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6/27/2017
Connecticut Bar Journal Board of Editors Meeting (CBJ170627)

6/28/2017
Family Law Section Executive Committee Conference Call (SFL170628)

6/28/2017
CBA Section and Committee Leadership Retreat

6/29/2017
Insurance Law Section and Young Lawyers Section Summer Social Event (SIL170629)

7/19/2017
Professional Ethics Committee Meeting (CPE170719)

      

   

   

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As a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, you receive numerous discounts, resources, and the highest quality education services. CBA members are eligible to receive special opportunities and discounts from numerous providers, allowing you access to the resources needed to achieve your goals as a practitioner. The CBA's education services provide attorneys the tools you need to succeed as a legal professional and stay current with the latest in the law both in Connecticut and beyond.

    ABA Books for Bars

Through the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Book Publishing Division, CBA members save 15% on ABA publications.

 
 
   Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Elite Provider)





     
 

BankAmericard Cash RewardsTM Visa Signature® Credit Card (Elite Provider)

Apply for the Connecticut Bar Association BankAmericard Cash RewardsTM Visa Signature® credit card that rewards customers with up to 3% cash back on purchases, all while supporting CBA initiatives. In addition to earning cash back rewards for yourself, use of this card benefits the CBA at no extra cost to you!

     
 

BarChat

BarChat is a series of short video interviews of top practitioners and business professionals on law practice management, career advice, and current events involving our members.

     
 

Brooks Brothers

Receive an everyday 15% savings on regular price merchandise at Brooks Brothers U.S. and Canadian stores, by phone, and online at BrooksBrothers.com.

     
 

Case Flash

The Case Flash series, presented by the CBA Family Law Section, features short, timely videos on recent issues in family law.

     
 

Casemaker® (Free Online Legal Research)

Casemaker® is a comprehensive online research library FREE for all CBA members, available 24/7. In addition to Connecticut state and federal materials, members have access to the state materials of all other 49 states. Plus, CBA members have FREE access to Casemaker’s premium products, which include CaseCheck+ the citator, CiteCheck the brief analyzer, and CasemakerDigest the case summary product.

     
   

CBA on YouTube

On the CBA YouTube channel, you can find additional content, such as how-to videos for the CBA website, CBA section education programs, and recordings of past association events.

     

 
 

CBA Online Store

Hone your skills and enhance your knowledge of the law with new materials from the CBA’s online store—all at a special member rate.

     
 
  CBA Periodicals Archive
Archives of Connecticut Lawyer magazine (since its first issue in 1990) and the Connecticut Bar Journal (since its first issue in 1927) are available from HeinOnline. You can easily search keywords, authors, and titles in individual publications or across both.
     
 

CLE On-Demand

The CBA has enhanced your CLE experience with video production of select in-house CLE seminars. You can purchase an on-demand CLE and watch it through any browser, on any platform, wherever and whenever is convenient for you, as many times as you wish. These on-demand seminars still allow the CBA to offer New York CLE credit certificates and Connecticut letters of attendance for these programs.

 

     
   

Clio (Law Practice Management Software) (Elite Provider)

Receive a 10% discount on the Web-based legal practice management program from Clio that is optimized to meet the needs of solos and small firms. With Clio, lawyers can spend their time building their practice and let Clio handle the rest.

     

 

Connecticut Bar Journal

The Connecticut Bar Journal is a scholarly periodical that features articles on a variety of legal topics. Published quarterly under the direction of a board of editors, the Journal is also free to all members and is available on a subscription basis to non-members.

     

 

Connecticut Lawyer Magazine

Connecticut Lawyer magazine is an exclusive member benefit free to all members that contributes to lawyers' professional growth; informs readers of important legislative changes, court decisions, and other issues arising in the legal profession; and keeps members abreast of CBA activities. An online edition of the magazine as well as an electronic archive of back issues are available.

     
 

CosmoLex

Get a 10% lifetime discount on CosmoLex is cloud-based law practice management software.

     
 
 

CTLawyerConnect (Online Public Member Directory)

CTLawyerConnect is a publicly searchable online directory of all CBA attorney members. This valuable self-search tool is a quick and easy way for the general public to tap in to our network of attorneys and learn about the members of this association who may be of help to them. 

     
 
 

Education Programming (Discount)

Members receive special discounts on our education programs designed to keep you informed of the latest news, updates, changes, and trends in numerous practice settings. Education offerings include traditional for-credit CLEs as well as innovative practice management and professional development topics

     

 

FedEx (Shipping and Document Support)

CBA members save up to 26% on select FedEx® shipping and business services. There are no costs and no minimum shipping, copy, or print requirements to take advantage of this great member benefit.

