- SOCIALIZE with attorneys and judges at annual receptions and smaller section socials.
- KEEP CURRENT AND CONNECTED with our blog, a biweekly e-newsletter, and other email blasts.
- STAY SHARP with quality MCLEs in a variety of practice areas, free for our members.
- GAIN EXPERIENCE while serving the community by volunteering with Legal Access Alameda (formerly VLSC).
- GROW YOUR PRACTICE through the Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) and the Criminal Court Appointed Attorney Program (CAAP).
- ENJOY EXCLUSIVE MEMBER DISCOUNTS on professional resources, including insurance, financial planning, and other services to help busy legal professionals succeed!
ATKINSON-BAKER, INC – One Call Does it All, we can also provide interpreters, videography, webcam, videoconferencing and realtime. We are here to simplify your job and give you confidence in the best of court reporting services. For more information, special rates, or to schedule, contact Robin Barca at 800-288-3375 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.depo.com.
ATTORNEY'S BRIEFCASE – ACBA members receive 20% off all Attorney’s BriefCase and Lawgic software. Titles include California Family Law, Children and the Law, Evidence: Civil and Criminal, Pretrial Adjudication. Lawgic titles include Marital Settlement Agreements, Pre/Post Marital Agreements, and California Wills and Trusts. For more information, contact Pat Dailey at (510) 836-2743 or go to www.atybriefcase.com.
BAY AREA FILE – A certified eFiling Service Provider (EFSP) with a hands-on team and advanced software that work together to get your filings done quickly and efficiently, minimizing rejections. Our knowledge of the court filing process and our relationships within the court give us a unique advantage. ACBA members, sign up now at www.bayareafile.com and get your first eFiling free. eFiling is coming to Hayward soon - get set up now!
BREATHWRK – Breathwrk is a simple yet powerful way to alleviate stress and anxiety, fall asleep faster, energize yourself, or improve endurance. Learn and feel the power of breathing with guided exercises that are backed by science and research. Free in the app store of your choice.
CASEROADS – Caseroads, feature rich practice management software that costs up to 70% less than other providers. It is designed to be incredibly easy to use and allows you to securely work from anywhere. Get all the functionality you need for one low price per user. For a risk free, 30-day no cost trial, plus a 20% discount for ACBA members, use the promo code ACBA20. Click Here to enter the promo code or visit Caseroads® for more information.
CASETEXT: The Preferred Legal Research Platform for ACBA members - 25% off for ACBA members - Smarter, Faster Legal Research and Brief Drafting. Casetext is the smartest, fastest, and most affordable legal research platform available on the market today. Search tools powered by Casetext’s proprietary A.I. technology helps lawyers do their best research and writing in less time. Save time with one-of-a-kind features such as Parallel Search, which lets you type your argument summarized as a sentence to find on-point case law. Drag and drop briefs and more into CARA A.I. and receive the best law for your argument in seconds. All plans include access to legal content such as cases, statutes, and more; the SmartCite Citator; Brief Analyzer; CARA A.I. Search, Parallel Search; and more. Lawyers receive premier support from specialists, as well as extensive self-help resources and free CLE. Learn more
CEB Legal Research Solutions - As a ACBA member, you are eligible to receive 10% off any CEB legal research solution: Practitioner, OnLAW PRO, and OnLAW. Find answers faster with California-specific practice guides, maximize case law research with our citator, and quickly deliver high-value strategic analysis that saves you time and your clients money with the only California-specific know-how solution. Learn more at www.ceb.com and speak to a CEB Solutions Consultant to help you figure out what would fit your practice best. To take advantage of this discount contact email@example.com.
CLIENT CONFLICT CHECK is fast, reliable, secure, easy to use and tailored to fit the specific needs of busy attorneys. The annual subscription rate is nominal for an entire firm and an unlimited number of staff can use the program without any additional cost. Learn more about the many features here. *ACBA Members receive a 10% lifetime discount on CCC services.
CLIO – Clio’s industry-leading, cloud-based legal practice management and client intake + legal CRM software simplifies law firm operations, improves productivity, and increases revenues. Let Clio help you run your firm better, so you have more time to devote to your clients. Alameda Bar Association members are eligible to receive a 10% discount on Clio products. Sign up today at www.clio.com.
ENCRYPT.ME – ACBA members get 20% off VPN services. Short for Virtual Private Network, VPN is a tool used to make your internet connection private on a public network. With Encrypt.me, ACBA members can use our applications, which are available in iOS, Android, Mac and Windows, to encrypt all internet traffic to and from their devices, preventing cyber security threats like browser leaks, WiFi eavesdropping, & broadband spying.
FASTCASE – ACBA members have access to California, Federal, and Bankruptcy primary law through their free Fastcase account. For California, this includes statutes, case law, regulations, and court rules. For Federal access, this includes Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit cases, as well as federal statutes and regulations. Finally, Fastcase provides access to all bankruptcy cases. To take advantage, log-in to the ACBA website and click on “Fastcase” in the upper left of your home screen. Read more
LIVE SCAN – ACBA members get 20% off Live Scan fingerprinting. Please bring your Request for Live Scan Service form, and a valid ID (driver license, state ID or U.S. Passport).
