Membership Requirements for Joining

Any post-graduate student in law school is eligible for membership in Delta Theta Phi provided they meet the standards of Part I, Article 2, Section 2(a) of the DTP Constitution.  To be eligible for student membership in the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, a candidate must possess the following qualifications and be subject to the following conditions:

  1. Not be a member of another law fraternity.
  2. Be deemed a fit exponent of the Object and Purposes of this Fraternity by personality, character, and example.
  3. Be free of attributes which make one unacceptable to the Fraternity as a whole in recognition of the excellent membership standards and of the international character of The Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, International.
  4. Have a reputation for the highest standards of personal integrity, diligence, candor, and trust, of individual responsibility, and of respect for the law, rights and property of others, and for the accepted and recognized canons of professional ethics.

A student is not considered to be an official member of the Fraternity until a new member application is submitted, the national fee is paid and received at the International Office, and the student is initiated.  Please contact an officer of the Delta Theta Phi student senate at your law school to request an application.  If your law school does not an active senate, please contact our International Office. Click here to email.