Sections & Community


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

  • CBA National Sections
  • CBA National Forums
  • CBA National Committees
  • Branch Sections

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CBA National Sections

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

CBA National Forums

The CBA’s National 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 CBA National Forums for a list of groups and information about their activities.

CBA National Committees

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.