Member Benefits

Where attorney influencers are empowered to advocate, champion and design the future of law.

Together We Law

Just as in life, no one achieves anything alone. At the California Lawyers Association, our leaders define the path forward not just for colleagues in the profession but to elevate how we represent the communities we serve. 


Advocacy Hours


Volunteer Leaders


Annual Connections

AMBA: Protect your career and practice with professional liability insurance. Flexible benefits and competitive rates exclusively for California licensed attorneys


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Our robust advocacy program ensures the law making and regulatory process is designed with attorneys in mind.


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Expand your circle and mingle with like-minded professionals throughout the state.


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We provide a place for all visions to thrive.


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Whether on-demand, virtual, or in-person, educational offerings are designed with your lifestyle in mind.

As attorneys, we must lead… being a leader does not mean a title. It means effort and consistency, contributing and participating.

CLA President, 2021-2023

Jeremy Evans

Member Benefits at a Glance

Your membership connects you to knowledge, resources, savings, and opportunities to help you grow your career. Enjoy these unique benefits with your CLA membership.

Fastcase Research

Make legal research easier. Stay updated with the latest information through Fastcase.

Career Center

Navigate the legal job market as a job seeker or as an employer with our Career Center.


Access articles & insights from the CLA community through our monthly eNews, delivered straight to your inbox.


Promote policies and legislation that align with your interests and values by getting involved in advocacy efforts.

Exclusive Savings

Save money on everyday expenses through CalBar Connect, from office software to travel.

Legislation Tracking

No more scrambling to keep up with changes in legislation that can impact your practice on your own.


Participate in programs and events that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession.

Online Community

Your peers and statewide network are never out of reach through our Online Community.


Drive the future of CLA by joining a committee, where you will lead from within to make a difference.


Celebrate excellence and outstanding achievements & contributions in the legal profession.

Pro Bono Work

Make a difference by offering your expertise and services to those in need across California.

Health & Wellness

Take care of your well-being with community events, resources, and tools to maintain work-life balance.

Pick the Perfect Annual Plan

Join a statewide community of attorneys and other professionals who carry a wide array of expertise in many fields of law.


Includes All Member Benefits, and these highlights:

Fastcase legal research platform ($995/year value

One MCLE monthly webinar every month ($1,170 value)

6.5 hours of self-study

Discounted rates on CLA-wide events and programs

Solo, small firm, and law practice management & technology content


All the benefits of the Introductory membership plan, plus:

Includes 1 Section of your choice ($40 value)

Receive content and access to events catered to your interests and practice areas

Access to Section-specific content

Discounted rates on Section-specific events and programs

Physical copies of Section publications sent directly to you

Opportunities to join practice area subcommittees and interest groups

Add additional Sections for $40 each


All the benefits of the Introductory membership plan, plus:

Access to all content across CLA and the Sections

Receive member rate on all events and programs

Online access to all Section publications

All memberships run on a calendar year. Sign-ups after October 1st includes next year’s membership.

Learn about:
Student Memberships
Government Memberships

Maximize Your Membership

CLA members enjoy discounted offers on law services, home appliances, car rentals, and more through our partnership with CalBar Connect. Apply to be a member benefit provider.

First-Class Attorney Experiences

Meet amazing people while you’re learning new ideas at beautiful venues while attending CLA conferences, mixers, and annual gala.

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Got a Specialty?
We have a Section

At CLA, we know that legal matters can be complex and specialized. That’s why we’ve organized our community into 18 distinct sections, each representing a unique area of practice and specialty within the California legal community.

So whether you’re looking to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in your area of practice or seeking guidance on a particular legal issue, we’re here to help.

Explore Sections

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Beyond the Membership

Do more with your membership to give back to communities.



Share your knowledge and experience to help shape future productive and confident leaders in the legal profession.

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Help advance the mission and work of the association by volunteering on committees, becoming an advocate, participating in pro bono opportunities, and much more.

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Increase your visibility through the legal profession and CLA membership by sharing your knowledge, insights, and experience at CLA in-person events or webinars.

Write for our publications


Become a thought leader by writing insightful articles in your practice area for the legal profession.

be a teacher


Contribute to the professional development of fellow and new attorneys, students, and others in the legal profession.

CLA leadership


Develop your leadership skills with executive committee appointments and various interest groups.

Join the statewide voluntary bar association for all California attorneys

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CLA Membership is $99 and includes one section. Additional sections are $99 each.