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.


Our membership year runs July 1 through June 30. Any new or renewed members at this time will have membership through June 30, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact the CMBA Membership Department at (216) 696-3525.

Spring Special!

Spring deals continue this month. New members can join now and take advantage of 14 months for the price of 12! You'll enjoy 2 months FREE and benefits through June 2018. For pricing details, click on the button above best suited for you.

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.