Membership in DSBA has its privileges.

Many of our members find that the price of membership is more than returned to them in the form of the excellent connections they make within their sections, the high-quality continuing legal education, the numerous benefits including free legal research and the discounts that only members enjoy.  And, they know that if they call DSBA, we’ll help them with anything we can.

Our member benefits include:

Free Legal Research & News……………..

Decisis………………

Meet Decisis: Your Next Generation Legal Research Platform

The Delaware State Bar Association is pleased to offer its members a new legal research tool that provides a streamlined, easy-to-use interface, a full library of primary caselaw, and a reliable citator.

Decisis is an online legal research platform backed by a large, robust database of local and federal caselaw. It was created to help ease the research process by providing users with an efficient search experience. Say goodbye to confusing search results, limited databases and questionable citators.  Click here to access this great research tool!  (member login required)

DSBA Newsfeed………………..

Lexology provides DSBA members the DSBA Newsstand free-of-charge, which is an aggregating legal news source.  You can set how frequently you receive updates and tailor your feed to prioritize your practice area and the jurisdictions in which you practice.  For those who are interested in marketing your firm through Lexology, you can become a content provider – as a number of Delaware law firms already have.  To see recent articles compiled by Lexology, go to www.Lexology.com and use the search feature to find articles of interest to you. Your contact and other personal information remains confidential at all times, as Lexology does not sell the information or use it for marketing campaigns other than with respect to its own service.

Click – HERE to activate your free account.

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Law Practice Management Assistance

DSBA offers a number of programs which help serve members from small firms and solo practices.  Besides having a dedicated staff member as the Director of Law Office Management Assistance Program (Deirdre Sadler-Crew), our LOMAP program has secured a number of relationships with office management vendors who provide discounts and other services to members.  These discounts include:

Clio

A lot happens between the first client call and the final invoice, and Clio is there every step of the way offering an unmatched integrated suite of products covering the entire legal client lifecycle.

Whether working from the office or a remote location, legal professionals need the ability to manage every aspect of their law firms from a secure, centralized, cloud-based platform. Clio’s suite of legal technology solutions helps law firms manage every stage of the client lifecycle—to save time, strengthen client relationships, and increase revenue. Firms of all sizes and practice areas use Clio products—Clio Manage, Clio Grow, and Clio Draft—to manage firm operations, streamline billing and payments, automate legal documents, and improve client experiences. Clio also features over 250 integrations with the most popular apps for legal professionals, including Office 365, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Fastcase, Dropbox, and QuickBooks Online. Easy to implement and use, Clio provides industry-leading security, 24/5 customer support, and data migration solutions. Ready to discover why 150,000+ legal professionals and 90+ bar associations and legal societies trust Clio? To learn more please click here (member login required).

Law Pay

Vetted and approved by all 50 state and more than 70 local and specialty bars, LawPay is proud to be the preferred payment partner of more than 35,000 law firms. Designed specifically for the legal industry, LawPay provides attorneys with a simple, secure way to accept online payments in their practice. LawPay understands the unique compliance and financial requirements placed on attorneys, which is why their solution was developed specifically to correctly separate earned and unearned fees, giving you peace of mind that your credit card and eCheck transactions are always handled correctly. For more than a decade, LawPay has made it as easy as possible for attorneys to receive payment for their services, and DSBA members receive a three month free trial. To learn more or to get started please click here (member login required).

Ruby Receptionists

Ruby® Receptionists is the only live virtual receptionist and chat service dedicated to creating real, meaningful connections with callers and website visitors—building trust and helping you win business. Delight your English and Spanish-speaking callers at a fraction of the cost of an onsite receptionist. Plus, as a member of the Delaware State Bar Association you’ll receive a lifetime 5% discount off your monthly plan! Please click here (member login required).

MyCase

MyCase is an affordable, intuitive and powerful legal case management software designed for the modern law firm. Give your law firm the advantage of a complete case management software solution – get organized with contacts, calendars, cases, documents, time tracking, and billing. MyCase also includes a first of its kind integrated client portal so everyone stays informed and connected. Delaware State Bar members get a 10% lifetime discount. Start your free trial today!

To access MyCase, please click here (member login required).

Omnizant Client Generation & Web Design

Since 2006, Omnizant has helped over 2,200 law firms create dynamic websites and effective lead-generation campaigns. Their goal is simple— to help attorneys achieve their growth goals. Whether you’re a solo practitioner looking to develop a professional website on a budget or a partner in a large practice wanting to double-down on client generation with SEO, Omnizant has the experience and expertise to get you results.

