Be a part of something bigger

As the largest national association for legal professionals, the Canadian Bar Association delivers what you need to thrive in your career and to navigate life changes. Whether you’re just starting out, looking to grow or well established, a CBA membership moves your career forward.

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Learn what needs to change and how our sector can make evidence-based decisions about the policies and practices required to support the wellness of legal professionals.

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Useful insights on the latest trends, timely information on courts and governments, business and technology solutions, and practice management resources.

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Purposeful networking opportunities that enable you to build lasting connections within and outside your area of practice, from coast to coast to coast.

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Access valuable professional and career development resources, including job boards, mentorship, and lawyer wellness programs to keep you one step ahead.

Become A Member

Discover the benefits of membership in your province or territory:

Get More from your Membership

We keep our finger on the pulse of the legal profession, both nationally and internationally, and respond when needed. As a CBA member, you can make your mark by:

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Building your leadership skills and profile

Sharpen your skills and develop new ones to establish yourself as a thought leader in your field of practice.

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Networking with leaders from coast to coast to coast

Build a network of legal professionals who can provide guidance and insight for your career.

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Contributing to the future of the profession

Have a voice at the table. Influence important policy changes and ensure issues that matter to you are heard by those in power.

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