     
 

Golf Privileges at TPC River Highlands

CBA members have the opportunity to golf at TPC River Highlands, a world-class, championship 18-hole course in Cromwell as well as other affiliated courses around the country through the CBA’s corporate membership. Benefits include access to the TPC River Highlands golf course and meeting room facilities.

     
   

InterCall

Receive a 60% discount off of InterCall’s standard pricing for toll-free audio conferencing. InterCall also offers web conferencing from Cisco WebEx™ and Adobe® Connect™ and business cloud services through Microsoft® Office 365.

     
 

Kronholm Insurance Services (Elite Provider)

Kronholm is a CBA-endorsed provider of professional liability, auto/homeowner/umbrella insurance, probate bonds, committee liability, office package and workers’ compensation, disability income plan, and employment practices liability products.

     
 

LawPay (Credit Card Processing)
Save up to 25% off credit card processing fees with LawPay. Accept all major credit cards from your clients. Plus, 100% protection of your Trust or IOLTA account.

     
 

Lawyer-to-Lawyer Dispute Resolution Program

Lawyer-to-Lawyer Dispute Resolution is a voluntary, confidential program designed to help attorneys resolve disputes including but not limited to law firm dissolution, withdrawal of a partner or shareholder from the firm, and allocation of fee between lawyers in different firms.

     
 

LEAP

Get 10% off the current standard price for the initial one-year contract term with this legal practice management software for small law firms.

     
   

Legislative Affairs

The CBA’s Legislative Affairs Program is your voice at the Capitol. Our legislative team works diligently to enhance the practice of law for you and your clients and improve the administration of justice. As a member, you can help shape the legislative agenda.

     
   

Magazine Discount Program

CBA members can save on magazine subscriptions for their offices.

     
 

 

MyCase

MyCase is an easy-to-use web-based practice management software that helps you manage cases, track time, automate billing and communicate with your clients. CBA members receive a free trial and a 10% lifetime discount.

   
 

New Horizons, Inc.

Receive special member pricing on New Horizons training courses ranging from beginning to advanced Microsoft Office and Corel products to Network Engineering and software development.

 
   

Office/Meeting Space

The CBA offers members free and discounted conference room and work space at our Law Center in New Britain. We can serve as temporary or a remote office while you are in the area or a convenient location for meetings with colleagues or clients.

     
   

Online Career Center

This online legal job board is your one-stop resource for legal jobs in Connecticut and across the country. Job seekers can post their resume for free to be visible hundreds of legal employers view and apply for legal jobs. In addition, employers can post their jobs for a nominal fee.
     
 

Paychex

Save 15% on timely and accurate payroll processing with Paychex. Services include direct deposit, automatic payment of payroll taxes, electronic filing of quarterly and annual returns, and Section 125 (Flexible Spending Account) administration.

     
   

Post University

With the Post University Partners in Education program, CBA members, their spouses, and their children receive a10% tuition grant, towards earning a degree.
     
 

Rental Cars from Avis and Hertz

With Avis Rent-A-Car System or Hertz, CBA members can take advantage of per-day and per-mile discounts and receive first-class service, too.

     
   

Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes Program

The Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes Program allows lawyers and clients with a dispute over the fees incurred for legal services to find a solution to their problem through mediation and/or arbitration, rather than litigation. The dispute resolution process is free, informal, and impartial.

     
 

Retirement Programs – ABA Programs

The ABA Retirement Funds Program (“the Program") has been providing affordable 401(k) plans exclusively to the legal community for 50 years. The Program provides you with trustee, record keeping, tax reporting, compliance testing, investment management, and participant communication services—all from a single source—at no additional cost to your firm.

     
   

Sections and Committees

Build your network in a community that will help you advance with our sections and committees. Substantive law sections and special interest committees are essentially communities of practice that offer networking, knowledge, and collaboration to improve the practice of law

     
    Ruby® Receptionists
Ruby® Receptionists is the only remote receptionist service dedicated to creating personal connections with every caller, making your customers feel special while making you look good. CBA members receive 5% off a monthly plan.
     
 

SideBar (Enhanced Listerv)

SideBar, our enhanced listserv communication tool,  gives members the ability to connect with colleagues as never before. Log in at ctbar.org and go to your “Groups” page in the left menu bar to access SideBar and join the discussion.


   
 

Zola Creative Media

The ultimate attorney website system to get your firm recognized, retained, and referred. Zola Creative Media offers firms a completely custom website solution that includes captivating designs, unlimited revisions, an extensive content library, and integrated site tools. CBA members receive a 15% discount off of the design fee.

     
 

Zola Suite Cloud-Based Practice Management Software

Members receive a 15% subscription discount on this comprehensive, cloud-based legal practice management application.