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Benefits 2019-07-26T01:37:45-08:00

Beverly Hills Bar Association membership is an investment in your practice. The advantages of networking, the opportunities for business growth, and free access to continuing education are reason enough to join the Beverly Hills Bar Association. But that’s just a start.

Below are the details for all types of membership:

Regular Dues are $45.75 per month ($549 annually). New Admittees to the California State Bar receive free six-month regular membership. Special price consideration is given to Attorneys in practice under 3 years, Sitting Bench Officers, Law Students and those Awaiting Bar Results.

Access to Continuing Education (MCLE)

⦁ Nearly 200 In-Person MCLE Programs, with outstanding speakers addressing timely and relevant topics in 38 practice area Sections and Committees, are presented each year, all starting at $25 at the BHBA Center (and discounted by over 70% at all other venues).

⦁ Enhance Your Expertise through On Demand MCLE Programs, available to watch in the convenience of your home or office. 20 hours of new content is added each month. All programs start at $25.

⦁ FREE 25 Hours of OnDemand MCLE – Competence Issues, Elimination of Bias and Legal Ethics credit included. All courses qualify for Participatory credit.

Networking Opportunities with Judges, Attorneys and Others

⦁ FREE, Unlimited Membership in all Sections, Committees and Barrister Committees, providing you the opportunity to enhance your contact list. Meet Judges, Attorneys and Others who share your interests and concerns, hear a wide variety of speakers and help improve the law.

⦁ FREE Admission to Networking Events, put on regularly by Sections, Committees and the Barristers, where you can meet colleagues, exchange referrals and socialize with others in your practice area.

⦁ FREE Membership in the Barristers (must be in practice under 10 years or under 37 years of age), giving you access to special programs, events and community outreach activities geared to newer attorneys.

⦁ FREE Membership in Societas Reverenda (must be in practice for 25 or more years or over 55 years of age), giving you access to programs that serve the interests and needs of its members, applies their knowledge and experience, and serves the legal community and the public at large.

⦁ Participate in Members Only Community Service and Pro Bono Legal Activities and help make a difference. These activities are used as a meeting ground for attorneys and others that want to make a difference in the life of others.

Opportunities for Business Growth

⦁ Participate in the Network – an exclusive networking group that provides networking for its members. You will meet attorneys from various practice areas and build a stronger referral base.

⦁ FREE Listing in the Practice Area Directory, allowing a convenient way for you to be recognized by your practice area among your fellow members.

⦁ Save 50% on Lawyer Referral & Information Service Membership, where you can build your practice while providing carefully screened individuals with legal advice.

⦁ Invitations to Speak at Bar Programs (must meet qualifications) on topics in your practice area and increase your visibility in your practice area.

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All Beverly Hills Bar Association members receive 25 Hours of FREE MCLE OnDemand.

Each package includes Instructions to Receive CLE Credit in California; Video Files, playable on your computer, phone or tablet and PDF Materials for each CLE program. Courses included are listed below.

Ethics, Elimination of Bias, Competence Issues

  • Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession
  • Competence Issues
  • Really Interesting Lawyer Stuff

General Subjects

  • Cryptocurrency and IRS Tax Enforcement
  • Hot Topics Understanding California’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act MAUCRSA
  • A Look Into the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Part 4 – Tax Policy
  • A Look Into the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Part 3 – Pass Throughs, Corporate Tax, and Choice of Entity
  • A Look Into the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Part 2 – Real Estate Issues
  • Winning With Integrity Adventures in Sports and Recovery
  • May It Please the Court – The Judges’ Perspective on What We Can Do Better at Trial
  • Mindfulness Tools for Lawyers
  • MMarketing And PR Strategies For Attorneys In The Digital Age, And The Ethical Landmines
  • Me Too and Times Up Sexual Harassment in the Entertainment Industry
  • The Jewish Lawyer Who Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America
  • OBJECTION!
  • What the Law Can, or Should, Do About Gun Violence
  • Making the Most of Mediation & Settlement Agreements
  • Hollywood Hacked! Leaks and Data Breaches in The Entertainment Industry
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Take your membership to the next level – join TODAplus. Members receive all benefits of regular Beverly Hills Bar Association membership, plus an impressive array of exclusive additional benefits and perks. Below are the details.

TODAplus dues are $159 per month ($1,908 annually).

Access to Continuing Education (MCLE)

  • FREE, Unlimited Admission to all In-Person MCLE Programs, with outstanding speakers addressing timely and relevant topics in 38 practice area Sections and Committees.
  • Discounted Admission to all other events at the lowest participant prices.
  • FREE, Unlimited On Demand MCLE Programs, all of which are available to view in the convenience of your home or office. 20 hours of new MCLE content is added each month.
  • Opportunity to bring one guest to programs at lowest rates.

FREE Admission to Signature Events

  • FREE Admission to the annual Installation & Awards Dinner, honoring the incoming Officers and Board Members.
  • FREE Admission to the annual Golf Tournament, a full day of golf and other activities.
  • FREE Admission to the annual Litigation Awards Dinner, honoring giants of the litigation field.
  • FREE Admission to the annual Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Dinner, honoring giants of the entertainment industry.
  • FREE Admission to the annual Supreme Court Luncheon, including the exclusive Private Press Reception with VIP’s and other dignitaries.

