Member Benefits & Services

Let the CMBA serve you through an array of options to grow or establish the connections to boost your career, find new clients, hone your skills, and save you money. Active membership allows you to leverage tangible and intangible benefits, as well as participate in ready-made opportunities for giving back to the community.

Plus, March is a great time to join. Get 16 months for the price of 12!

Get Plugged In

As you may imagine, the needs and passions of our members are vast, so we continue our work to make sure the opportunities for engagement are as well. That’s where our new Get Plugged In involvement guide comes in. It showcases the many ways you can plug into all the CMBA offers to serve our more than 5,500 members and our community. Let us help you get plugged in where it matters most to YOU.  We invite you to: Get Connected, Pay It Forward, Get Down to Business or join us for things that are Just for Fun.
Get Plugged In guide

The Perfect Venue

Located in the heart of downtown, CMBA members enjoy FREE and discounted room rates at our premiere, multi-purpose, all-inclusive Conference Center.

 

Discounted CLE

Members save on all CLE programs, including expanded online CLE programming through our partnership with other metropolitan bars in Ohio. Members also have the option to purchase a CLE Passport and save big on 12 hours of CLE for just $300.

Insurance

CMBA members have access to a comprehensive suite of insurance and risk management solutions through an exclusive partnership with the Oswald Companies.

Grow Your Practice

If you are searching for clients, our Lawyer Referral Service can help. Last year, we made more than 10,000 referrals and generated more than $1,000,000 in referred business. Members save more than 50% off non-member rates to join LRS.

Job Board

Members have exclusive access to a professionally managed and nationally recognized job board to manage an online resume, review available positions, post job openings, and search for qualified candidates.

In addition to the job board, we launched this program to help our members reestablish the pillars of their careers. Whether you are an unemployed legal professional, in a career transition, or just beginning the job search process, the structure and support provided by the Pillars Program will be invaluable. The 2016-17 series begins in October with programs every other month.
www.CleMetroBar.org/Pillars

FREE Legal Research

Members have FREE and unlimited access to case law database for the Ohio supreme and appellate courts, the 6th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court, along with nationwide statutes, regulations and court rules through Fastcase.

Ethics Help & Lawyer Disputes

Members have the option to seek help through the CMBA Ethics Hotline and more  for questions concerning their own prospective conduct as it relates to the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct.

Save Around Town

Take advantage of a meaningful, member-only discounts to meet your needs and help your bottom line. Show your membership card and enjoy exclusive rates at more than 50 discount providers in Greater Cleveland and beyond.