Member Benefits & Services
Belonging to NACBA, the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy, provides you with the information and resources you need to advance your career and enhance your quality of service.
Your NACBA membership dues are invested in you. We strive to provide the highest quality benefits and services possible.
In many cases, participation in just one of these benefit programs will recoup your annual membership fee. We understand and appreciate the value of your dollars spent on membership and work hard to provide you the best service, products and programs.
If you have any questions about any NACBA benefits, service programs or membership, please contact us at 1.800.499.9040.
NACBA is proud to partner with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world’s leading insurance brokerages and risk management firms, plans and administers customized and cost-effective insurance, reinsurance, risk management, self-insurance claims management, and employee benefit products and services.
GoHealth: Offering a marketplace for NACBA members to shop for health insurance through a selection of insurance carriers. GoHealth, the nation’s leading online exchange for individuals and families to compare and shop for health insurance. For more information, please visit the NACBA Member Website or call 855.787.1333 (GoHealth does not operate in MN, RI, VT and MA for U65 products. See Coverage Footprint HERE.)
Lawyers Professional Liability and Business Insurance: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., offers the resources to approach several insurance carriers on behalf of the member. We are also able to provide quotes for other business insurance needs. For more information, please visit: NACBA Professional Liability
Dental and Vision Benefits: NACBA members now have access to dental and vision benefits through our partnership with Dominion National. This exclusive benefits program is ideal for members looking for a voluntary dental and vision benefit for themselves and their families.
Dominion created a customized website (Click HERE) specifically for NACBA members. The website allows members to search for providers, view details about each plan offering, print brochures and enroll online. Once an individual enrolls online, over the phone or through the mail, he or she is billed directly by Dominion on a monthly basis via credit card or automatic bank draft.
- Choice between five high-value dental options
- Coverage for over 250 services including fillings, crowns, root canals, orthodontia and more
- Rates start at $7.50 per month, depending on the option selected
- Extensive coverage for eye exams, eyeglass lenses, frames and contact lenses
- Access to over 50,000 vision providers nationwide
To learn more or to enroll today, please visit NACBA Dental & Vision
Sure Path Identity Theft: A complete Identity Theft solution offering Keylogging Defense System, Identity Monitoring, Identity Theft Restoration, Lost or Stolen Credit Card Assistance with Document Recovery Services, $25,000 Identity Theft Insurance and LifeEvents Counseling. Rates are guaranteed for two years. For more information, please visit: NACBA Identity Theft
Amicus Brief Project and Litigation Support – NACBA files amicus briefs in selected appellate and Supreme Court cases that could significantly impact consumer bankruptcy rights. The program has achieved national recognition and has influenced many important judicial decisions, some of which have specifically cited NACBA’s briefs. Most recently NACBA filed successful amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court in Till v. SCS Credit Corp. on the proper method for calculating the discount interest rate in a chapter 13 cramdown and Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. v. Hood concerning sovereign immunity under the Bankruptcy Clause of the Constitution in relation to the hardship discharge for student loans. NACBA has expanded its program to include lower court cases on important issues under the 2005 bankruptcy legislation. NACBA members have access to all amicus briefs as well as model briefs on numerous issues arising under the 2005 bankruptcy amendments.
Bankruptcy Case Law Updates & News – Looking for the latest Case Law Updates? Look no further than NACBA.org as well know NACBA Member, Attorney Robert “Bobby” Wilbert of Jacksonville, Florida, has joined the NACBA team. Log-in at NACBA.org and click NEWS to read the case law latest updates impacting consumer bankruptcy attorneys.
Certificate of Service – NACBA and Certificate of Service have teamed up to offer NACBA members discounted mailing services! Every user of the NACBA/COS mailing system gets the benefit of reduced pricing on per page copy costs, reduced postage, as well as the same reliability and timeliness of the Certificate of Service mailing system. Access this member exclusive discount by logging into NACBA.org, clicking Member Dashboard, then clicking the Certificate of Service logo.
Continuing Legal Education: On Demand with Attorney Credits.com – Exclusive Member Savings, NACBA members are entitled to a 15% discount off all CLE courses and bundles. Attorney Credits.com processes CLE credits in over 30 U.S. States.
CosmoLex – CosmoLex is the one solution that lets solo attorneys & small law firms manage their practice, billing, AND accounting, all in one login (No QuickBooks™ required). CosmoLex users can eliminate the need to maintain multiple programs because CosmoLex does it all — including time & expense tracking, billing, business accounting, trust (IOLTA) accounting, calendaring, task, email & document management, even secure client communications– in one web-based application. NACBA members receive a 10% lifetime discount on CosmoLex. Try CosmoLex Law Practice Management Software for free today and see how it streamlines your practice.
Exemptions Express – NACBA is proud to announce the acquisition of one of the top resources for consumer bankruptcy attorneys, Exemptions Express. NACBA Member, Attorney John R. Bates of New Philadelphia, Ohio, for a years has published his website, Exemptions Express.com. He has spent hours compiling the exemption laws for all 50 states. Now with the support of NACBA, Bates will continue to update Exemptions Express and have it hosted at NACBA.org. How to access? Simple, just log into NACBA.org with your registered email address and password and the link to Exemptions Express will appear.
