To access your fee information, click the "State Bar Fees" link in the reminder located at the top your profile or click the "State Bar Fees" link in your profile menu.
Under the State Bar Fees heading, click "Calculate and pay my 2023 fees" to conveniently calculate your annual fees and costs online.
In the State Bar Fees section, click "Calculate and pay my fees" to proceed with calculating your fees and costs.
The "Fees" page will display your fees. Click "Continue" to proceed.
For 2023, the annual fees for active licensees is $510.00; for inactive licensees, $177.40.
Next, the "Donations" page allows you to add optional donations. Make your selection for each optional donation and click "Continue" to proceed.
Please note: You are required to make a selection of zero or another amount for each optional donation before leaving the "Donations" page.
Next, the "Sections" page allows you to add a California Lawyers Association (CLA) membership and Section. If you are currently a CLA member your membership will be preselected for you. Make your selection and click "Continue" to proceed.
Please note: Questions about CLA membership and Sections should be directed to CLA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-516-1760.
Next, the "Adjustments" page allows you to take available optional deductions and apply for fee scaling (if applicable). Make your selection and click "Continue" to proceed.
Please note: Fee scaling applies only to licensees on active status with qualifying income. Payment and the fee scaling declaration must be received by the State Bar no later than February 1 to qualify.
Finally, the "Review" page allows you to review the payment information you have entered before proceeding to complete payment.
Please note: Click "Make Payment Online" to proceed with submitting a payment online or click "Pay by mail" to generate the invoice required to submit payment by mail.
To complete a payment online, click "Make Payment Online" to access the State Bar's payment gateway. Select your payment method, either ACH (electronic check) or credit card, and click "Next" to proceed.
Please note: You must use an active U.S. bank account to complete payment by ACH (electronic check).
Enter the required information for the payment method selected and click "Next" to proceed.
Please note: Update the "Country" field to complete payment with an international credit card or with a U.S. bank account with an international billing address.
Finally, you will be asked to verify your submitted payment information. If changes are required, click "Prev" to return to prior screens. If no changes are required, click "Submit" to complete payment online.