Membership Information for New and Current CNMI Bar Members



In accordance with Article Six, Section 3 of the by-laws of the CNMI Bar Association, notice is hereby given that your annual membership fees for fiscal year 2022 are due by Monday, January 3, 2022.

Article Six, Section 1, with reference to annual membership fees, is included below for your reference:


Section 1. Annual Membership Fees. 

A. Active, Temporary and Inactive Members. Annual fees are determined based on active, temporary or inactive status:


                       Active/Temporary:    $250.00

                       Inactive:                     $150.00

B. Earmarking of Fees. Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of each member’s paid membership fees shall be donated by the Bar Association to the Marianas Office of Micronesian Legal Services to support legal services to the indigent in the CNMI. Provided that no such donation shall be made for a member paying a pro-rated amount for first annual membership.

Please be advised that this notice is being sent solely as a courtesy to you; failure to receive this notice shall not excuse the non-payment of membership fees by a member by January 3, 2022.


Please make your check payable to CNMI Bar Association and mail it to the address shown above. Credit card payments are not accepted. Also, please do not send cash through the mail. A Membership Form is attached for your convenience
and must be filled out completely. Please note that a Certificate of Good Standing is required if you are changing your status from inactive to active.


Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.






Peonie Cabrera, Executive Director

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