News & Communications

There is so much happening at the CMBA. Stay up-to-date on the news and events at the CMBA through our website and online calendar

We also work to keep members informed through our printed publications and e-communications, including our emails (see below) that provide members with news and updates on what's happening at the CMBA, Bar Foundation, our legal community and beyond. 

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal – magazine produced monthly to share timely legal topics, Association news, recap recent events and promote upcoming activities of the CMBA and Bar Foundation. Opportunities are available for advertising and members can author articles and columns.

Legal Directory – produced annually, this is a 'go to' book for Northeast Ohio's legal professionals for court contact information, law firm mailing addresses, attorney phone numbers and email addresses, and more.

News Room


For Media Requests

The CMBA has members practicing in every area of the law. If you are working on a story and need a legal resource to provide you with answers or clarifications, you've come to the right place. Please contact the CMBA at (216) 696-3525 to be connected with the right resource. To see our recent news, check out our news room.

The CMBA on Social Media

We invite you to join the conversation when you like and follow us on our various channels. Please tag us when you mention us so we know and can respond back!
Feel free to use your popular hashtags when posting, tagging and engaging with us online:  #MeetMeAtTheBar 


Our Leaders on Twitter
CMBA President Marlon Primes
CMBA Executive Director Becky Ruppert McMahon

Introducing My CMBA

We are excited to introduce you to our new, interactive platform called “My CMBA.” This members-only community connects you to your colleagues anywhere, anytime. Gone are the days of only connecting in person at section events, committee meetings, CLE, etc. Now you have access to your CMBA networks through an easy-to-use, interactive platform.

Learn more

CMBA Emails

Email is the primary way we share information with our members, program registrants and event participants to keep you informed and offer easy ways to engage with us here at the CMBA. We recognize you may want some emails but not others, so we invite you to update your communications preferences in your CMBA account so we may keep in touch with you based on your preferences.

Members may select their email preferences in these areas/email lists:

  • Buzz at the Bar (Weekly CMBA Update) -  Once weekly updates on CLEs, activities, and community programs at a quick glance (usually 3-5 items per email). Also includes links to relevant local, national, and international legal stories.
  • General - Broad, CMBA announcements, events, and surveys.
  • CLE - CLE programs offered by and in partnership with the CMBA.

Not Getting Emails?
If you are not receiving regular emails from the CMBA, you may have "opted out". To opt back in, click here to choose which communications you would like to receive.

For more specific help, contact the CMBA at (216) 696-3525.