Law Students


We know what it takes to build a successful career in law. Let us connect you with savvy professionals, the latest legal developments and much more. We’re happy to invest in YOU.

Law school students can enjoy everything we have to offer, including legal updates, networking and a wide range of other services – both at the national and provincial/territorial levels.

Law students pay the incredible rate of just $20 per year for membership in the CBA – an average savings of more than $600 per year.  


Gain Profile

Access the highflyers. Get your foot in the door of preferred law firms. Membership lets you network among several Sections (link to Sections and Community 3.0) that profile your area of interest, such as Young Lawyers, Business Law, Technology & Intellectual Property Law and more. You can also attend professional development events and the annual CBA Legal Conference at a reduced rate, and meet leading lawyers who share your common interests. The MBA welcomes law student members to attend the MBA Mid-Winter Conference continuing professional development sessions at no cost (registration is required).



Keep informed on the latest trends affecting the legal profession through our many thought provoking publications, including CBA National magazine. You’ll also get full online access to the Canadian Bar Review. This frequently cited and internationally respected publication is a must-have resource for any law student. Quickly search more than 90 years’ worth of articles, book reviews and case comments from the best academic legal journal in Canada. Law students also receive the Headnotes & Footnotes newsletter, published 10 times a year by the MBA. What better way to get familiar with the legal profession in Manitoba?


Online Resources

CBA PracticeLink, our online resource library, covers real-world practice issues that sometimes aren’t taught in law school. Pick up exclusive articles and ideas geared specifically to students and new lawyers.


Member Savings

CBA members receive member preferential pricing on most CBA products, services and activities. Members also get exclusive CBA Preferred Supplier savings for products and services related to the legal profession, such as office supplies, financial products, transportation and online services. Preferred supplies include Rogers Wireless Communications, Avis Budget Car Rental and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.


Professional Development

Stay on the leading edge of your profession by attending our Canada-wide quality professional development programs at our student rate. Select among convenient options, including online or in-person, two-day, one-day or half-day seminars, lunch sessions, CDs or DVDs, web conferences, written materials and more. 


Mentorship Program

Our Mentorship Program helps law students build important networks within the legal community and provides a valuable resource for students at the beginning their legal careers.


Visit Manitoba Branch offerings for additional benefits.

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