Legal Research

CBA Online Library

With over 1000+ files (and growing), the online library includes articles, checklists, slide decks and sample documents culled from seminars, committee meetings, and the CBA Record magazine. Search, view and download substantive content. Learn more.

CBA Newsstand by Lexology

The CBA Newsstand is a daily email aimed at providing CBA members with valuable and free practical know-how. Get access to a global legal knowledge base that delivers daily essential intelligence tailored to your preferences directly to your desk. Learn more.

UIC John Marshall Law School Library

The UIC John Marshall Law School Library is now open to licensed attorneys in Illinois. To access the library, licensed attorneys must present a current Illinois ARDC card and government-issued photo ID at the security desk located at the main entrance of the law school at 300 S. State Street.  Further details regarding library use, hours, contacts, etc can be found at


LexisNexis offers members valuable discounts and legal resources to members. Learn more.

Legal Bookstore

The CBA's Legal Bookstore sells publications from IICLE, West, ABA and more. The bookstore is located in the CBA Building at 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago (M-F, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).

Book Discounts from American Lawyer Media and the American Bar Association

CBA members get a 10% discount on titles published by American Lawyer Media (use offer code CHIBAR10 at checkout). Get a 15% discount off ABA book at shopABA (use offer code PAB8ECBA.