Networking Opportunities with Judges, Attorneys and Others

  • FREE, Unlimited Membership in all Sections, Committees and Barrister Committees, providing you the opportunity to enhance your contact list.
  • Invitations to private events only for members of The Order of Distinguished Attorneys.
  • FREE Admission to Networking Events, put on regularly by Sections, Committees and the Barristers, where you can meet colleagues, exchange referrals and socialize with others in your practice area.
  • FREE Membership in the Barristers (must be in practice under 10 years or under 37 years of age), giving you access to special programs, events and community outreach activities geared to newer attorneys.
  • FREE Membership in Societas Reverenda (must be in practice for 25 or more years or over 55 years of age), giving you access to programs that serve the interests and needs of its members, applies their knowledge and experience, and serves the legal community and the public at large.
  • Participate in Members Only Community Service and Pro Bono Legal Activities and help make a difference. These activities are used as a meeting ground for attorneys and others that want to make a difference in the life of others.

Opportunities for Business Growth

  • FREE admission to the Network – an exclusive networking group that provides networking for its members. You will meet attorneys from various practice areas and build a stronger referral base.
  • Listing and Profile in the Brief, BHBA’s monthly news publication.
  • Listing, Profile and Link to your firm’s website on the BHBA website.
  • FREE Listing in the Practice Area Directory, allowing a convenient way for you to be recognized by your practice area among your fellow members.
  • FREE Lawyer Referral & Information Service Membership, where you can build your practice while providing carefully screened individuals with legal advice.
  • Invitations to Speak at Bar Programs (must meet qualifications) on topics in your practice area and increase your visibility in your practice area.

Enjoy the Exclusivity of Belonging

  • A personal Staff Liaison to handle your membership needs and event reservations.
  • Receive a personalized Key Card to the Members Lounge.
  • Receive a Certificate of Membership suitable for framing and a personal membership card.
  • Receive a Personalized Membership Card.
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Law Student Membership includes access to continuing legal education courses (at significantly reduced rates) where you can meet attorneys from all practice areas, judges and have many other opportunities to get involved early in the legal profession.

Volunteer with Sections and Committees

The Beverly Hills Bar Association is proud to have the most well recognized and highly regarded practice area Sections including: Bankruptcy Law, Business Law, Conflict Resolution, Criminal Law, Entertainment Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Internet & New Media, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, Solo & Small Firm/LPM, Taxation and Trusts & Estates.

Section and Committee activities can be used as meeting ground for attorneys, judicial officers and law students who seek to donate time and collaborate on a host of issues, including putting on CLE programs. Section and Committee participation will give you experience, information and networking.

Continuing Legal Education Programs

The BHBA puts on nearly 200 first-rate continuing legal education programs, seminars and events each year. While as a Law Student you do not have CLE requirements, such programs offer great opportunities for networking and professional growth with attorneys, judges and others in the profession – all at a specially discounted student rate.

Get Involved in the Barristers

The role of the Barristers is to provide a foundation for young lawyers to grow, develop and flourish as professionals through numerous Committees, special programs, social events and community outreach activities. The Barristers also provide opportunities for law students to encourage early involvement in the professional aspect of the practice of law.

Internship Program

BHBA internship program is designed to immerse students with the good works of a premiere Bar Association and Foundation. Interns become exposed to the daily business operations and charitable activities of the organization. In the process of completing department-specific projects and tasks, the students gain knowledge and develop a useful skillset that they can use towards their future careers.
Contact: Janice Jackson, Office Manager – administration@bhba.org; (310) 601-2422

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As the legal profession continues to grow, how will your firm keep up?

Partnering with the Beverly Hills Bar Association is the answer.

Law Firm Membership will help you minimize firm expenses you already incur, maximize firm exposure in the legal community and give you an opportunity to shape the future of the legal profession.

Your annual investment includes:

Opportunities to Minimize Expenses You Already Incur

  • Complimentary regular membership for each attorney
  • Complimentary 25 hours of MCLE for each attorney
  • Complimentary associate membership for all firm legal support staff
  • Special pricing on placement fees from the BHBA Personnel Referral Service
  • Special pricing on the Legal Secretarial Training Program
  • Special membership pricing
  • 10% off for firms of 10 to 25 attorneys
  • 25% off for firms of 25 or more attorneys

Opportunities to Maximize Firm Recognition in the Community

  • Connect with fellow managing partners through the Managing Partners Forum
  • Firm recognition on the BHBA website and in Online Publications
  • Firm recognition at the Annual Installation and Awards Dinner

Opportunities to Help You Shape the Future of the Legal Profession

  • Directly impact public policy through the Legislative and Resolutions Committees
  • Section and Committee leadership positions for firm attorneys
  • Mentor younger attorneys by teaching at MCLE programs, seminars and events

For more information, please contact Genna Kluchnikov at membership@bhba.org or (310) 601-2422