for your interest in renewing your CBA
Membership! Your membership affords you invaluable discounts and benefits that
enhance your practice and contribute to your professional development.
Below are the top 10 reasons to renew today:
1. Be a Better Lawyer: Through
member-discounted CLE, stay current in your practice area and get the latest on
ethics issues and professionalism. Educate yourself through insightful and
relevant CBA publications, designed to hone in on various practice settings and
offer you an in-depth look at the law in Connecticut and beyond.
2. Access Free Legal Research: With the
click of a button, you have easy access to free online legal research-24/7. Log
on to ctbar.org and click "Access Casemaker"- it's that simple!
3. Serve as a Leader: Set the pace in the
legal community by serving on a task force, committee, or by participating in a
CBA section. Publish articles and books through LawFirst Publishing or help
produce quality CLE seminars as well.
4. Expand Your Business and Client Base:
Stay active in the profession! Through special events, the Annual Meeting,
social networking sites, and sections and committees, we provide opportunities
to network with colleagues and judges.
5. Have a Voice at the State Capitol: The
CBA pursues an ambitious legislative agenda to support or oppose legislation and
regulations consistent with the interests of its members. You will have online
access to legislative information and activity provided exclusively for members,
plus information on how to contact our legislative staff.
6. Stay Informed: Get the advantage! The
Connecticut Lawyer magazine and Connecticut Bar Journal delve into the newest
legal updates. Stay in the know with what's happening in the legal community
through our informative weekly e-newsletter.
7. Impact the Community: The Connecticut
Pro Bono Network allows legal professionals to connect with legal aid agencies,
while our law-related education programs bring civics education to life for
students in Connecticut.
8. Save Big Through Member Discounts:
Special vendor relationships deliver discounts on products and services to help
you personally and professionally, including insurance discounts, retirement and
benefit programs, office supplies and delivery, and travel. Click here to see a
list of CBA–provided benefits.
9. Access Our One-Stop Career Center: This
online legal job board is your one-stop resource for legal jobs in Connecticut
and across the country. Members are able to post their resume for free, visible
to hundreds of legal employers. In addition, members can view and apply for
legal jobs. Start searching now.
10. Continue the Tradition: For more than
136 years, as the preeminent bar association in the State of Connecticut, the
CBA has remained committed to the core values of the legal profession and to
assisting our members in their professional lives. Be a part of a strong
organization that is dedicated to doing all it can to ensure your success.