It's All About Our Members!

Join more than 5,500 professionals from Cuyahoga County and beyond who leverage the CMBA each day for career and business development, savings on essential services, volunteerism, education, leadership, and many other opportunities offered right here in Greater Cleveland. We customize everything we do with you, our members, in mind.

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RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017-18 NOW

Our membership year runs July 1 through June 30. Any new or renewed members at this time will have membership through June 30, 2018. For pricing details, click on the button above best suited for you. If you have any questions, please contact the CMBA Membership Team at (216) 696-3525.

Membership is open to attorneys and judges, paralegals, law students, and business professionals. We are here to help you sharpen your skills, expand your network, make connections that help your career and practice, showcase your expertise and save money on essential services. We also encourage all members to give back to community through our pro bono and community programs.

Questions? Contact the Membership Department at (216) 696-3525 or e-mail us.

Join or Renew Now!

You can join or renew today in any one of 3 ways:

1. Join online.

2. Download your membership application and send it to us by email, fax or mail. You are also welcome to drop it off at the CMBA anytime. Select the application that is right for you: Lawyer or Judge, Paralegal, Affiliate, Law Student.

3. Call now. (216) 696-3525


The CMBA also has a partnership with the Lorain County Bar Association (LCBA), offering LCBA members the opportunity to join the CMBA at a discounted rate. LCBA members who live and work in Lorain County can join the CMBA for a discounted rate of $100. In turn, CMBA members who live and work in Cuyahoga County can join the LCBA for a discounted rate of $100.Attorneys living in one county but working in another are not eligible for the discounted dual membership. If you are interested in learning more about dual membership, please contact the CMBA at (216) 696-3525.

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Get Plugged In - Involvement Guide

The CMBA and CAP (Cleveland Association of Paralegals) offer a joint membership for paralegals. Through this agreement, paralegals enjoy TRIPLE membership for one rate: CMBA, CAP and The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. View our paralegals page.

Cleveland Law Library 2-for-1 Offer

Become a member of both the Law Library and the CMBA for only $100!

This offer is limited to successful candidates of the February and July 2017 Ohio Bar Exams who are going into solo practice. Payments should be made in advance to the Cleveland Law Library Association. Full membership benefits in both the CLLA and the CMBA for the following time periods:

February 2017 Candidates
CLLA 6/1/2017 – 12/31/2018
CMBA 6/1/2017 – 6/30/2019

July 2017 Candidates
CLLA 11/1/2017 – 12/31/2018
CMBA 11/1/2017 – 6/30/2019

Learn more at ClevelandLawLibrary.org/Public/Membership/CLLA_CMBA.html

In Case You Missed It 

The entire month of May was filled with celebrations, surprises and more -- including our Members of the Day. We spent 31 days showing 31 ways to thank our members for all they do for our Bar. We hope you took part because we want all our members to know how much we appreciate them!