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Find an Attorney

The CMBA's Lawyer Referral Service connects you to a qualified attorney.  Our experienced and friendly coordinators will match you with an attorney that fits your needs. You can request a referral by phone at 216-696-3532 or online at

Learn About Our Justice System

A legal education program called By The People is being led by the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court along with several partnering organizations to open a dialog with the public on various legal issues in the county. Events are held periodically. The first seminar, Domestic Violence: How Cases Are Handled In Our County’s Legal System, took place on Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Find Resources

The CMBA and our member attorneys aim to assist members of the community through several community and outreach programs. Our Justice for All Committee sponsors these programs and provides a list of opportunities available.

Learn About A Career in Law

The CMBA is a national leader in diversity and inclusion programs for students interested in learning more about the legal profession.  Our Diversity and Inclusion Programs  are open to high school, college and law students throughout the Cleveland area.

Solve a Disagreement with Your Lawyer

The CMBA's Certified Grievance Committee accepts and investigates ethical complaints against attorneys.  The Committee provides a list of frequently asked questions and forms for filing a complaint.  Additionally, the Lawyer-Client Fee Dispute Committee handles disagreements between clients and attorneys over fees.