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Digital Advertising

If you need the most effective way to connect with our more than 12,000 members and subscribers to our digital publications, email ads are the most efficient method. We reach another 13,000 unique visitors per month via this site, and that number is growing daily because of the new content-centric model of

Our emails are published daily to targeted member groups, and to the public. We also publish fresh content to several times per day, making it a destination for thousands of return visitors. We'll help to place your message directly in front of those demographically desirable eyeballs.

Download our Digital Rate Card and Sample Contract

We are very pleased to work with Burgie Media Fusion to place your digital ads, the same skilled service they provide for our Bar Journal advertisers. Please don't hesitate to call or email them with questions.

Barb Burgie, (614) 560-6896,
Leslie Klenk, (614) 554-6294,

"There's nothing better to create brand awareness in the legal community than a regular, recurring ad in the Bar Journal." – Bruce Hennes, Hennes Communications

Legal Resource Guide

Get your law firm information in front of 5,000 CMBA members!

Previously known as the CMBA Legal Directory, the NEW Legal Resource Guide is the go-to one-of-a-kind printed index of featured northeast Ohio law firms, mediators, expert witnesses, attorney support service providers, local courts and government information delivered free of charge to all 5,000 CMBA members.

Also, new this year, we are rolling out online law firm listings at With your online listing your firm gains more exposure to those searching for lawyers in Cleveland, and in your firms areas of practice. Not only will CMBA members be able to learn more about your law firm, but the general public as well. Your online listing will provide backlinks to your current website and allow you to have a second marketing channel online. Advertise your firm with a basic listing or upgrade with header image, video, and more.

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Bar Journal

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, comprised of more than 5,000 members, is home to the largest legal community in Ohio and one of the largest local bar associations in the country. Our members include practitioners in solo, small, medium, and large law firms, as well as general counsel for corporate, nonprofit, and government entities. Our membership also includes a number of decision-makers in nonprofit organizations and law schools and numerous other types of business leaders.

Browse Previous Bar Journal Issues

Download our Bar Journal Media Kit and Rate Card

Circulation: 5,000+ attorney and affiliate members of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. With a readership of more than 10,000, it makes the nationally recognized, award-winning Bar Journal the most competitively priced business publication in Northeast Ohio.

Frequency of Issues: Published monthly, except for the combined July/August issue.

Closing Dates: First day of the month preceding publication date (e.g. the February issue closes the first of January).

Editorial: Original articles, news of individual members, Bar Association activities, and legal developments.

Display Advertising: All contents of advertisements are subject to the publisher's approval. The publisher reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertisement, insertion order or contract at any time. The publisher has no liability for failure to execute accepted orders because of Acts of God, fires, strikes, accidents or other occurrences beyond the publisher's control. Download an ad contract sample.

Classified Advertising: Classified ads up to 25 words are FREE to CMBA members. This space is available to non-members at a rate of $2 per word per month. Download the Classified advertising contract.

Display Advertising:  For questions on sales or costs, please call our advertising representatives:
Barb Burgie, (614) 560-6896,
Leslie Klenk, (614) 554-6294,

All material should be sent to
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal
Attn: Jackie Baraona
1375 East 9th Street, Floor 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1785
(216) 696-3525
Fax: (216) 696-2413

Together, we serve as the collective voice of the legal profession in Greater Cleveland, both bench and bar.



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