Why Join?

A CBA Alberta membership is an investment in your career and a commitment to your profession. Connect with the people, events, knowledge and skills you need for career-long success while developing meaningful relationships with lawyers in Alberta and across Canada.


As the largest national association for legal professionals, the CBA Alberta delivers what you need to thrive in your career and to navigate life changes. Whether you’re just starting out, looking to grow or well established, the CBA can keep you sharp.

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Attend purposeful networking opportunities that enable you to build lasting connections within and outside your area of practice, from coast to coast to coast.


Connect with lawyers who work in your area of practice or share common interests and attend regular professional development in-person or online with one of our 65+ North or South Alberta Sections.


Stay connected by volunteering your knowledge and skills on issues and practice areas that matter to you, through committees, Sections, mentorship, and other opportunities.

CBA Community

CBA Community is our new virtual networking platform where you can stay connected with your colleagues though engaging conversations and virtual network-building.

Mentor Programs

Build community with CBA Alberta mentor programs for law students and young lawyers.

CBA Alberta Job Board

The CBA Alberta Job Board is the premier destination in the province for job seekers and hiring departments alike.

Member Savings

Through our savings programs, members can access exclusive savings on everyday products and services such as home electronics, travel and dining, insurance, business solutions and even brand new vehicles.

Have your voice heard. Influence important policy changes within the legal profession and contribute to the future of the legal practice in Canada.


We respond to government initiatives to protect the legal profession’s core values. Our CBA Alberta Agenda for Justice addresses issues such as justice system resources, judicial independence and adequate funding for legal aid.

Interventions & Submissions

We prepare court and government to improve the law and the administration of justice.

Committees & Subcommittees

Join us to work on issues that matter to you, from access to justice to equity, diversity and inclusion; legislative review to leader development, and so much more.

Access valuable professional development and career development resources, as well as the latest trends, information on courts and governments, business and tech solutions, and practice management resources.

Live & Local PD

Take advantage of over 400 online or in-person PD events throughout the year, delivered by CBA Alberta Sections and our popular webinar series.

On-Demand PD

Instantly stream professional development programs from our on-demand catalogue of webinars.

CBA Publications

Stay on top of changes in legislation, and the important news, trends and decisions of the moment with the Legislative Summary, our digital publication Law Matters, and national publications such as CBA National Magazine and the Canadian Bar Review.

Handbooks & Reports

Developed by lawyers, for lawyers, our library of Branch and national handbooks and reports has the information you need in your daily practice.

National Conferences & Series

Attend annual national conference to enhance your expertise, gain knowledge and network with leading professionals in your area of practice, or explore substantive content with our webinar series.

Law Students & Young Lawyers

Let us help you become the lawyer you want to be! We support law students and young lawyers with exclusive programming including complimentary or discounted professional development, mentor programs, and affordable membership rates.

Benefit from lawyer wellness programs that address personal and professional challenges to help lawyers and lead healthy, happy lives.

Professional Initiatives

CBA initiatives are projects that advocate for change. We offer innovative strategies and plans, while being a source of tools in areas like Truth & Reconciliation, Equal Justice and Legal Futures.

CBA Well-Being

Today’s demands on legal professionals can be overwhelming. Access our well-being programs, including The Well-Being Hour, complimentary well-being PD and Dear Advy, our CBA advice column.


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