Alberta

Regular CBA Membership Portfolio Option Portfolio Plus Option

All Regular CBA Memberships include:

  • The right to attend all meetings of the Association, to have a deliberate voice therein, to vote, to hold office and to propose and second resolutions
  • Representation/Advocacy
  • CCCA Regular Membership (in-house counsel only)
    • Branch CCCA Section (Materials level)
  • Member preferential pricing for PD programs
  • CBA PracticeLink
  • The Canadian Bar Review
  • CBA National magazine
  • CBA News, Influence, and other newsletters
  • CBA Advantage preferred pricing and offers
  • CBA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Specific networking opportunities
  • Preferred rates on insurance and investment solutions at lawyersfinancial.ca
  • Law Matters CBA-AB Branch newsletter
  • Access to CBA-AB Branch articles, links and resources

Purchased in addition to a regular CBA membership. It includes:

  • $250.00 CBA Education Credit
  • 1 CBA-AB Materials Section
  • 3% Rebate Reward

Portfolio Option: $200.00

Purchased in addition to a regular CBA membership. It includes:

  • $500.00 CBA Education Credit
  • 3 CBA-AB Materials Sections
  • 5% Rebate Reward

Portfolio Plus Option: $400.00

The power of proximity | The Strength of Unity

With 36,000 members across Canada, the CBA is proud to represent our country’s leading legal minds.

ADVOCACY ON BEHALF OF THE PROFESSION

In matters of government policy and law reform, we’re the only national organization that promotes your interests and brings your perspective to public debates.

  • Public policy & advocacy – We respond to government initiatives to protect the legal profession’s core values. Our CBA Alberta Agenda for Justice & Advocacy Committee addresses issues such as court resources, judicial appointments and adequate funding for legal aid.
  • Court interventions & submissions – We strive to improve the law and the administration of justice in all areas of law.
  • Professional initiatives – We develop initiatives that advocate change, enhance legal practice and prepare the profession for the future.

Dana
 

THROUGH THE CBA YOU ARE ABLE TO
BUILD A NETWORK VERY QUICKLY

DANA GREGOIRE

STRONG COMMUNITIES

Our diverse and engaged communities offer networking and growth opportunities, and keep you on top of developments in your areas of practice.

  • Sections – Connect with lawyers who work in your area of practice or share common interests. CBA Alberta has 72 Sections in Calgary and Edmonton, and 50% of them offer meetings via live webcast.
  • Committees & subcommittees – Join us to work on issues that matter to you. Our Alberta Branch Committees include Law Day, Legislative Review, Access to Justice and Equality.

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Our professional development programs are available online, in-person or in multiple self-study formats.

  • CBA West – Join us at CBA West in November 2017, the premiere legal conference in Western Canada, presented in partnership with CBABC.
  • Conferences & webinars – Network with leading professionals and enhance your expertise. Sign up for a complete webinar series, or stream on-demand webinars from our catalogue.
  • Savvy Lawyers Series – Develop your professional skills and knowledge in-person and via webcast. Past topics include Legal Media Relations, Effective Advocacy, Basic Wills & Estates and Basic Real Estate.
  • CBA Wellness – Access our wellness programs across Canada, and take our online course and webinars on mental health in the legal profession.

Nicolas

IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO
HAVE A SAY IN THE PROFESSION

NICOLAS JOUBERT

LEADING LEGAL RESOURCES

We offer resources and publications to support your career and keep you informed about our ever-evolving industry.

  • Career Centre – Make your next move with us. Visit our online Career Centre for legal positions available across Canada.
  • Find a Lawyer Directory – Be listed in our directory of CBA members so the public can easily find you when they need legal help.
  • CBA Alberta publications – We produce Legislative Summary to share changes in provincial legislation, while our branch magazine, Law Matters, is published quarterly.
  • CBA Publications – Access a variety of expert publications including the Canadian Bar Review, CBA National Magazine, practical toolkits and guides, and more.

Simon
 

THE CBA HAS STOOD UP FOR SOME
VERY IMPORTANT PRINCIPLES

SIMON POTTER

CONNECTING YOUNG LAWYERS

  • CBA CONNECT – Just starting out? Our website for young lawyers, articling students and law students has all the support you need to succeed.
  • Mentorship – Participate in our CBA Alberta mentorship program, which pairs law students with members of the bar.
  • Sections – Join our Sections tailored to junior members of the bar, including young lawyers, articling students and law students.
  • Events – Network with senior members of the bench and bar at our special events for young lawyers, including the Inns of Court Program.

CANADIAN CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION (CCCA)

As the national voice and forum for in-house counsel in Canada, the CCCA is your vehicle to success.

  • Professional development – Choose from over 100 Canada-wide and Chapter-specific PD events, accredited and tailored to your unique needs, including free webinars.
  • Career management services – Access our career coaching, mentoring program and career resource library.
  • CIC.C designation – Take the Business Leadership Program for In-House Counsel—the only program of its kind in Canada—and earn this exclusive recognition.

Visit the CBA – Alberta Branch website