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.