Law Students

The OBA has many networking opportunities from peer social gatherings and award dinners to scheduled Section programs (areas of law/interest groups) - excellent ways to go beyond the law school walls and establish new professional relationships.

Some of the key CBA-OBA Membership Benefits

2 Free OBA Practice Section enrolments for students;

All active law school student and articling student members are entitled to 2 Free OBA Sections.  Sections are practice-specific groups that hold frequent educational programs and produce articles.

Online Enrollment

Free OBA Young Lawyers Division Section enrolment for students;

All law school and articling student members are automatically enrolled in the OBA’s Young Lawyers’ Division Section.

Monitor opportunities at OBA PD programs;

Volunteer to assist with a PD program of your choice, e.g. registration, helping speakers.

Discounted student member prices for PD programs;

PD programs consist of half or full-day programs, and are often held over breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Informative practice-specific newsletters and publications;

The CBA’s National magazine, The OBA’s JUST. magazine, Section articles, etc. and

Member savings on products and services from:

Rogers Wireless, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, AVIS and Budget, and many more.

Leadership and networking opportunities;

Join an OBA Committee or Practice Section – get involved and get noticed.