How To Join

Want to be a member of Phi Alpha Delta?
Once you submit your membership application to the International PAD (see details below photo), then you need to notify the Justice and Vice Justice of PAD-Monroe Chapter and we'll set up your initiation.  Please note that there are both International Dues (i.e. Dues for joining - $80) and Chapter Dues (Dues for the academic year - $20).  The Chapter Dues help Phi Alpha Delta - Monroe Chapter plan and sponsor events throughout the school year.

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How to Join Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International

PAD Crest in Color

You can either JOIN ONLINE or download a membership application. Please see below for information on eligibility to join.


The following applications can be downloaded and then
printed and mailed or faxed to the Executive Office:
Download the Pre-Law Membership Application
Download the Law Membership Application
Download the Alumni Membership Application
Download the Faculty Application - Law

Once you fill out your application, please send your application and membership fee to the Executive Office.

Eligibility for membership shall be as follows:

Law School Member
Any person who is in attendance and in good standing at any law school where a chapter of this Fraternity is chartered.

Alumni Member
Any person who has been licensed to practice law in, and is in good standing with, any jurisdiction recognized by the International Chapter or by the International Executive Board; any graduate of any law school where a chapter of this fraternity may be chartered, or any duly initiated law school member upon their departure from law school who is not the subject of any disciplinary proceedings resulting in temporary or permanent cessation or denial of his or her license to practice law; and any judge who qualified in any of the preceding categories prior to becoming a judge.
Honorary Member
Any person who has attained unusual distinction in the legal profession or in the field of law at least a statewide basis shall be eligible for honorary membership. The term “field of law” shall embrace any person elected or appointed to a legislature or engaged in the execution, administration, or enforcement of the law, whether or not such person is a member of the legal profession.

Pre-Law Member
Any member of the administration, faculty or any student in good standing at any institution of higher learning where a pre-law chapter of this Fraternity is chartered.
Pre-Law Graduate Dues Program
Phi Alpha Delta is proud to be the first and only Law Fraternity that has a special program just for Pre-Law Students. To meet these members' needs and to further support new programs and benefits, we have instituted a Pre-Law Graduate Dues Program. By contributing $50 per year, you can help us build the Pre-Law Program.
You will also continue to be eligible for all Phi Alpha Delta membership benefits and will receive our award-winning quarterly magazine, “The Reporter.”

To pay your Pre-Law Graduate Dues in our Online Store, please click here. To pay over the phone, please call the Executive Office at (410) 347-3118.