Member Benefits

As an attorney, you face difficult challenges every day. You work hard to improve the lives of your clients and help them confront and resolve their personal dilemmas and cope with loss and change. In addition to membership in the Pennsylvania Bar Association, your Bar Association membership entitles you to a wide variety of benefits and special offers that range from business services that save you time and money to publications and programs that can help advance your career.

LEHIGH COUNTY COURTHOUSE: ID Cards for easy access to the Courthouse.

THE TOM JAMES COMPANY:Members can take advantage of your member benefit with Tom James Company, Free Wardrobe Consultation & Free alterations on Your First Order.  Contact your local representative, Tannar Urban at 610-428-6922 or to set up your appointment!

LEHIGH VALLEY STYLE MAGAZINE: All members enjoy a complimentary 1-year subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine.

PENNSYLVANIA BAR ASSOCIATION: Included in BALC Full Membership and offers legislative lobbying, state publications, seminars & service discounts.

MORGANELLI CAETANO IT CONSULTING: Your Lehigh Valley IT Firm. Does your firm need support services? 10% off ALL IT based services. Contact Morganelli Caetano for details.

YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD DRY CLEANER: 30% off your first order.  Contact Barry at 484-274-5737.

LEHIGH VALLEY STEELHAWKS: 50% off ANY package for BALC members. All packages include season tickets & your logo on Contact Tammy at 610-297-2567.

LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE: Increase client base & income!  Over 1,500 referrals annually.  (Participation is optional.) 610-433-6204 x19

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE) DISCOUNT: Discounted admission AND three (3) five dollar discount coupons to be used for BALC Lunch and Learn Seminars throughout the calendar year. Coupons sent via U.S. mail once membership renewal is processed.

PENNSYLVANIA BAR INSTITUTE: BALC offers largest selection of PBI CLE seminars within Greater Lehigh Valley & in most border counties.

PSECU PENNSYLVANIA STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION: All members are eligible to join the credit union for FREE.  They may also offer the no cost/no obligation benefit of credit union membership to their employees. Please contact your PSECU representative, Deb Perini, at 800-237-7328 x2264 for details.

BARRISTERS CLUB MEMBER RATE: BALC members receive a 50% discount on room rental fees good for any space, including the Ballroom.

LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE: Discounted group rates for personal, home and renter’s insurance policies. PA auto policies discounted 10%. Contact Regina at (800) 706-0047 x51474.

BAR ASSOCIATION EVENTS: Attend events such as Quarterly Dinners and Happy Hours, Annual Picnic and Golf Outing, Holiday Social, Bench Bar Conference, Law Day Activities, etc. at a special member rate.

MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA: All members receive one FREE strategy session with the marketing experts from Punch Garage. They can discover your weakness and strengths, find a strategy and make recommendations. Contact Casey directly at  for more information.

ESQUISITE MARKETING: All members receive a free bio evaluation. Complete a short survey and the team at ESQuisite Marketing will analyze and provide tailored recommendations. Bio rework done at a discounted rate of $50.  Contact Ed at or Cady at for more information.

VETERANS DAY: BALC hosts a Veterans’ Day dinner each year.  As our way of saying thank you, the event is free of charge to BALC Members that have served in the US Military. Past speakers include 4-star Generals & best-selling authors. (Fall Dinner)

YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION: The YLD hosts fun social events and organizes projects of benefit to the association and the community.  This group provides an excellent, informal means through which to meet new lawyers.  Participation in the YLD results in discounted costs for the Bar Association Annual Bench Bar Conference.

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY: Participate in BALC through any of the more than 30 committees & practice groups covering a wide range of interests and expertise. Ad hoc teams are formed annually by the President.

VENDOR RELATIONS: BALC partners with a variety of local businesses (Banks, Investment Groups, Transportation, Photographers, Printers, Office Supplies, Caterers, Technology, etc.) If your practice requires any of the services above, please contact Ray Bridgeman at 610-433-6204 X 15 for more information.

LAWYERS CONCERNED FOR LAWYERS: Confidential program for attorneys experiencing drug, alcohol, gambling or mental health problems.

To apply for Bar Association of Lehigh County Membership, telephone the BALC office at 610-433-6204, extension 15, and request a membership application or
Download the Membership Application .