Membership and Change of Status

Membership and

Change of Status

Contact Information Changes

If you are a lawyer in New Brunswick or a student-at-law who has recently changed your address, telephone number, fax number or email address, you must advise the Society by completing the Notice of Change of Information. You may also make changes to your information directly by logging into the Member Profile section of the website. If you wish to make a change of name with the Law Society, please complete and return the Petition for Change of Name.

Membership Status

The Law of New Brunswick has four categories of membership:

  • Practising (insured or exempt from Professional Liability Insurance)
  • Non-Practising
  • Retired
  • Disabled

Membership Status Changes

If you are currently a member with the Law Society of New Brunswick, and wish to change your membership status, see the following linked pages:

  • If you are a practising exempt or non-practising member and wish to change your status to practising insured, see Practising Insured Status.
  • If you are a practising insured or non-practising member and wish to change your status to practising exempt, see Practising Exempt Status.
  • If you are a practising member and wish to change your status to non-practising, see Non-Practising Status.
  • If you are a practising or non-practising member and wish to change your status to retired, see Retired Status.
  • If you are a practising, non-practising, or retired member and wish to change your status to disabled, see Disabled Status.
  • If you do not wish to remain a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick, see Resignation.

If you are a suspended member of the Law Society of New Brunswick, and would like to be reinstated as a member in good standing, see Reinstatement.

If you are a former member of the Law Society of New Brunswick, and would like to be readmitted as a member in good standing, see Readmission.