CBABC Membership

A CBABC 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 across BC. Stay on top of your game with professional development programs and career support. Contribute to our advocacy work and initiatives. Together, we can create change.

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STAY ON TOP OF YOUR GAME WITH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND CAREER SUPPORT.
PD PROGRAMMING

Attend an in-house PD event to learn about important topics from engaging speakers and discuss with local peers, or instantly stream webinars to participate remotely. Learn more.

PD ARCHIVES

Free, on-demand access to archived webinars to fulfill ethics, professional responsibility and practice management requirements.

CONFERENCES

Attend annual conferences, like CBA West, to enhance your expertise, gain knowledge and network with leading professionals in your area of practice.

CBABC JOB BOARD

Step into your next position with the help of BC’s #1 destination for legal careers. Learn more.

ACCESS OUR RESOURCES, PRACTICE TOOLS AND PUBLICATIONS TO POSITION YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS.
ONLINE RESOURCES

PracticeLink offers practical tools and tips to help with day-to-day issues of running a law practice. SoloLink allows sole and small firm practitioners to pose questions, offer advice, and share information with other lawyers.

Publications

Stay on top of leading trends in the legal profession through our thought-provoking publications, including the bimonthly BarTalk Magazine, our weekly News + Jobs e-newsletter, the CBA National magazine and the CCCA Magazine.

BC LEGAL DIRECTORY

Comprehensive, up-to-date listings for the legal community and the public. Members get complimentary enhanced listings ($275 value). Learn more.

MEMBER SAVINGS

CBABC members receive preferential pricing on most CBA products, services and activities. Members also get exclusive savings on select products and services in BC and nation-wide savings through CBA Advantage.

CONNECT WITH COLLEAGUES AND USE YOUR SKILLS TO IMPROVE LEGAL PRACTICE IN YOUR AREA OF THE LAW.
Sections

Develop your skills and seize important networking opportunities with leaders and colleagues from across the province or the country. Join one or more of the 76 CBABC or 41 CBA Sections and Forums that profile your area of interest.

Committees & Subcommittees

Join us to work on issues that matter to you—from access to justice to equality, ethics, international initiatives, law reform and much more. Learn more.

VOLUNTEERING

Support the legal community, build relationships and earn referral business through CBABC mentorship, committees and Practice Advisory Panels. Learn more.

CCCA (CANADIAN CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION)

The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) is the national voice and forum for in-house counsel in Canada serving lawyers in corporations, associations, institutions, government bodies and more. As an in-house lawyer, your CBABC membership entitles you to join the CCCA at no additional cost.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR ADVOCACY WORK AND INITIATIVES. TOGETHER, WE CAN CREATE CHANGE.
Advocacy

CBABC’s voice is powerful and credible on government policy and law reform. Our recent work includes advocating for family law legal aid, the legal aid tariff, changes to the proposed ICBC legislation and implementation of the Truth & Reconciliation Calls to Action.

Court interventions & submissions

We prepare court interventions and submissions to improve the law and the administration of justice in BC and across Canada.