For CBA Members Only

CBA Online Library

With over 1000+ files (and growing), The Chicago Bar Association Online Library includes selected articles, checklists, slide decks and sample documents culled from the past two years of Continuing Legal Education courses, committee meetings and the CBA Record. As a CBA member you can search, view and download substantive content from experts near and far and make the most of your membership. The library will continue to grow, so check back frequently!

How To… and Hands On Training from the CBA’s Law Practice Management & Technology

To help you get the best return on your investment in technology, the CBA’s Law Practice Management & Technology Division regularly sponsors demonstrations of hardware and software geared to legal professionals. In an hour or less, you will learn how to use common technologies to be more productive, efficient, and tech savvy!

Live demos are held in-person at the CBA or join us virtually from your desktop. See upcoming course schedule at for CBA members. .5 hours PR MCLE Credit for live/webcast program.

Archives of the live programs are available below (NO MCLE) in a player optimized for full screen and/or mobile viewing, as well as pause, forward and rewind.

Legal Marketing Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in legal marketing tips, strategies and techniques from national experts and your peers.  Each video, with accompanying materials, will teach you about marketing your practice including how to do it right – and wrong.  Find out how marketing is not just about promoting your practice, but also about providing great customer service to keep your newly gained clients coming back.

As a CBA member, you can earn IL MCLE and Professional Responsibility Credit for this day-long course by registering and watching online or  you can watch individual segments for free (no IL MCLE or PR credit).

Hiring for Lawyers, an exclusive E-Book.

hiring ebook cover

Good employees get the job done, great employees drive your business forward. Learn how to recruit candidates with X-Factor qualities, train them to succeed from day one, and incentivize them to stay for the long term through behavioral hiring methods developed by the Chicago Bar Association’s LPMT, Trainer Chelsey Lambert.

Hiring for Lawyers E-Book

Opening a Law Firm

Opening a New Law Firm? We’ve got the information you need. Expert law practice management specialists from around the country gathered at the CBA in October 2012 and shared informative, practical information on getting a new law firm open for business.

As a CBA member, you can watch individual segments for free (no IL MCLE or PR credit).


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