Advertising Opportunities

The AABA offers businesses several different ways to reach legal professionals practicing in Anne Arundel County and the nearby areas. Our sponsorship packages can help you establish a long-term presence in our legal community and forge beneficial relationships with AABA members. Our advertising program gives you the opportunity to promote your business and services in The Barrister newsletter, which is distributed by mail and email to more than 1,100 members each month.The AABA offers both classified and display advertising packages, with frequency discounts and a range of ad sizes to suit your budget and needs.

Sponsorship Packages

Our sponsorship packages give your organization a continual presence at AABA events and in our publications to maximize our members' exposure to your message. The ABBA offers four levels of sponsorship: Platinum, Gold, Silver and Blue Ribbon. View more information on our 2017 Sponsorship Levels and Benefits.

Classified Advertising

Every issue of The Barrister includes a classified advertising section on the back cover.The rate for classified advertising is $0.50 per word, prepaid. The text for the ad must be sent to the AABA by the 15th of the month before the issue date. To place a classified ad, contact the AABA by phone at 410-222-6860 or email at

Display Advertising

All ads must meet size requirements and must be in PDF, JPG or InDesign format. 4-color advertising is available on a limited basis and will be placed on the reverse side of the front and back covers. There is an additional charge for 4-color advertising (see below). Ads must be emailed to the AABA by the 15th of the month prior to the issue date. Color advertising is not available for 1/4 and 1/8 page advertisements.

To place your ad, please contact Lisa Sheridan by phone at 410-222-6860 or email at

Display Advertising Rates
Ad Size 1 time ad 3 x ad 6 x ad 9 x ad 12 x ad 4 Color
Full Page $439 $399/month $363/month $329/month $290/month +$100
1/2 Page $239 $219/month $199/month $180/month $160/month +$75
1/4 Page $134 $119/month $110/month $99/month $89/month not available
1/8 Page $75 $70/month $63/month $59/month $48/month not available

Advertisement Sizes  (width x height in inches)
Full Page 8" x 10"
1/2 Page Horizontal 8" x 5"
1/4 Page 3" x 5"
1/8 page 3" x 2.5"