Delaware State Bar Members receive a one-time $500 discount on marketing services. Members who choose OneFirst plans will pay just $174/mo (normally $199/mo) and have the one-time design fee waived. Please click here (member login required).

Tracers

Tracers, the #1 cloud-based investigative research software, is designed to help you find key pieces of information available only in public and private records. Quickly locate witnesses and people, investigate businesses and find assets by searching addresses, phone numbers, aliases, relatives, and other information. Access dozens of searches from thousands of sources, including criminal records, professional licenses, court records, social media and much more. With Tracers, you get to use scalable search solutions, plans and pricing to match your firm’s needs. And with U.S. based dedicated account managers on call to help you with any detailed search, Tracers will quickly become a key legal research tool for your firm. DSBA members receive a 10% lifetime discount off all Tracers monthly search fees. To learn more or to get started please click here (member login required).

Special Rates and Offers

University of Delaware Paralegal Institute

Employees of Delaware State Bar Association member firms are eligible to receive a 15% discount when registering for UD PCS Paralegal Institute classes. Led by experienced attorneys, offerings include the annual Paralegal Certificate program and several Advanced Paralegal Seminar Series courses per year.

Office Depot/OfficeMax

Your DSBA Office Depot® Member Benefits Program, previously Office Depot Business Solutions Division, has been rebranded to ODP Business Solutions™. Now a B2B-focused company serving small, medium and enterprise level companies like yours.  You’ll receive savings of up to 75% on the Best Value List of preferred products with free next-business-day delivery* or in-store and curbside pickup.** To continue to receive your member discounts, you’ll need to re-enroll or register for an account through our dedicated ODP site.

Register Now

*Free Delivery: Minimum purchase required after discounts and before taxes. Orders outside our local delivery area and most furniture, oversized, bulk items, cases of bottled water and other beverages and special-order items do not qualify. Non-qualifying orders incur a delivery charge (minimum charge of $9.99). Many orders can be delivered next business day (between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM) if placed online or via phone by 3:00 PM or via fax by 1:00 PM, local time (In most locations). Other restrictions apply. **Curbside pickup is available in most stores, subject to state and local regulations. Orders must be placed 1 hour before store closing. See odpbusiness.com, call 888.2.OFFICE or ask your Account Manager for details.

Drexel Online Discount Tuition Rates

Through a collaboration between DSBA and Drexel University Online, you and your immediate family members can now earn a top-ranked degree or certificate and receive special tuition rates when you enroll in one of Drexel’s distinguished online programs.  Receive up to 40% off the regular on-campus tuition rates for online programs at one of “America’s Best Colleges.”  For more information click here to see the Drexel-DSBA Partner Page.

CLEAR Airport Lanes

CLEAR is a faster, easier way to travel at airports nationwide. With CLEAR, you can move through security faster and easier at 40+ airports nationwide. Valued travelers of Delaware State Bar Association get 2 months FREE of CLEAR – a $30 value – unlocking frictionless travel. CLEAR’s opt-in service uses a person’s unique characteristics such as their eyes or face to securely and efficiently verify identity. CLEAR’s  platform is SAFETY Act Certified and earned FISMA-High status – the highest cybersecurity ratings by the DHS and TSA.

Go HERE to get started on your discounted CLEAR experience!

Continuing Legal Education

DSBA CLEs – Live or Online

The Delaware State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program program offers an extensive selection of seminars, workshops and classes throughout the year.  Offered both live and by video (both online and at the Bar Association offices), this program meets our members where they are — sitting in the office, traveling for business or pleasure, or working from home.

Led by local practitioners and scholars, as well as invited guest speakers, the seminars contain content highlighting various levels of expertise to reach new as well as experienced lawyers. The program covers numerous areas of law and is geared toward helping Delaware lawyers to educate themselves regarding fast-changing legal developments and to fulfill their mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirements.

For more information, click here to visit the CLE page, look for the Association’s CLE brochures in your e-mail, the CLE announcements in the Bar Journal, or contact Caroleena Goldman, Director of Continuing Legal Education.

