Nova Scotia


A CBA Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia and across Canada.

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Did you know? 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.


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


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

National conferences

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

Provincial conference

Take part in our conference series developed specifically for Nova Scotia legal professionals.

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 the CBA's online career centre for legal positions available across Canada.


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.


Attend our Section meetings online or in-person to learn about the latest legal developments. Connect with lawyers who work in your area of practice or share common interests.

Committees & Subcommittees

Work on issues that matter to you through our Branch Advocacy, Equity, Member Services, Professional Development and Communications Committees, as well as a variety of National Committees.


Take part in our Young Lawyers’ Bench and Bar Reception, Pride Week activities, networking events and other community initiatives.


Be nominated or nominate a colleague or workplace for an award. We have awards recognizing distinguished service in the legal profession, community contributions, excellence in equity and diversity, improving access to justice, and more.

Student outreach

Get your free law student membership and meet the CBA at our outreach events during Orientation Week, Section meetings and networking opportunities throughout the year.

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.


We promote lawyers’ interests and protect the legal profession’s core values from regulatory and legislative encroachment.

Court interventions

We prepare court interventions on issues of compelling public interest or special significance to the legal profession.

Professional initiatives

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


We are a voice for legislative, regulatory and policy development that affects Canadian law and legal practice. We make submissions to the government and regulatory bodies to improve the administration of justice and promote the rule of law.

Nova Voce

Published three times per year, our in-house magazine contains Branch news, member profiles, substantive law articles, practice tips and more.

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

Legal toolkits

Tap into our toolkits for sound advice and tips on everything from conflicts of interest to legal strategy and much more.

CBA PracticeLink

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

Find-A-Lawyer Directory

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

Nova Voce

Read our Branch news magazine online or receive a print copy if you are a Portfolio or Portfolio Plus member.

CBA National Magazine

Get the latest stories, interviews and analysis about changes in 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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