Membership Pricing

We’re excited to introduce our membership plans! We’ve consistently heard from you, our members, that you want and need more options.

From the very beginning, CLA has been fully invested in maximizing our impact on the California legal community and profession. It’s what pushed us to pack as much value as possible into our membership.

You can now choose what works for you:

  • New! The Introductory membership plan is for members who want a simpler offering. It includes access to CLA-wide benefits.
  • New! The All-Access membership plan is for members who want it all. Be a part of CLA and access all 18 Sections.
  • The Standard membership plan is for members who like things the way they are. It includes access to 1 Section of your choice. New with the Standard membership plan: add additional Sections for only $40 each!

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@calawyers.org.

View all of the details about each membership offering below:

Choose the membership plan that’s right for you

As the largest, established network for California attorneys, CLA provides a platform for you to make meaningful connections and to increase your visibility.

Introductory
$110

Join a statewide community of attorneys and other professionals who carry a wide array of expertise in many fields of law.
Top features
Free access to the Fastcase legal research platform (valued at $995/year)
18 hours of free MCLE ($990 value)
Receive member rate on CLA-wide events and programs
Solo, small firm, and law practice management & technology content

Standard
$150

Receive content and access to events catered to your interests and practice areas. Includes 1 Section of your choice.
All the benefits of the Introductory membership plan, and:
Access to Section-specific content
Receive member rate 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-Access
$300

Membership to all 18 Sections. Includes electronic access to all benefits.

All the benefits of the Introductory membership plan, and:
Access to all content across CLA and the Sections
Receive member rate on all events and programs
Online access to all Section publications

What’s included in all of the membership plans

  • Fastcase legal research tool (valued at $995/year)
  • CLA Member Only Discounts
  • 18 hours of free MCLE
  • Save 25% on entire MCLE catalog with member pricing
  • Member pricing for CLA events and conferences
  • Access to the latest legal content
  • Solo, small firm, and law practice management & technology content & events
  • Digital Publication and CLA eNews
  • Practice area-specific publications and journals
  • Career Center
  • Advocacy – CLA is the voice for the legal profession
  • Initiatives – Access to Justice; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Civics Engagement & Outreach
  • Up-to-date California legislation tracking
  • Online Community
  • Networking opportunities
  • Volunteer and speaking opportunities
  • CLA-wide committees
  • Pro bono opportunities
  • Awards
  • Health and wellness opportunities

Compare the three types of membership plans

Introductory
$110

  • Access all CLA-wide benefits

Standard
$150

  • Access to all CLA-wide benefits
  • Membership to one Section of your choice
  • Add additional Sections for $40 each
  • Print publications from selected Section(s)
  • Case alerts from selected Section(s)
  • eNews
  • Section-specific standing committees and interest groups
  • Practice area-specific advocacy

All-Access
$300

  • Access to all CLA-wide benefits
  • Access to all 18 sections!
  • Online access to all publications in a digital format
  • All case alerts
  • eNews
  • Section-specific standing committees and interest groups
  • Practice area-specific advocacy

Not a member?

You can join CLA through the State Bar Profile when you pay your Annual State Bar fees.

If you are facing financial hardship and need assistance with your membership dues, please email us at info@calawyers.org.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

I used to be a member and want to join again. What steps do I need to take?

If you have an existing account on our calawyers website, sign into your account and follow these steps:

  1. Log into your existing account and navigate to the Account Center
  2. Click on “Complete Member Registration”
  3. Add or edit information and complete your transaction.

If you do not have an existing account, please create an account on our page first. Please follow these steps:

  1. Create a CLA account: https://calawyers.org/create-account/
  2. Navigate to the Account Center
  3. Click on “Complete Member Registration”
  4. Add or edit information and complete your transaction.
Should I upgrade to an All-Access plan?

If you have five (5) or more sections, upgrading to the All-Access Plan will save you money and give you access to everything CLA has to offer – including digital access to ALL section publications! 

You can now sign up for this option on the CLA website:

  1. If needed, create an account on the CLA website: calawyers.org/create-account
  2. Make sure you are logged into the CLA website
  3. Access this page to purchase the All-Access membership: calawyers.org/all-access
I’m a law student. Which offering will work best for me?

You are currently and will remain able to join up to three Sections for free (the Standard membership). To take advantage of this offer today, join here

Will CLA offer any discounts?

CLA will offer discounts to members or prospective members employed by the government (at any level—federal, state, municipal) and to individuals employed by nonprofit organizations. Get more information here: [Membership for Government Employees].

Does CLA offer complimentary membership to judges and judicial officers?

Yes, only with sign-ups directly on our website. However, if you would like to pay for your membership, there will be an option to do so.

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

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