FAQs

Being a member of the Canadian Bar Association provides you with the benefits of being part of our National Association, and gives you the opportunity to profit from numerous services and benefits offered by provincial and territorial branches across the country.

What is the BC Advantage?

CBABC Membership includes unlimited access to all 75 BC and 41 National Sections and Forums, offering you the ability to earn all 12 CPD hours including ethics, from a variety of Sections.

What is the Portfolio Options?

Portfolio and Portfolio Plus options are additional membership options. These options offer members bundled savings on CBA products and services. learn more here.

What are the payment options?

The CBA offers a variety of payment options to its members. We not only accept one-time payments by cheque, Visa, MasterCard or American Express but also offers alternative payment methods for the convenience of our members learn more here.

What are the 2017/2018 Section Enrollment fees?

There is no additional cost to Section enrollment with our new BC Advantage. Your CBABC membership includes unlimited access to all 75 BC and 41 National Sections and Forums. Enroll in your favourite Sections to receive all regular Sections communications and updates, keeping you informed on the latest Section meetings, conferences, full-day seminars, social events, and legal developments in your profession!

Enrollment begins mid-August 2017. Click here to learn more about Sections.

What are additional member savings?

Preferred Suppliers serve the legal industry and offer CBA members exclusive value-added products and services learn more here.

Are they Membership Discount Categories?

Part-Time, Retired, and Non-Practising: Part-time and non-practising lawyers can now enjoy everything CBA has to offer for a 50 percent reduction in the membership fee. Learn more

New Lawyers: For a 60 per cent fee reduction, New Lawyers can enjoy the benefits of CBA membership for the first three years following their call to the bar. Learn more

Articling and Bar Admission Students: CBA offers a 75 per cent fee reduction for Articling and Bar Admission students. Learn more