THE SUPPORT YOU NEED
In periods of illness, unemployment, parental leave or other special circumstances, we offer programs to assist with your CBA memberhip fees.
Parental Leave Benefit Program
The Parental Leave Benefit Program is available to all CBA members on parental leave. If your CBA membership was in good standing the previous membership year, you may be eligible for a maximum credit of 12 months towards your membership fee.
If you are interested in the Parental Leave Benefit Program, please complete the online application form. For more information, contact CBA National Member Services.
Waiver of Dues Program
The Waiver of Dues Program is available to all regular CBA members who are unemployed and actively seeking employment, or who are on a leave of absence due to illness or disability.
Applicants whose CBA membership was in good standing the previous membership year may be eligible to have membership fees waived for a period up to one year.
If you are interested in this program, please print and complete the online application form. More more information, contact CBA National Member Services.
Alberta Branch Compassionate Dues Relief Program
The Alberta Branch Compassionate Dues Relief Program is available to CBA Alberta members who do not otherwise qualify for either of the national dues relief programs listed above. This program is meant for lawyers who are struggling in their practice due to unexpected circumstances or who are experiencing undue financial hardship.
Those lawyers who are accepted into the program agree to enroll in (and pay the related fees) and regularly attend the meetings of at least one of the CBA Alberta Sections.
If you are interested in this program, please complete the application form and submit to the Alberta Branch. For more information on the program, please contact CBA Alberta member services at email@example.com.