Nova Scotia

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)
  • 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
  • Unlimited CBA-NS Sections
  • Attendance at CBA-NS President’s Reception
  • Travel discounts applicable toward CBA-NS Annual Two-Day Conference and one-day conferences
  • Nova Voce CBA-NS Branch newsletter online version
  • CBA-NS online Conference Papers for conferences attended

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

  • $250.00 CBA Education Credit
  • 3% Rebate Reward
  • Nova Voce CBA-NS Branch newsletter (print or online)
  • CBA-NS online Conference Papers for 1 additional conference not attended
  • Increased travel discounts applicable toward CBA-NS Annual Two-Day Conference and one-day conferences

Portfolio Option: $200.00

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

  • $500.00 CBA Education Credit
  • 5% Rebate Reward
  • Attendance at all CBA-NS Branch receptions
  • Annual profile in Nova Voce CBA-NS Branch newsletter
  • Online Conference Papers for all CBA-NS conferences
  • Increased travel discounts applicable toward CBA-NS Annual Two-Day Conference and one-day conferences

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. Our voice is powerful and credible.

  • Public policy & advocacy – We respond to government initiatives to protect the legal profession’s core values from regulatory and legislative encroachment.
  • 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. Our Nova Scotia Section meetings attract over 1,500 registrants annually, and are free for law students.
  • Committees & subcommittees – Join us to work on issues that matter to you.
  • Events – Take part in our Young Lawyers’ Bench and Bar Reception, Pride Week activities and more. Our Law Day activities include outreach to 32 schools and colleges across Nova Scotia.
  • Awards – Nominate a colleague or workplace for one of our many awards, including the Excellence in Equity and Diversity Award.
  • Student outreach – Get your free law student membership and meet the CBA at our outreach events during Orientation Week, health breaks during exams, Section meetings and networking opportunities throughout the year.

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

  • National conferences – Enhance your expertise and network with leading professionals in your area of practice.
  • Provincial conference – Take part in our annual two-day conference for Nova Scotia legal professionals.
  • Webinars – Upgrade your skills. Sign up for a complete webinar series, or select the webinars that suit you. Instantly stream on-demand webinars from our catalogue.
  • 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.

  • Nova Voce – Read our Branch news magazine online, or receive a print copy if you are a Portfolio or Portfolio Plus member.
  • Toolkits & guides – Access our online practice tools for guidance on everything from conflicts of interest to legal strategy and beyond.
  • 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 National Magazine – Our premiere publication offers news, interviews and analysis about changes in federal legislation, practice management and the legal marketplace.
  • CBA CONNECT – Just starting out? Our website for young lawyers, articling students and law students has all the support you need to succeed.

Simon
 

THE CBA HAS STOOD UP FOR SOME
VERY IMPORTANT PRINCIPLES

SIMON POTTER

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 – Nova Scotia website.