Membership programs

Get high-level support for your practice with a San Francisco Law Library Premium Services Membership. Membership fees help us provide access to justice in the community.

What is the Premium Services Membership program?

Attorneys and members of the legal community can expand their access to legal information with:

  • Expedited services
  • Access to our expert reference team
  • Robust collections of legal resources
  • Reference questions answered by email
  • OCLC copy service for hard-to-locate materials

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Benefits of membership

Get answers fast

  • We'll prioritize your reference questions 
  • Turnaround of 4 hours or less in most cases
  • Responses are comprehensive 

Have resources sent to your email

  • Scans from our print collection
  • Pages from subscription databases
  • Difficult-to-locate material from partner libraries

Advanced help from experts

Our reference team will:

  • Investigate and compare potential sources
  • Research legal issues to recommend useful content and context
  • Navigate our extensive archive, including historical codes and regulations
  • Send anonymous inquires and requests to government offices 

Membership categories

We offer three levels of membership to serve the needs of the legal community:

Premium membership 

Annual fee

  • For firms or businesses with a San Francisco office and 10 or more attorneys
  • Rate based on the number of San Francisco attorneys

Apply for Premium Membership

Premium plus membership

Annual fee

  • For national or global firms with or without a San Francisco office
  • Firms with San Francisco office: Rate based on the number of San Francisco attorneys
  • Firms without San Francisco office: Rate based on the number of attorneys in the firm

Apply for Premium Plus Membership

Solo and Small Firm premium membership


  • For solo practices and small firms with less than 10 attorneys based in San Francisco 
  • All privileges of the Premium and Premium Plus program apply

Apply as a small firm

Apply for membership

For program inquiries, or to schedule a tour, please contact Diane Rodriguez at (415) 554-1772. For a reply within three days please email

For invoice inquiries, please contact Jean McGuinness at (415) 554-1791.

Last updated December 6, 2023