly Newsletter
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Deposition Space
  • OAJ Store & Resources
  • Ohio Court Documents

Membership Pricing

  • Practicing 2 years of less - $55
  • Practicing 2 to 5 Years - $250
  • Practicing 5 to 10 Years - $300
  • Practicing 10 to 15 years - $350
  • Practicing 15 years or more $395
  • Student Member $25
  • Retired $35

Membership Requirements

Article III of OAJ's Code of Regulations, Membership, Section 1, states:

"Any person who is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio; one who is committed and devoted to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and for those whose rights are jeopardized; who pays dues in a timely manner, who adheres to the objectives of this Association; who is not primarily engaged in the defense of tort litigation or the defense of workers' compensation claims; and who is not a member of a firm primarily engaged in the representation of corporations or insurance companies or in the defense of civil litigation or workers' compensation claims, unless the applicant provides personal recommendations from at least two current Association board members in support of the application."

All membership applications are subject to Board approval. Applicants will be notified within 60 days of submission if the application cannot be processed for any reason.

By submitting this on-line application you agree that you have read the provision of this application and hereby state that you are qualified for OAJ membership. You agree with the Association objectives, and further, agree to abide by the Association's Code of Regulations.


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