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Bar Journal

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Among CMBA members, a free subscription to The Bar Journal is consistently named as one of the most valuable benefits of membership. Published 11x a year, The Bar Journal is built on the expertise of our members, writing about timely legal topics and sharing individual perspectives. The Bar Journal also keeps it fresh with CMBA news and features about our members and what they do beyond work hours. Subscriptions are available to non-members for $35 per year.

To get your idea or article published in these prestigious pages, contact Jackie Baraona, Bar Journal Editor and Designer, at (216) 696-3525 ext. 4012, or email her at

Get Noticed!

Read by more than 10,000 lawyers and professionals, the full-color, monthly Bar Journal is the official publication of the CMBA and can deliver your message directly to attorneys, paralegals, and other legal and business leaders. Each issue is mailed to CMBA members and made available online – offering additional opportunities for active links to your website or email. Offering you the most competitively priced rates for a business publication in Northeast Ohio, the Bar Journal is the best way to reach a premium, engaged audience of thought leaders.

To get your message noticed by our readers, you can contact Leslie Klenk from Burgie Media Fusion at (614) 554-6294‬ or email

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Get Published

We welcome members to submit content for publication to showcase experience & expertise.


Columns are reoccurring one-page articles that center around specific topics or groups. These are coordinated by specific CMBA members and committees. Some examples include the Ethics Perspective, Legal Research & Writing, or Green Initiatives.

Click here to download column guidelines and instructions.


Featured articles coordinate with each issue's monthly theme according to the Editorial Calendar. Editorial themes coordinate with current CMBA Sections' interests and practice areas. Section membership is recommended for publication opportunities, although you don't have to be a Section member to submit an article topic. The topic submission deadlines are listed on the Editorial Calendar. Occasionally, we accept articles that don't coincide with editorial themes, contact us with your article topic for consideration. 

Click here to download feature guidelines and instructions

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