Chapter Membership Form

To join the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, fill out the form below.  Then, submit your dues payment online, apply for Guild Circle (more information here) to have monthly payments processed automatically, or mail a check to our office: 14 Beacon St., Suite 407, Boston, MA 02108.  Click here to download a PDF version of this membership form.

A message will be displayed below the application once your form is successfully submitted. If you do not receive a Thank You email from us within 2 business days, it means the form did not go through. In this case,  please call our office at 617-227-7008. 

Membership Information

*Your First Name:

*Your Last Name:


*City: *State: *Zip:

*Phone: (work) Phone: (home)


*Your Email:

Race: (optional)

Your Profession

Which best describes your professional status?
 AttorneyAlumna/us of, graduation year:  Legal Worker  Law Student School and expected year of graduation:
 Jailhouse Lawyer

Type of Employment:
 Private Practice Government Agency Labor Union Legal Services Public Defender Law Professor Judge Other

How did you learn about the NLG?
 Another member Organization OtherName of the member/organization. If other, please explain.

Would you like to receive Mass Dissent electronically to help preserve the environment and Chapter resources?
 Yes No

Membership Participation

I would like to participate in the work of:
 MASS DISSENT Committee Testimonial Dinner Committee Fundraising Committee Mass Defense Committee Litigation Committee Foreclosure Prevention Task Force Lawyer Referral Service National Immigration Project Other

I am interested in running the following Street Law Clinics: Tenant/Landlord Dispute Stop & Search Civil Disobedience Defense Foreclosure Prevention Workers' Rights Immigrants' Rights Bankruptcy Law

I am interested in organizing Guild work on the following issues:
 International Issues Prisoners' Rights Labor Support Police Misconduct Human and Civil Rights Death Penalty Health & Environment Housing Other
 I can help with mailing and office work


Membership dues are based on income levels, and may be paid in quarterly installments. No one will be denied membership because of inability to pay.

Law Students = $25
Jailhouse Lawyers = Free
Lawyers and Legal Workers
Under $15,000 = $40
$15,000 - 20,000 = $50
$20,000 - 25,000 = $75
$25,001 - 30,000 = $100
$30,001 - 40,000 = $150
$40,001 - 50,000 = $200
$50,001 - 60,000 = $250
$60,001 - 70,000 = $300
$70,001 - 80,000 = $350
$80,001 - 90,000 = $400
$90,001 - 100,000 = $450
Over $100,000 = $500

*Please consider subsidizing a Mass Dissent subscription for $20 for one of over 60 jailhouse lawyers who receive free Chapter membership.

*Membership Dues - $
Subscription Subsidy (+ $20)
*Total Membership Due: - $

*I will make this payment  online Guild Circle (see below) mail a check

Guild Circle Online Payment

As a member of the program, you commit to having automatic monthly contributions
made to the NLG Massachusetts Chapter. The first $100 will be your chapter dues
AND the rest will be your tax-deductible donation to the Chapter. All Guild Circle
members (except students whose dues are $25/year) will pay a flat amount of $100 in
membership dues.
The minimum monthly contribution is $20. Contributors of $50/month or more will
become part of the Chapter Sustainer program and will be acknowledged in Mass Dissent and at our Annual Dinner.
If you would prefer to provide your credit card information by phone, please contact our office by calling (617) 227-7335. You can also pay Guild Circle Dues by mailing a check to our office: 14 Beacon St., Suite 407, Boston, MA 02108.

Monthly Contribution Amount $20/month $25/month $35/month $40/month $50/month $75/month Other:

Credit Card Information
Cardholder's Name:
Credit Card Type:
Credit Card Number:
Expiration Date:
Credit Card Security Code:

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