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On The Web: Where to Find Law Societies Around The World

United States

American attorneys are licensed and regulated at the state level. State Bar membership is mandatory in some states and voluntary in others. Attorney discipline is carried out through a state’s bar association, state discipline committee or by the state’s Supreme Court.


ABA Directory of Disciplinary Agencies (link updated January 2024; list current as of December 2011)

List of Lawyer Disciplinary Agencies (last updated January 2020)

Regulation of the Legal Profession in the United States: Overview (May 2021)

Bar Association Directory

ABA Directory of Licensing Agencies