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Chicago Bar Association members make things happen in the Chicago legal community.



From members of large, medium, and small firms to corporate lawyers, solo practitioners and government attorneys, virtually everyone who’s anyone in Chicago law is a CBA member.


It's where you belong, too. The CBA is Chicago's premier legal professional organization and your connection to the most influential attorneys and brightest legal minds in the Chicago area. Join today and become a part of the ultimate legal network and knowledge resource with a uniquely local focus.


CBA Members Receive:

  • Unlimited CLE seminars for just $150 with the CLEAdvantage Plan (includes in-person, Webcast and DVD).
  • Free Illinois MCLE credit with in-person or Webcast committee meeting attendance.
  • Unsurpassed Chicago-focused networking opportunities.
  • Members-only career development and job search resources.


View our complete list of membership benefits and services.



Here's What Chicago Attorneys are Saying About The Chicago Bar Association.


"I arrived in Chicago as an outsider. I grew up in Cleveland, went to college in Nashville, and returned to Cleveland for law school. When I began my legal career in Chicago, I immediately turned to the CBA to develop professional and personal connections. My Chicago Bar experiences have been extremely rewarding and I now feel like a Chicago insider."


Scott W. Henry
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd.
CBA Member Since 2000


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