Member Benefits & Services
Let the CMBA serve you through an array of options to help 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.
Save on Goods and Services
Take advantage of a meaningful, member-only discounts to meet your needs and help your bottom line. From health and wellness and entertainment, to IT solutions and office supplies, enjoy exclusive rates at more than 50 discount providers in Greater Cleveland and beyond.
Some discounts include: Playhouse Square, Priceline, Verizon, CrossCountry Mortgage, Oswald Insurance, and more.
Through our Sections and Committees, we present ways for members, even virtually, to connect with one another for professional development. Sections provide networking, CLE, community service programs, networking events, Bar Journal articles and more to those that share a common practice area or demographic. Committees are CMBA's working groups, focusing on broader topics that relate to and impact the profession, such as Diversity & Inclusion, Bar Admissions, Grievance, Justice for All, 3Rs and more.
As a CMBA Member, you are presented continuous ways to make a difference in our community. From judging a mock trial competition, to going into our schools to help teach through our 3R's program, there is something for everyone. View our volunteer page here or check out our Volunteer Menu, providing you different opportunities to get engaged and give back.
Use our Conference Center
Located in the heart of downtown, CMBA members enjoy FREE and discounted room rates at our premiere, multi-purpose, all-inclusive Conference Center.
Take Discounted CLE
Members save on all CLE programs, from CMBA Live Streaming CLE's to Institutes, including expanded online CLE programming through our partnership with other metropolitan bars in Ohio.
Keep in Touch
With our award winning Bar Journal magazine and weekly Buzz at the Bar e-newsletter, we make it easy for you to stay updated on what's happening at the Bar and in our community. Check out our full calendar here.
Gain Member Directory Access
As a CMBA Member, you have access to our members-only online directory. View contact information, CMBA committees, areas of practice, law school, and more! Join today and check out our brand new search option.
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.
Use Fastcase for your Legal Research Needs
Fastcase online legal research library is included with your CMBA Membership. Learn more here.
Receive Assistance with 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.
Let Us Do Your Marketing with CMBA Studio at the Bar
Leave your marketing services to the CMBA! We are now offering: graphic design, web site design, video production, social media management and more. PLUS, as a CMBA Member, you receive 20% off of Studio at the Bar services. Find out more here.
Visit the 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.
Take Advantage of Discounted Insurance
CMBA members have access to a comprehensive suite of insurance and risk management solutions through an exclusive partnership with the Oswald Companies. Check out our brand new updated insurance page!
Attend Annual Events
Whether it's our annual Golf Outing, Rock the Foundation, or Halloween Run, there's something for everyone!