Member Information

Becoming an OCBA member offers a range of benefits.

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Membership in the Onondaga County Bar Association offers a variety of benefits, from discounted access to Continuing Legal Education events to our monthly newsletter to networking with colleagues. Not a member? Consider joining today.

Benefits include:

  • Invaluable Lawyer-to-Lawyer networking opportunities through active committee participation – committees provide forums for learning, discussion, networking and leadership opportunities based upon areas of interest, including a Judiciary Committee to review judicial candidates and Attorney Grievance Committee
  • Discounted Mailing List for announcements and events.
  • Discounted, live CLE Programs, and ability to present at CLE programs
  • Dozens of CLE Recordings of past programs available, discounted for OCBA members
  • Lawyer Referral Service – 3,000 referrals made annually, callers pre-screened and referred based on subject of legal problem (additional $125 annual LRS panel fee)
  • Convenient, new online CLE and Event registration (featuring secure fee processing via PayPal)
  • Free publications:
    • Monthly Bar Reporter (electronic format)
    • Regular member email blasts of breaking news and useful information — TIPS, job postings, community and legal news, “From the Courts” …
  • Part 137 Fee Arbitration – attorney arbitrators to resolve fee disputes without the need for court appearance
  • Support for community programs promoting the legal profession, including county-wide Mock Trial program for high school students, Law Day events and legal profession career fair

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