Join or Renew Your Membership

Be a part of your neighborhood bar

Let the Columbus Bar help you sharpen your skills, develop new areas of practice, make connections, stand out in the local legal community, find new clients, save money on essential services, and more.

Click here to join online or download a membership application. Questions? Contact us at (614) 221-4112 or

Benefits & Discounts

FREE Legal Research

Columbus Bar attorney and practicing paralegal members have access to unlimited, free legal research from Fastcase.

Save Big on CLE

Members save 25% on Columbus Bar CLE programming, and have access to CLE Easy Pass (12 CLE hours for $175) and Online CLE Easy Pass (12 online CLE hours for $225). Plus, members admitted in 2016 and 2017 receive 12 hours of FREE New Lawyer Training.


Columbus Bar members have access to many types of insurance coverage including health, dental, life/accidental death and dismemberment, long term care, long term disability, surety bonds, structured settlements, pension services, professional liability coverage, commercial property and casualty, personal home and auto, and personal umbrella coverage.

CBA members in small firms can access high-quality health plans with large group rates.


Columbus Bar committees keep you up to speed on the latest issues impacting your practice, and provide an easy way to stay connected to your colleagues. We offer a comprehensive array of committees that are attended by more than 2,000 members.

Grow Your Practice

If you are searching for clients, the Columbus Bar Association can help. With over 60 years of lawyer referral experience, we enjoy a solid, trusted reputation within the central Ohio region. We offer two client development tools for members: the phone-based Lawyer Referral Service, and Columbus Find a Lawyer, high-quality online attorney profiles.

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Take advantage of a wealth of discount programs tailored to meet your needs. The Columbus Bar Association has negotiated members-only discounts on a variety of services essential to your practice.

Click here for the complete list of CBA member discounts.

Member Resource Guide

Click here to download your Member Resource Guide, for a summary of benefits and discounts available to you as a CBA member.

Free Legal Research

Valuable Resources


Join the Columbus Bar Association and gain access to our helpful library of legal forms.


Members receive several quality publications relevant to the central Ohio legal community.

Career Center

We’re your resource for finding jobs, whether on a full-time, part-time, temporary or contract basis.

Contact Us

Questions about Columbus Bar membership? Contact Becky Hartman at (614) 340-2030 or