Law Students

Law Students may become Columbus Bar members for free! Law students can benefit from the educational and networking opportunities offered by Columbus Bar meetings, events, and programs. Students should attend Substantive Law Committee meetings of interest to them and are also invited to most New Lawyers events.


Law Student Membership Application

It's free to become a student member of the Columbus Bar!

Click here to download the law student membership application (PDF).

Supreme Court of Ohio's Bar Admissions Online Services

Applicants to be admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio must undergo a rigorous process that includes the submission of documents and information supporting certain requirements of education, credentials, character and fitness to be a licensed member of the bar.

Once an application is submitted in person or through the mail, the new Bar Admissions Online Services page will allow applicants to access information about their application, see where it is in the process, submit supplemental information and documents, and perform other tasks in one central location.

Student Member Resource Guide

Click here to download your Law Student Member Resource Guide, for a summary of benefits and discounts available to you as a CBA student member.