Thanks for your interest in joining/rejoining The Chicago Bar Association! 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.


New Members

If you have never been a member or never created a non-member account for a seminar registration, click here for our join form.


Past Members

If you have been a member in the past or have a non-member account, click here to reinstate your prior membership.
You will be prompted to enter your last name and birthdate to access and update your prior member record.


Membership Benefits

Click here for a recap of benefits and why you should join now. Questions about joining? Call 312-554-2133 or email

The CBA's annual membership period runs June 1st - May 31st. Members joining April - May that are not enrolling in the current CLEAdvantage Plan can submit full annual dues for the upcoming membership year (June 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016) and will receive April and May 2015 free!

As a member you can always join the June 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016 CLEAdvantage Plan on or after June 1, 2015. During April and May 2015 please feel free to attend our complimentary noon hour committee meetings, free archival seminars or attend a seminar at the member rate.