Sections and Committees

As the practice of law becomes more specialized, and life in the legal profession becomes increasingly more complex, the Association offers its members the opportunity to increase their expertise and expand their professional contacts through membership in its many sections and committees.  Membership in sections allows lawyers to meet colleagues who share their interest in a special field of law, to receive section publications and to receive advance notification of proposed legislation. Membership in committees provides an opportunity for leadership in service to the Association, to the legal community and to the public in numerous areas.

For more information on Sections, visit Sections of the Bar or contact LaTonya Tucker, Director of Bar Services and Membership. For more information on Committees, visit Standing Committees or contact Mark Vavala, Executive Director.

Publications

The DSBA Bar Journal

The Delaware State Bar Association provides several publications to its members at no cost to them.  Click here for more information.

The Delaware State Bar Association provides several publications to its members at no cost to them.  For example, members receive a complementary subscription to The Journal of The Delaware State Bar Association.  This publication combines important information and updates provided by the courts, announcements of upcoming seminars, conferences, luncheon speakers and social events, articles of general interest and information on new products and services.  Subscription cost for non-members is $60.00 per year.  Non-members may click here for an order form.

Delaware Law Review

Members also receive a subscription to the Delaware Law Review, published semi-annually by the Association. The Law Review is devoted to the publication of scholarly articles on legal issues, focusing particularly on Delaware law.  Subscription cost to non-members is $40.00 per year.

Insurance Discounts

Delaware State Bar Insurance Services (DSBIS)

Delaware State Bar Insurance Services, Inc. (DSBIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Delaware State Bar Association, is an insurance agency formed to meet the business, professional, and personal needs of DSBA members.  Click here for more information.

Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program (De-LAP)

The Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program (De-LAP) was created to assist judges and lawyers confidentially  with substance abuse/dependence and/or mental and physical health problems.  Click here for more information.

Committee on Professional Guidance: Lawyers Helping Lawyers

An attorney with a personal or medical problem may, in some cases, need specific assistance to meet law practice demands during a difficult time.  A new lawyer may be faced with problems he/she is not able to solve.  A seasoned lawyer has moved from a large firm setting to a small office or opens a solo practice and he/she needs mentoring or guidance.  These are examples as to how the Committee on Professional Guidance can help.

The Committee on Professional Guidance provides peer counseling and support to lawyers overburdened by personal or practice-related problems. It offers help to lawyers who, during difficult times, may need assistance in meeting law practice demands.  The members of this Committee, individually or as a team, will help with the time and energy needed to keep a law practice operating smoothly and to protect clients. The Committee on Professional Guidance, along with The Lawyers Assistance Committee, work under confidentiality.  See RPC 8.3.

Call a Committee member if you or someone you know needs assistance, click here to go to the Professional Guidance Committee page.

For more information call the De-LAP Executive Director, at (302) 777-0124 or 1-877-24DELAP.  You can also visit www.de-lap.org.  Complete confidentiality is maintained.

Lawyers’ Assistance Committee: Volunteer/Peer Support

Established to confidentially help judges and lawyers who experience problems with substance abuse/dependence and/or mental and physical health issues that interfere with their personal lives or their ability to serve as lawyers, the Delaware Lawyers Assistance Committee offers confidential, free, non-disciplinary assistance. Similarly, all referrals are confidential.

For more information call the De-LAP Executive Director, at (302) 777-0124 or 1-877-24DELAP.  You can also visit www.de-lap.org. Complete confidentiality is maintained.

Student Loan Refinancing

SoFi

A leader in student loan refinancing, Sofi has partnered with DSBA to offer its members the opportunity to ease their student loan debt. SoFi consolidates and refinances federal and private student loans to offer customized rates, creating meaningful savings. For more information, and to qualify for a $300 welcome bonus through this partnership, Please click here (member login required).

Bar Center

The Delaware State Bar Association is located at 704 North King Street, Suite 110, Wilmington, DE 19801, which is the six story white building behind the Doubletree Hotel accessible via the plaza or the parking lot elevators under the building.  The facility includes, in addition to administrative offices, conference rooms and a large Education Center to serve Association members. The conference rooms are made available to sections, committees and members of the Association for law-related meetings.  The Education Center can host up to 150 people.

To reserve a meeting room or for more information, contact our receptionist at (302) 658-5279 or send an email to Reception@dsba.org.

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Rooms Available (normal capacity):

Private Office (capacity 1)
Marvel Conference Room (10)
DelPesco Conference Room (15)
Martin Conference Room (35)
Miller Conference Room (100)