ABJA Membership

Membership Eligibility


2.1 MEMBERSHIP: The following shall be eligible for membership as voting members in the Association: Judicial Assistants/Secretaries/Paralegals holding appointments by United States Bankruptcy Judges.

2.2 ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Associate membership may be retained by any member in good standing upon the member’s leaving the employment as a Judicial Assistant/Secretary/Paralegal to a bankruptcy judge, or may be granted to any lay person other than a Judicial Assistant/Secretary who has passed the certification exam administered by the Association of Bankruptcy Judicial Assistants. Such members shall have no right to vote or hold office, and shall pay the same annual dues as other members.