Advertising with the Memphis Bar Association

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1874, the Memphis Bar Association (MBA) is the largest bar association and the fifth largest professional or trade association in the Memphis/Mid-South area
  • A voluntary association of over 2,000 lawyers, judges and other legal professionals
  • Primary areas of activity include continuing legal education seminars to improve the competency of attorneys; providing pro bono outreach to the greater community; educating the public about the judicial system; and encouraging diversity in the profession
  • Most members work in Shelby County (56% downtown; 32% in the eastern part of the county) but reach extends to northern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas
  • Young attorneys (36 years of age or under) comprise over 1/3 of the membership
  • Most members are in private practice (81%) followed by corporate (11%) and government (8%)
  • Firms with 10 or fewer employees make up 57% of the membership


Advertising Options

Memphis Lawyer Magazine

  • Published quarterly
  • Distributed to over 2,000 lawyers and judges in the Memphis area
  • Display ad sizes from 1/8 to full page
  • Classified ads listed by area (e.g., office space, professional services, etc.)
  • Discounted rates for multiple issues

Bar Bulletin E-Newsletter

  • Disseminated weekly to over 2,000 lawyers and judges in the Memphis area
  • Over 35% click on the bulletin when it arrives in their inbox
  • Discounted rates for multiple insertions



The Memphis Bar Association has several yearly sponsorship packages that include sponsorship of events as well as advertising in Memphis Lawyer and Bar Bulletin.

In addition, sponsorship of single events, such as the annual Bench Bar conference, “Bar Meet” social get-togethers, Young Lawyers’ Division Golf Tournament and more. For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Anne Fritz at or 901.527.3573 ext 110.

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