Benefits of IRELA Membership

Attorneys joining IRELA receive benefits that include all of the following, and much more:

  • Monthly Meetings or Webinars, generally on the second Wednesday of the month, with speakers covering timely topics affecting real estate transactions. IRELA is an MCLE Accredited Provider and offers CLE credit its programs. 
  • On-Demand CLE for many of the programs offered. Members who cannot attend an event "live" have access to recordings of webinars and the opportunity to earn free CLE credit through our partnership with IICLE Share.
  • Regular Updates on important issues and legislation affecting real estate transactions
  • Web Site with timely announcements and updates, plus lots of helpful information and links to numerous real estate-related sites
  • Focused efforts to further the interests of practitioners and consumers alike, increasingly through social media
  • Strong advocacy efforts on issues affecting real estate attorneys
  • An available Annual Report covering the accomplishments and highlights of the previous year
  • Public lawyer directory featuring attorney and sponsoring members

Membership Levels

Attorney Members:

  • Annual Membership Dues: $200

Sponsoring Attorney Members:  

This level of membership offers attorneys the opportunity to  be featured on the website, at our monthly meetings, and bumped up to the top of our online membership directory.

  • Annual Membership Dues: $500

Recently Admitted Attorneys Members:

Illinois practitioners licensed three years or less enjoy “First Year Free” benefits. After first year of membership, automatically updates to Attorney Member at current dues rate.

  • Annual Membership Dues: $0

Law School Students Members: 

Annual dues are waived for law school students.

  • Annual Membership Dues: $0

Paralegal Members:

  • Annual Membership Dues: $75


Corporate Sponsorship:  

IRELA offers Platinum, Gold and Silver level sponsorship. Depending on the package, sponsorship includes promotional opportunities in the following programs and events:

  • Free membership for multiple employees
  • IRELA website presence and link to your website
  • Sponsorship promotion to membership e-mail notification of IRELA sponsors
  • Seminar promotional opportunities
  • Membership directory presence
Learn more about our corporate sponsorship opportunities.

Questions? Call 312-600-7720 (main office) or email

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