Why Join

Professional development. Leadership training. Continuing legal education. Public service and pro bono opportunities. Advocacy and legislative experience. A means to promote your practice, increase your revenue, network, and obtain referrals.

The list of benefits is extensive, and the membership is an energetic, inspiring, diverse group. Beverly Hills Bar Association members live and work throughout the Los Angeles region and beyond – it is not required that members reside or practice in Beverly Hills to take advantage of these advantages:

  • Increase Your Expertise: Hundreds of educational seminars and professional development programs – as well as Section and Committee participation – will help you expand your knowledge, your practice, and your leadership skills.
  • Expand Your Professional Network: With over 5,600 members, the BHBA is one of the largest bar associations in the state. Members instantly become part of an exclusive, far-reaching networking organization. Meet and work with lawyers, judges, Supreme Court justices, elected officials and others at hundreds of professional, charitable, community and social events each year.
  • Fulfill Your Continuing Legal Education Requirements: Our members expect the best, and our 200 yearly CLEs deliver. Outstanding speakers, timely topics, and every possible format (live, download, DVDs) make it easy – and interesting – to fulfill your educational requirements.
  • Give Back: Make a difference in your life and the lives of others through our charitable affiliate, the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, which manages our public service and pro bono activities.
  • Develop Through the Barristers: The Barristers guides young attorneys as they develop leadership skills, hone their professionalism and flourish as legal experts.
  • Apply Your Experience with Societas Reverenda: Seasoned attorneys’ interests are served through the Societas Reverenda, and in turn this respected group applies their knowledge to serve the members, legal community and the public.
  • Enjoy Our Social Events: Of course, it’s not all work and no play. There are plenty of opportunities for socializing at BHBA professional events, seminars and meetings, signature events tournaments and fundraisers.

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