about join meetings

No other legal association puts you in touch with so many attorneys and judges who live and practice in the Chicago area. Whether you are looking for a new position, a new client or expert advice in a specific legal area, you'll find it through the CBA committee network. Committee participation is also a great way to gain leadership experience and hands on project involvement to enhance your resume. Join one of 130 legal specific committees today - no extra fee required.



Things to know:


  • Committee meeting participation is free to CBA members and law student members - no extra section fees! Most committees meet monthly at the CBA at 12:15 p.m. Many also live Webcast their meeting.
  • Committee meetings that discuss a substantive legal topic award IL MCLE or PR-MCLE credit to attending members.
  • Webcast meetings are archived for later on-demand viewing (please note, archived Webcasts do not award IL MCLE credit).
  • Convenient luncheon service is available through our serveries at Association Headquarters during the noon-hour. Snacks are also available in the CBA Legal Bookstore, located on the 1st floor of the CBA.
  • Members may serve on 4 practice committees and an unlimited number of service committees. Those interested in serving on special committees need to submit letters of interest stating their background. Join a committee today!