Join Today at Our Half Year Dues RateRenew Your Membership

Current membership period runs from June 2020 through May 2021.
The CBA is one of the Nation’s leading metropolitan bar associations and is highly regarded for its outstanding committee programs, continuing legal education seminars, Young Lawyers Section, Law Practice Management "How To" seminars and hands on training, Leadership Development Institute, legislative and government affairs activities, judicial evaluation, public legal education and much more. Your membership can help make you a better lawyer and helps support the important work of the Association in serving our legal community, the administration of justice and the public.

 The CBA is your ultimate legal network with resources that can help you:
  • Save time and money
  • Access practical legal, technology and business skills
  • Keep pace with legal developments and trending topics
  • Connect with local attorneys and judges
  • Start/grow your practice
  • Meet your MCLE requirement for FREE (via live seminars, committee meetings and archived webcasts on demand)
  • Enhance your resume
  • Prepare for career changes

Got a question about your member benefits or want to get more involved in the CBA? Call 312-554-2131 or email Karen Stanton, CBA Membership Director.

Renew Current or Past Membership


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Have a billing questions?
Call 312-554-2020 or email

How to Renew Online:

1) Go to
2) Sign in at the top of the page with your username and password (in most cases, your username is your member number and your password is your member number followed by your last name all lower case, no spaces). If this does not work, you can request and reset your username and password via the sign in page.
3) Click on the orange box "Renew Current/Past Membership." 
4) Click on the blue box "Renew Now" located on the lower left side of the page on your PC and at the bottom of the page on your cell phone.
5) Follow the prompts to enter your credit card payment. 

Questions regarding your log-in, please email or call 312-554-2000.