Become a Member

Thank you for indicating interest in the Vancouver Bar Association!

In addition to hosting events for members and operating the Barristers’ Lounge, the VBA supports numerous law-related charities and other projects including the Inns of Court, the Lawyers’ Assistance Program, the Justice Education Society and Access Pro Bono. The continued support of members like you is integral to the VBA’s ability to continue operations and support these organizations. Through the Covid-19 pandemic, the VBA has continued to host virtual events, such as the Breakfast With The Bench Series and A Conversation with Dr. Hadiya Roderique, and offer benefits to members.

To become a member, simply apply online below, or download a copy of the attached PDF and mail it along with a cheque to the VBA office.

To register multiple memberships please email with a list of the names to be registered. We ask that you kindly advise in your email if you would like to pay by cheque or credit card. Somebody from the VBA will be in touch with you to process payment.

All Law Society members (lawyers and articled students) are eligible to join as Members and vote at the AGM. A membership fee is $35. All students registered at a Canadian faculty of law are eligible to join as Student Members but are not permitted to vote at the AGM. There is no charge for these law student memberships.  To register as a law student member please contact the VBA office by email at