* Membership in the BABC is based on your admission date to the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Attorneys 37 years or under, or who are admitted to the Bar less than 5 years, as well as law students, are automatically members of the Young Lawyers’ Division. There are no additional dues to be a member of the YLD. . If you join the BABC after January 1, please submit ½ the dues amount. If you join after April 1, submit full amount (this will cover you through the next fiscal year, beginning on July 1).