Nova Scotia

A CBA Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia and across Canada.

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Did you know? We recently reduced Regular membership fees by $75 in Nova Scotia. 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.

Provincial conference

Take part in our annual two-day conference for Nova Scotia legal professionals.

CBA Wellness

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

Career Centre

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

CBA CONNECT

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

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. Our Nova Scotia Section meetings attract over 1,500 registrants annually and are free for law students.

Committees & Subcommittees

Join us to work on issues that matter to you.

Events

Take part in our Young Lawyers’ Bench and Bar Reception, Pride Week activities and more.

Awards

Nominate a colleague or workplace for one of our many awards, including the Excellence in Equity and Diversity Award.

Student outreach

Get your free law student membership and meet the CBA at our outreach events during Orientation Week, exam health breaks, Section meetings and networking opportunities throughout the year.

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 from regulatory and legislative encroachment.

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 everything 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 and your life

Find-A-Lawyer Directory

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

Nova Voce

Read our Branch news magazine online or receive a print copy if you are a Portfolio or Portfolio Plus member.

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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