Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Winter 2016 - Page 53

JOIN NACBA TODAY! The Value of NACBA Membership: • Listservs – a virtual community for consumer bankruptcy attorneys – linking you with colleagues around the country. Listserv options include: Bankruptcy, Technology & Practice, Chapter 11, and more. • Free On-line Attorney Finder Profile – list your firm specialties, website, and more on NACBA’s Attorney Finder profiles, accessible nationwide for those in need of BK relief. • Annual Conventions, Workshops & Webinars – the CLE events of choice for consumer bankruptcy attorneys nationwide. • Amicus and Litigation Support • Legislative Advocacy & Media Representation – join with NACBA and fellow members as the voice for debtor attorneys and their clients in Congress and the media. • FREE BK Online Legal Research & Practice Management Discounts (tech, travel, admin, etc.) • Quarterly Consumer Bankruptcy Journal & Monthly Emails – with timely information and tech tips. • Health, Dental & Professional Liability Insurance Coverage for Member, Staff and Families • Discounted Mailing Costs for Certificate of Service To Receive Amazon Gift Card, You Must Complete/Return THIS application. I hereby apply for (or renew) membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS, INC. (NACBA), a District of Columbia non-profit corporation. I have read the Membership Eligibility Criteria and hereby affirm that I meet the Membership Eligibility Criteria. I agree to support the objectives of the corporation. I understand that the basic goals of the organization are to: (a) protect the rights of consumer bankruptcy debtors; (b) provide educational and networking opportunities for attorneys who primarily represent consumer bankruptcy debtors; and (c) educate policy makers regarding the needs of consumer bankruptcy debtors. I understand that a portion of my dues will not be deductible as a business expense because NACBA advocates for legislation on behalf of consumer debtors. By signing here you acknowledge that you have read and agree to NACBA’s Membership Pledge Signature required Date Name Email (NACBA login user name) Firm/Employer Firm URL Address City State Zip Bar #(s) and state(s) JD received (year) Phone (law school) Fax Referring Attorney Join or Renew: • By emailing completed form to: • By faxing completed form to: 866.408.9515 • By mailing completed form to: NACBA Admin, Office Suite #205, 5174 McGinnis Ferry Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005  Check enclosed  Credit Card, charge as follows: Name of Card Holder Credit Card Number Signature Exp. Date  Membership Categories First Member of Firm filing over 500 cases per year  $550.00 First Member of Firm filing 500 or fewer cases per year  $250.00 Additional Member of an NACBA Member Firm  $175.00 Bankruptcy Judge, Trustee, Clerk  $250.00 Academic, Non-Profit, Legal Services Agency Attorney  $150.00  Membership Eligibility Criteria Membership shall be open to the individuals set forth in 1) below who support the objectives of NACBA, subject to the exceptions set forth in 2) below: 1. Eligible groups: 2. Exceptions: a) Attorneys; a) If the individual is an attorney who is engaged in the private practice b) Active and retired bankruptcy judges; of bankruptcy law; such attorney must not primarily represent creditors c) Bankruptcy trustees; against consumer debtors in bankruptcy; and d) Bankruptcy court clerks; and b) If the individual is an attorney who is not personally engaged in the e) Agency/academic members who are attorneys not