Newfoundland and Labrador

A CBA Newfoundland and Labrador membership is an investment in your career and a commitment to your profession. Connect with the people, events, knowledge and skills you need for career-long success while developing meaningful relationships with lawyers in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada.

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Did you know? We recently reduced Regular membership fees by $75 in Newfoundland and Labrador. This year, all CBA members get complimentary access to more than 50 professional development programs nationally – with more on the way!

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Stay on top of your game with professional development programs and career support

COMPLIMENTARY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Your CBA membership now gives you access to more than 50 hours of accredited professional development programs from across Canada – included with your membership.

Webinars

Instantly stream professional development programs from our catalogue of webinars. Sign up for a complete webinar series or select the webinars that suit you.

National conferences

Enhance your expertise, gain knowledge and network with leading professionals in your area of practice.

CBA Wellness

Access our wellness programs. Take our online course and webinars on mental health in the legal profession.

CBA CONNECT

Just starting out? Find the support you need to succeed as a young lawyer, articling student or law student.

Career Centre

Make your next move with us. Visit our online career centre for legal positions available across NL and Canada.

Members only

Join our exclusive Lunch and Learn program for CBA-NL members at no cost. The 60 to 90-minute programs are available in-person, via live webinar or by phone. In 2018, our Lunch and Learn program provided 12.5 hours of mandatory continuing legal education to CBA-NL members at no additional cost to members. CBA-NL members also receive preferential pricing for programs such as the CBA-NL Mid-Winter Conference and complimentary attendance to seminars such as “Is There a Lawyer in the House?” and “Duty of Loyalty and Conflicts of Interest.”

Connect with colleagues and use your skills to improve legal practice in your area of the law.

Sections

Connect with lawyers who work in your area of practice or share common interests. Your membership in CBA-NL’s Sections is free. You also receive membership in the corresponding National Section at no extra cost.

Committees & Subcommittees

Join us to work on issues that matter to you—from equality to ethics, international initiatives, law reform and much more.

Events

Take part in our networking and social activities, free as a benefit of membership, including the President’s Reception, Young Lawyers and Law School Students’ Holiday Social, End of Summer Social, CBA-NL/Lawyers Financial Easter Family Event, Women Lawyers Forum International Women’s Day Reception and Panel Discussion, and more.

CBA discussions

Join our national online discussion boards to connect with colleagues in your practice Section. You can search each board by topic, tip or precedent.

Contribute to our advocacy work and initiatives. Together, we can create change.

Advocacy

We respond to government initiatives to protect the legal profession’s core values. Our Branch Executive Committee, Legislation and Law Reform Committee, along with our Section Chairs, contribute to submissions and advocate in areas such as access to justice, judicial independence and court delays.

Court interventions & submissions

We prepare court interventions and submissions to improve the law and the administration of justice.

Professional initiatives

We develop initiatives that advocate change, enhance legal practice and prepare the profession for the future.

Access our resources, practice tools and publications to position yourself for success.

Legal toolkits

Tap into our toolkits for sound advice and tips on issues ranging from conflicts of interest to legal strategy and much more.

CBA PracticeLink

Access CBA PracticeLink online for guidance and tools to help you manage your legal future.

Find-A-Lawyer Directory

Get listed in our directory of CBA members so the public can easily find you when they need legal help.

CBA National Magazine

Get the latest stories, interviews and analysis about changes in federal legislation, legal practice and your profession.

Canadian Bar Review

This peer-reviewed journal combines theory and practice to shape discussions on today’s most relevant legal issues.

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