Fastcase Legal Research – Each NACBA member receives FREE, as part of his/her membership, access to Fastcase’s bankruptcy database, including opinions of: (i) the U.S. Supreme Court from 1 U.S. 1 to the present; (ii) the Federal Courts of Appeal from 1 F.2d 1 to the present; (iii) the Federal District Courts from 1 F.Supp. 1 to the present; and (iv) the Bankruptcy Courts from 1 B.R. 1 to the present. In addition, NACBA members are eligible to purchase Fastcase’s “Premium Plan,” which includes access to a database of opinions of the supreme courts and courts of appeal of all 50 states, at an annual rate of just $195. This is a significant discount from the non-member annual price of $995. See how to access Fastcase HERE.
LawPay: Credit and Debit Card Processing – NACBA Members can save up to 25% off processing fees by accepting debit and credit card payments through the LawPay Merchant program. To learn more, visit www.lawpay.com/nacba or call 866-376-0950. LawPay is the payment solution recommended by over 60 national, state and local bar associations because it complies with ABA and state requirements for managing client funds. Unlike traditional merchant accounts, it correctly handles earned and unearned fees, so you can accept credit and debit card payments from your clients for services rendered or retainers. Through NACBA’s member benefit program, Members receive reduced processing rates, multiple features for the client-attorney transaction, and a high level of personalized service.
NACBA Listserv – One of the most popular features of NACBA membership is the ability of NACBA members to pose bankruptcy questions and get real time responses from their colleagues around the country. NACBA Listserv participants enjoy the unparalleled ability to post both the easy and hard questions to some of the best consumer bankruptcy attorneys in the nation. This listserv, which also functions as a virtual community of people doing the same type of work, is a boon for the new practitioner as well as the most sophisticated consumer bankruptcy attorneys.
NACBA Now Podcasts – Each episode of the NACBA Now Podcast will treat you to an in-depth conversation between experienced consumer bankruptcy attorneys Jim Haller and Gene Melchionne. These will be the stories behind the stories you read every day in various consumer bankruptcy cases. The big ideas and consumer bankruptcy “how-to” that often get missed in the crush of the unrelenting law blogs, social media and random listservs, etc. Just log-in at NACBA.org and visit the Member Dashboard.
NACBA University – Welcome to Bankruptcy 101! This section is designed to teach new attorneys and paralegals the basics about bankruptcy. Each section or subsection has a link to a quick 3-5 minute online learning clip about that subject. You just click on the link and you are on your way. From video clips to reference documents, podcasts to resource links, forms and briefs and the NACBA Library! Just log into the Member Dashboard and click NACBA University in right column.
Webinars for Members – NACBA Members and partners provide free and discounted webinars for members on many topics to improve their practice, their knowledge of current technologies, and to help learn how to fully utilize all features of the benefit being offered. Free webinars can be found in the Members Section.
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Attorney Finder – Recently featured on Fox Business and CNN Money, NACBA members can increase their business with a free listing in NACBA’s on-line Attorney Finder, which is prominently featured for consumers looking for a bankruptcy attorney. The Attorney Finder profile includes a link to the member’s own website, a profile of the member and other features. The platform is also fully search engine optimized. See how to update your Attorney Profile HERE.
The Consumer Bankruptcy Journal is delivered quarterly and feature timely information, practice management, tech tips and discounted member advertising distributed on a quarterly basis.
NACBA Now! – NACBA’s e-Newsletter, NACBA Now, features timely articles regarding important legislative matters and court decisions, as well as technology tips and other information important to bankruptcy practitioners.
Representation in Washington DC – NACBA’s team of legislative advocates in Washington DC assists the Board of Directors to ensure that the voices of consumer debtors and their attorneys are heard in debates about proposed changes to the Bankruptcy Code. NACBA has represented the views of consumer debtors and their attorneys not only in the halls of Congress, but also before the Executive Office of the U.S. Trustee, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules. NACBA also maintains strong working relationships with other organizations and individuals protecting the rights of consumers. NACBA Members may participate in this process through our Capitol Hill Day event, when NACBA members gather in Washington to meet with their Senators and Congressional representatives to educate them on issues affecting debtors.
Brooks Brothers – All NACBA members have the opportunity to enroll for the Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Card. This benefit was initiated to provide you with enjoyable incentives and great savings when shopping for your wardrobe needs. As a Brooks Brothers Corporate Member, you will receive an everyday 15% savings on regular priced merchandise. Your Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership benefit is valid at all Brooks Brothers U.S. and Canadian stores, by phone and online at BrooksBrothers.com.
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National Purchasing Partners (NPP) – Through NPP, NACBA Members receive discounted rates on essential products and services from prominent industry companies, including Verizon, Staples, Best Buy and Expedia. See additional products and services below. Sign up for NPP discounts HERE.
- Verizon Wireless – Cell phones, equipment and lines of wireless service
- 800 Flowers – Save 20% on 1-800Flowers.com and 1-800Baskets.com
- Expedia – 10% Off Hotel Rates
- Earthlink – 25% Off Select Business Services
- Lifelock – 15% Off
- Level 3 – Special NACBA Member Pricing, Global Conferencing
- PetFirst Pet Insurance – 10% Off Pet Insurance
- Ringcentral – Save 15%
- Sherwin-Williams Company – Special NACBA Member Pricing
- Skechers – 30% Offcorporate & casual footware
- Staples Advantage – Office Supplies and Products
- Tech21 – 25% Off Device Protection
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- Captivating designs
- Professional content written exclusively for NACBA Members
- Integrated site tools such as click to call technology, e-newsletter management and an online consultation request tool
- Unparalleled white glove support to help you every step of the way
Visit www.zolacreative.com/nacba or call 877-269-0076 to learn more.
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