Why Join?

Need one reason to join the CBA? We've got seven!

1- Be a Better Lawyer: Through member-discounted CLE, stay current in your practice area and get the latest on ethics issues and professionalism. Educate yourself through insightful and relevant CBA publications, designed to hone in on various practice settings and offer you an in-depth look at the law in Connecticut and beyond.

2- Serve as a Leader: Set the pace in the legal community by serving on a task force, committee, or executive committee or by participating in a CBA section. Publish articles and books through LawFirst Publishing or help produce quality CLE seminars as well.

3- Expand Your Business and Client Base: Stay active in the profession! Through special events, the Annual Meeting, social networking sites, and sections and committees, we provide opportunities to network with colleagues and judges.

4- Access Free Legal Research: With the click of a button, you have easy access to free online legal research-24/7. Log on to ctbar.org and click "Access Casemaker"-it's that simple!

5- Stay Informed: Get the advantage! The CBA's CLE program offers timely seminars and institutes to keep you in the know. Connecticut Lawyer magazine and Connecticut Bar Journal delve into the newest legal updates. And each week, we let you know what's happening at the state capitol and at the CBA through our informative e-newsletters.

6- Impact the Community: The Connecticut Pro Bono Network allows legal professionals to link with legal aid agencies, while our law-related education programs bring civics education to life for students in Connecticut.

7- Save Big Through Member Discounts: Special vendor relationships deliver discounts on products and services to help you personally and professionally, including insurance discounts, retirement and benefit programs, office supplies and delivery, and travel.

Are you a law student or paralegal student? Well, we've got an even better reason: CBA membership is FREE for students. Jumpstart your career now and connect with leading professionals at CBA events and seminars. Find out more.