The general membership shall consist of those persons whose applications for membership in the Association have been approved by the Board of Directors and who have paid the annual membership dues determined by the Board of Directors. Only licensees of the Law Society of Upper Canada who hold a Class L1, Class L2, or Class L3 licence, shall be entitled to apply for membership as a general member;
Individuals who are entitled to a fee exemption by the Law Society of Ontario for having been in practice for 50 or more years shall be entitled to apply for membership as a life member of the Frontenac Law Association, subject to such application being approved by the Board. Life members shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of general members, including the right to vote and such other rights and privileges the Directors of the Corporation may from time to time grant to such life members. In addition, the Board may, in its discretion, grant life membership to any person;
The Board of Directors may, in its discretion, appoint any person as an honourary member of the Corporation. Honourary members shall be entitled to such rights and privileges as the Board of Directors shall by resolution determine provided that honourary members shall not be entitled to vote at meetings of members. Honourary membership shall be held at the pleasure of the Board;
Student members of the Law Society of Ontario or those registered in an accredited JD or LLB program shall be entitled to apply for membership as student members of the Corporation, subject to approval by the Board of Directors and payment of any fee determined by the Board. Student members shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of general members, save and except the right to vote;
Retired members (lawyers or judges) must be fully retired from the practice of law; no longer providing legal services; and identified as ‘retired’ by the Law Society of Ontario.
FLA members seeking an exemption to the payment of fees under this category must, at the time of the request, be a licencee in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. During the period of unemployment or absence from practice due to disability, the member shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of the general membership, save and except the right to vote. It is the responsibility of the member to notify the Corporation forthwith of a change in their employment status, at which time a pro-rated membership fee, in the appropriate membership category, will be assessed.