Alberta

A CBA Alberta membership is an investment in your career and a commitment to your profession. Connect with the people, events, knowledge and skills you need for career-long success while developing meaningful relationships with lawyers in Alberta and across Canada.

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Did you know? We recently reduced Regular membership fees by $75 in Alberta. This year, all CBA members get complimentary access to more than 50 professional development programs nationally – with more on the way!

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Stay on top of your game with professional development programs and career support.

COMPLIMENTARY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Your CBA membership now gives you access to more than 50 hours of accredited professional development programs from across Canada – included with your membership.

Webinars

Instantly stream professional development programs from our catalogue of webinars. Sign up for a complete webinar series or select the webinars that suit you.

CBA Alberta Mentorship

Participate in our mentorship program, which pairs law students with members of the bar.

National conferences

Enhance your expertise, gain knowledge and network with leading professionals in your area of practice.

Savvy Lawyers Series

Just starting out? Find the support you need to succeed as a young lawyer, articling student or law student..

CBA Wellness

Access our wellness programs. Take our online course and webinars on mental health in the legal profession.

Career Centre

Make your next move with us. Visit our online Career Centre for legal positions available across Alberta and Canada, and see Alberta postings in our monthly e-newsletter.

CBA CONNECT

Just starting out? Find the support you need to succeed as a young lawyer, articling student or law student.

Connect with colleagues and use your skills to improve legal practice in your area of the law.

Sections

Connect with lawyers who work in your area of practice or share common interests. CBA Alberta has 69 Sections in Calgary and Edmonton, and over 60% of them offer meetings via live webcast.

Committees & Subcommittees

Join us to work on issues that matter to you. Our Alberta Branch Committees include Law Day, Legislative Review, Access to Justice and Equality, and Diversity & Inclusion.

Events

Network with members of the bench and bar at our special events, including the Inns of Court Program.

CBA discussions

Join our national online discussion boards to connect with colleagues in your practice Section. You can search each board by topic, tip or precedent.

Contribute to our advocacy work and initiatives. Together, we can create change.

Advocacy

We respond to government initiatives to protect the legal profession’s core values. Our CBA Alberta Agenda for Justice & Advocacy Committee addresses issues such as court resources, judicial appointments and adequate funding for legal aid.

Court interventions & submissions

We prepare court interventions and submissions to improve the law and the administration of justice.

Professional initiatives

We develop initiatives that advocate for change, enhance legal practice and prepare our profession for the future.

Access our resources, practice tools and publications to position yourself for success.

Legal toolkits

Tap into our toolkits for sound advice and tips on issues ranging from child rights to legal ethics, mortgage matters and much more.

CBA PracticeLink

Access CBA PracticeLink online for guidance and tools to help you manage your legal future.

Find-A-Lawyer Directory

Get listed in our directory of CBA members so the public can easily find you when they need legal help.

CBA Alberta publications

Stay on top of changes in provincial legislation and the legal industry through our Legislative Summary, our quarterly branch magazine, Law Matters, and our monthly e-newsletters.

CBA National Magazine

Get the latest in stories, interviews and analysis on changes to federal legislation, legal practice and your profession.

Canadian Bar Review

This peer-reviewed journal combines theory and practice to shape discussions on today’s most relevant legal issues.

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