Regular Membership Application
Regular Membership Application (35 and under or in practice less than 5 years)

Regular member applicants must be an attorney-at-law duly admitted to practice before the courts. Upon receipt of a regular member application, it usually takes one week to finalize the review and complete the admission process. In general, PIABA Members have access to all services including member list-serves and the member only area of the website. Other benefits of membership include attending the PIABA Annual Business Meeting, eligible to vote in Director elections, serve as a PIABA Director, and/or serve on PIABA committees. The membership fee is $495 per year.

New in 2010 is PIABAPlus, an optional program available to Regular Members. PIABAPlus members are identified with a gray background, as well as their photograph. Members may include their photograph, biography, blog link, as well as other information pertinent to their practices. The additional cost is $100 per year.

Membership Qualifications
At a minimum, PIABA membership qualifications include:
1. the applicant must be an attorney-at-law duly admitted to practice before the courts;
2. the applicant may not be an employee or a principal of any securities or commodities brokerage firm; 
3. for the past year, NEITHER the applicant nor any of his/her partners may have devoted twenty percent (20%) or more of their securities practice to representing securities or commodities industry clients against public investors; and
4. the applicant must agree to immediately inform PIABA, in writing, if they cease to meet any of the qualifications.