Member Benefits

WHAT DOES MY MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE?

One of our highest priorities at KCMBA is to ensure that our members see their membership as a worthwhile investment. With this goal in mind, we offer our members a wide array of member benefits to help them strengthen their practices, expand their professional networks, and grow their presence in the legal community. Click here to see all the benefits of KCMBA membership or check out the following list.  If you have any questions, please call (816) 994-3913 or email [email protected] for more information. 

FOR STUDENT-MEMBERS UPGRADING TO REGULAR-MEMBERSHIP

KCMBA’s celebrates student-members passing the bar and transitioning into regular membership by offering them the following two incentives (within 1 month of their graduation):

1. Upgrade your KCMBA membership from Student-Member to Regular-Member (FREE for 1 year) and we will send you an engraved business card holder for your new desk as you start your legal career, or…

2. Update your contact information to be entered to win a KCMBA Swag Bag.

KC LAWYER FINDER

KCMBA’s Lawyer Finder is a proprietary search engine designed as an opportunity for you to market your expertise to other lawyers and the public. As a KCMBA member you are automatically included in the FREE Lawyer-to-Lawyer directory and you may opt-in to be included in the Public-to-Lawyer directory. Lawyer Finder is an online directory available to the public and legal community searchable by location or practice area. Simply update your profile to include your practice areas and credentials and make it easy for KCMBA members or the public to find you!  Learn more!

ADR FINDER

KCMBA's ADR Finder is geared toward mediation professionals and designed as a promotional opportunity. KCMBA members receive a discounted ADR member rate (which is an add-on to annual dues). Promotion includes a color photograph and bio in the annual Bar Directory, an online listing on KCMBA's website, multiple KCC advertisements, and more. Simply upgrade your membership to include ADR and see how it can create more exposure for your mediation services.  Learn more!

BAR DIRECTORY

KCMBA members are featured in the Bar Directory with a bolded listing, and every KCMBA member automatically receives a complimentary copy of the Bar Directory, the only comprehensive directory of attorneys in the greater Kansas City area. Members also receive discounted pricing on additional copies of the Bar Directory.  Learn more! 

KC COUNSELOR & SIDEBAR

Members receive a free print and online subscription to the KC Counselor, KCMBA’s monthly magazine as well as a weekly subscription to the email newsletter Sidebar. The KC Counselor features updates on KCMBA happenings and members of the Bar, and articles on noteworthy issues in the legal profession. Learn more!

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE)

Members receive significantly discounted prices on all KCMBA seminars. With over 100 seminars offered each year, our members stand to save a substantial sum on their annual continuing legal education costs while gaining useful practice tools from knowledgeable, well-respected speakers. Learn more!

SECTIONS and COMMITTEES

Regular members are encouraged to participate in our various sections and committees in order to connect with other lawyers in their practice areas while addressing common issues and developments. Sections and committees also provide an important opportunity for leadership and recognition in the legal community. Learn more!

HEADQUARTER RENTALS

KCMBA members may rent any of our rental offices, meeting rooms, or conference spaces at a significant discount. Our facilities are perfect for mediations and arbitrations, video and teleconferencing, and large presentations or seminars. Learn more!

COURTHOUSE SECURITY PASS

KCMBA members receive discounted rates on KCMBA's exclusive courthouse security pass which allows card holders expedited access at the Jackson County courthouses (both locations) and Kansas City, Missouri Municipal Court. Learn more!

Plus more…

EVENTS & NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Member Socials
  • Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference
  • Annual Meeting
  • Party-O
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AFFINITY PARTNERS 

  • Lexitas - Formerly Alaris
  • imageQuest
  • Missouri Lawyers Media
  • Commerce Bank KCMBA Visa® Signature Credit Card
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CLIO

KCMBA Members get 10% off Clio services. Just go to https://www.clio.com/partnerships/bar-associations/kcmba/

CLUB WOODSIDE

KCMBA Members get $100 off their enrollment fee at Club Woodside for an individual membership. Join online HERE and email [email protected] to receive the 2024 promo code.