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Top 10 Reasons to Join the SCBA

  1. Meet new people: Don’t just hang out with familiar faces. Use MCLE’s and Events as an opportunity to build your network of contacts throughout the community and county. Then, when you’re back at the office, the answer may be just a phone call or e-mail away!
  2. Gain inspired solutions: Your best resource for solving your toughest challenges could be seated next to you. Participate in thought-provoking discussions on issues that affect your firm, department or your professional association.
  3. Increase your productivity and value to your employer/firm/dept: Get cutting-edge information on how to increase your law office/department’s profitability.
  4. Learn from subject matter experts: Attend MCLE’s to hear from law practice leaders who will share their expertise and practical experience. Be educated, enlightened, and even entertained by keynote speakers and other special guests from the legal community.
  5. Earn mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) hours/credit: All MCLE programs offered by the SCBA, meet the state requirements for continuing legal education for attorneys and paralegals.
  6. Make a difference: Participate in elections, resolutions, and debates that directly impact the future of the SCBA, it’s members and the evolving legal support profession – by volunteering on the Board of Directors.
  7. Renew yourself and relax: Take time out from the routine and return to the office re-energized to manage the challenges ahead.
  8. Share what you learn: Make sure to share at least one thing you learned or new thing you saw. Not just with the law office/department or co-workers/employees you work with, but with legal acquaintances in the community. This will demonstrate to them, the value of your membership and participating in the SCBA.
  9. Discover new products and services: Learn about evolving technology and pass the knowledge along to the rest of your office staff. Stay connected!
  10. Power of advertising: SCBA members have the opportunity to their offices or themselves, appear on our Bar Association website. This type of advertising has been proven to be the most popular way for the public and future clients to contact legal services of many different kinds.