Membership Auxiliary FAQ
Membership Auxiliary FAQ

Each accepted member of the Auxiliary will receive a membership certificate in the mail, access to member benefits, discounted membership admission to national P.A.D. events, access to the P.A.D. Career Center, option to apply for the Society of Scholars, and recognition on your resume.

Annual dues are $50 and can be paid on the P.A.D. website when you log in here.

No! Membership in the Auxiliary is open to anyone interested in or already part of the legal industry.

Auxiliary membership does not include funding, voting rights within the fraternity, the ability to run for an elected position, local membership affiliation, school functions, or local events.

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Each student without a chartered chapter, or who is in the process of chartering a chapter, will register online under the “auxiliary” membership. The student’s auxiliary membership will be accepted as soon as the Executive Office receives their online auxiliary membership application and annual dues. Once the chapter has been officially recognized as chartered by the International Executive Board and the Executive Office your membership will be transferred and you will receive a $50 discount on your international initiation fee. Please contact

If you enroll in a school where a pre-law or law chapter is already chartered, you may transfer your membership to that chapter and will receive a $50 discount on your international initiation fee. Please contact

You are welcome to join Phi Alpha Delta as an alumni member. This includes joining on the chapter level, and a one-time initiation fee of $120. Click here for more information.

For more information on chartering a chapter please email before joining the auxiliary.

Please contact the Executive Office at or (410) 347-3118 and we'll be happy to help!

Our Mission

Phi Alpha Delta is the world’s preeminent law fraternity because of our dedication to service: service to the student, the school, the profession, and the community.

It is through devotion to the ideals of Integrity, Compassion, Courage, Professionalism, Service, Diversity, and Innovation that we better both our profession and our community. Through accepting our differences we become not just a law fraternity, but a family.