Ontario

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
  • Practice specific networking opportunities
  • Preferred rates on insurance and investment solutions at lawyersfinancial.ca
  • JUST. CBA-OBA quarterly digital magazine
  • OBA this Month e-newsletter
  • CBA-OBA Annual Report online
  • Listing in CBA-OBA Find-a-Lawyer public online directory
  • 15% discount on CBA-OBA Conference Centre meeting room rentals
  • CBA-OBA Mentorship program
  • CBA-OBA Speakers Bureau

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

  • $250.00 CBA Education Credit
  • 1 CBA-OBA Section enrollment
  • 3% Rebate Reward
  • Enhanced listing in CBA-OBA Find-a-Lawyer online directory

Portfolio Option: $240.00

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

  • $500.00 CBA Education Credit
  • 3 CBA-OBA Section enrollment
  • 5% Rebate Reward
  • Enhanced listing in CBA-OBA Find-a-Lawyer online directory

Portfolio Plus Option: $520.00

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 prepare submissions to the government, Law Society of Upper Canada and regulatory bodies to improve the law and the administration of justice.
  • Professional initiatives – We develop initiatives that advocate change, enhance legal practice and prepare the profession for the future.
  • Influential connections – We connect practice area leaders with key decision makers: Cabinet Ministers, Chairs of Tribunals and members of the Bench.

Dana
 

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

DANA GREGOIRE

STRONG COMMUNITIES

Lend your expertise and gain a powerful network of allies by engaging with our CBA and OBA communities.

  • Committees & subcommittees – Join us to work on issues that matter to you.
  • Sections – Connect with lawyers who work in your area of practice or share common interests, and increase your business referrals: 80% of OBA Section members report receiving referrals from other Section members.

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

  • For members only – Get access to exclusive members-only programming, and receive special member pricing for all continuing professional development programs and materials. Choose from over 300 programs covering almost all areas of practice in Ontario.
  • Mentorship – Participate in the OBA’s mentorship program for guidance and practice tips.
  • National conferences – Enhance your expertise and network with leading professionals in your area of practice.
  • 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, resources and complimentary Opening Remarks programming. 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.

  • 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 legal career centre for positions available across Ontario and Canada.
  • Free listings – Be listed in our Find a Lawyer Directory for the public and our Member-to-Member Directory. Both are great sources of referrals.
  • CBA National Magazine/JUST. Magazine – Our premiere publications offer news, interviews and analysis about changes in federal legislation, practice management and the legal marketplace.
  • OBA Section newsletters – Stay on top of current issues in your practice area through curated articles, programs and information from your OBA Section Insider and Section website.
  • 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 – Ontario Bar Association website.