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Thank you for your continued membership with California Lawyers Association (CLA). Please renew your membership in each section you belong to for another year.

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If you are a current member and would like to renew your membership with CLA, please log onto your My State Bar Profile and select the section(s) of your choice by Feb. 1, 2021. Questions? Check out our FAQ about renewal.

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If your law firm pays for your CLA membership, please reach out to your finance/accounting department to confirm your dues have been paid via State Bar agency billing.


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


As a member of CLA, you are part of a community of attorneys and other professionals who carry a wide array of expertise in many fields of law. No matter what section you are a part of, you have access to all of these benefits:

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Connect with other CLA members, ask questions, offer ideas, and comment on the latest developments in the legal world.

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Career Center

Looking for a new job opportunity or have a role to offer? We have a Career Center for you.

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MCLE & Resources

  • Get high-quality MCLE content online in the format that works best for you: live webinars, on-demand video, downloadable podcasts, and self-study articles.
  • Fastcase Legal Research – Free access to powerful service that puts a comprehensive, nationwide law library at your fingertips (valued at $995/year).
  • 6.5 free hours of self-study MCLE Credit
  • 10% off CEB books, onLAW titles, and libraries
  • Up-to-date California legislation tracking

Connection & Visibility

As the largest, established network of California attorneys, CLA provides a platform for you to make meaningful connections and have your work seen and heard.

  • Attend networking events and conferences, including our Annual Meeting, at a discounted registration rate.
  • Reach statewide audiences through our leadership volunteer, public speaking, and writing opportunities.
  • Are you a new lawyer? The California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) is a proud part of CLA, supporting all lawyers in California who have been practicing 8 years or fewer.

We advocate for you

Raising Your Voices

The needs of California’s legal professionals are our highest priority, so we lead by raising the voices of members to create policy change.

We have been at the center of action on numerous items of interest to our members and to the legal profession in general.

Not a member? Join today for only $99.

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



Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the renewal fee?

The renewal fee is $99 per Section.

How or where do I renew?

Please log onto your My State Bar Profile.

If you are a current member and would like to renew your membership with CLA, please ensure that the section of your choice is selected on your State Bar fee statement.

At this time, renewal is not possible through our website.

If your law firm pays for your CLA membership, please reach out to your finance/accounting department to confirm your dues have been paid via State Bar agency billing.

What is the deadline to renew?

The deadline to renew through your My State Bar Profile is Feb. 1, 2021.

Do I have to renew? I thought I already did.

If you joined on or before September 30, 2020, you need to renew for 2021.

If you joined on or after October 1, 2020, your membership is valid through 2021.

Can I renew my membership online?

Yes. Renewals can be paid online through your My State Bar Profile. At this time, renewal is not possible through the CLA website.

Instead of paying online, can I pay by check?

Yes. Calculate your fees online in your My State Bar Profile and print the invoice generated. Mail the invoice along with a payment by check to the State Bar.

My firm is paying for my State Bar annual fees. When can I pay for my CLA section membership?

Please note that if your firm is paying for your State Bar annual fees, the annual fees must be paid and processed by the State Bar before you are able to pay for your CLA section membership dues. If you are not paying your State Bar annual fees at the same time of your CLA section membership dues, please log back into your State Bar profile and process the CLA section membership dues separately after the State Bar processes the annual fee.

As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach us at info@calawyers.org or 916-516-1760.

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

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