This page contains resources and tools for CBA leaders of sections and committees. It is the source for the most recent forms, procedures, and documents. We are continually adding and updating content so be sure to check in here when you need information. If you have a question or suggestion for additional content please contact us at

Expectations for Section & Committee Leaders

Expectations for Section Activities for the Bar Year 2018-2019

Financial Guidelines & Expectations for 2018-2019

CBA Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan
CBA Section Diversity & Inclusion Template
Sidebar - Group Listserv


CBA Constitution

Sections and Committees

CBA Bylaws
HOD Rules of Procedure

CLE Planning

What is a CLE? A Checklist
Connecticut Bar Association CLE Plan

Education Program Design Strategies
Chair's Offsite Day of Checklist
Chair's Onsite Day of Checklist

Event Planning
Meeting Reference Guide

Event Checklist

Meeting Cancellation Policy
Online Section CLE Request Form
Online Meeting Form
Meeting Form (PDF)
Walk-in Payment Form
Gift and Award Reporting Form for State Employees 
Venue List
2018-2019 Quick Reference Calendar
Section Secretary Checklist
Section Treasurer Checklist 

Legislative Affairs

Legislative Policies and Procedures

Legislative Agenda (Revised as of 06/01/18)

Legislative Expirations
Legislative Checklist
LPRC Roster
LPRC Deadlines
LPRC Position Request Form
Section Bill Spreadsheet
House List of Bills
Senate List of Bills

Public Relations and Communications

CBA Brand Standards

Communications Support for Sections and Committees

Publicity Profile Form
Publicity Request Form


Annual Report Submission Guidelines and Checklist

Connecticut Lawyer Magazine Information and Deadlines

Connecticut Lawyer Magazine Article Submission Checklist
Connecticut Lawyer Article Submission Form
Connecticut Lawyer Editorial Guidelines

Connecticut Bar Journal General Information

Connecticut Bar Journal Board of Editors
Connecticut Bar Journal Style Guidelines