Sections & Community


Join over 25,000 of your esteemed colleagues who participate in the Canadian Bar Association’s Sections, Forums and Committees. There are many opportunities to lend your expertise and network with like-minded professionals. They include:

  • National Sections
  • Forums
  • Committees
  • Branch Sections

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National Sections

Our National Sections are groups that provide education, resources and opportunities. They also address legal issues, regulations and national trends in 31 practice areas. Visit National Sections to locate your areas of practice.


The CBA’s Forums provide specific groups – such as corporate counsel, women lawyers, young lawyers and others – with a voice and structure to act on issues of common interest. Visit Forums for a list of groups and information about their activities.


Do you want to become a CBA leader? Join the hundreds of members who are involved with our Standing Committees and Section Committees. See our Committees for full details.

Branch Sections

Our members actively participate in Sections, Forums and Committees at the branch level. To find out more about getting involved in your province or territory, visit your branch website.