LEXISNEXIS® – LexisNexis and the ACBA have partnered to provide valuable member benefit packages and pricing for attorneys in solo and small law firms. Solutions include website design, search engine marketing, research solutions, practice management systems and litigation services! Visit www.lexisnexis.com/bars/ to learn about your LexisNexis member benefit products and services. To discuss your firm’s unique needs, call 866-836-8116.
LEXIS ADVANCE – As a member of the ACBA, you’re eligible to receive up to 40% off a new Lexis Advance® subscription! Lexis Advance includes more specialized practice area tools and content to help you anticipate trends, assess new matters, analyze legal issues and quickly produce the highest-quality work. This offer is available to attorneys in a law firm with 1 to 10 attorneys who are not current subscribers to LexisNexis’ online legal research.
MYCASE – MyCase is an all-in-one case management software for your law firm, providing the tools you need to improve organization, increase efficiency, and scale your firm operations. Whether it’s document management, reporting, billing and invoicing, or collecting payment, MyCase has it covered. ACBA Members receive a 10% lifetime discount! Start your free trial today!
RIDE Oakland – Get your cardio on with RIDE Oakland, Oakland’s only rhythm based cycling studio! Clip in, tap it back, sprint and climb to killer playlists and with the best instructors and community in the Bay – you will be having so much fun you won’t know how hard you are working! Use code LEGAL10.
RUBY RECEPTIONISTS – Ruby® Receptionists is the only live virtual receptionist service dedicated to creating real, meaningful connections with callers—building trust and helping you win business. Delight your English and Spanish-speaking callers at a fraction of the cost of an onsite receptionist. Plus, Alameda County Bar Association members receive a lifetime 5% discount off your monthly plan!
SWIFTSCAN | Document Scanner App: ACBA Members qualify for a 25% discount on premium access to SwiftScan, the fastest and most secure way to scan, sign & send high-quality digital documents from your iPhone or iPad. Sign up here.
Spectrum Credit Union is the official credit union partner of the Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA)! All U.S. members of ACBA are eligible to join Spectrum. Spectrum offers a wide range of financial services to more than 100,000 members around the world.
- FREE Checking and Savings Accounts
- Higher-Yield Money Market and Share Certificate (CD) Accounts
- Low-Rate Home, Auto, and Personal Loans
- FREE Online Banking and Mobile Banking, including Mobile Deposit of paper checks via your smartphone
- Access to 85,000+ Surcharge-Free Network ATMs and 7,200+ CO-OP Shared Branches
- MySavings Youth Account, paying 6.77% (7.00% APY) on the first $1,000
GEICO – ACBA members can enjoy special discounts on GEICO’s already-low car insurance rates. GEICO offers 24-hour customer service by phone and online for fast and fair claim handling. GEICO also boasts the highest financial stability rating in the industry. GEICO can also help you with insurance for your home or condo, motorcycle, boat, RV, personal umbrella protection service, and more.
Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA): Professional Liability – Protect Yourself and Your Career - AMBA (formerly Mercer) and the ACBA are working together to provide members with direct access to this outstanding Lawyers Professional Liability Program, sponsored by the State Bar of California.
- Easy Short-Form Application
- Competitive Rates
- Free On-Line MCLE
- Optional Cyber Liability Coverage
It’s fast and easy to get a quote. Just complete and return the Application and Small Firm Risk Assessment form and return to AMBA via email or fax. By accessing www.mybarbenefits.com you can easily apply online and skip filling out the application form. Please note Mercer's Association business was acquired by Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA). As part of this transition, you may see both the Mercer and AMBA names/logos. Remember to indicate that you have been referred by the Alameda County Bar Association.
MUTUAL OF OMAHA – Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company and its affiliates offer insurance product benefits for ACBA members. Your membership may qualify you for lower premiums and/or enhanced benefits, not offered to the general public, on these insurance products:
- Long-term Care Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Life Insurance
We’re always adding member discounts – keep an eye out for the latest news by subscribing to the ACBA Bi-Weekly e-Newsletter!
What is Fastcase? One of the largest, online, legal research libraries, which includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules and constitutions and also provides access to a newspaper archive, legal forms, and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings
Users: More than 900,000 subscribers, including 34 state bar associations and many of the nation’s largest law firms
Cost: FREE federal for Alameda County Bar Association members (a $995 savings)
App: The most popular mobile app among lawyers, according to the ABA’s annual Tech Survey
Support: Available toll free, weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT.
Did you know that the ACBA offers free streaming of past CLE programs? Watch at your convenience!
For the foreseeable future, the Alameda County Bar Association will hold all programs and meetings virtually. Not only are we livestreaming 20-30 CLEs and social events each month (free as always for ACBA members), our back programming is also available for self-study credit.
If you already know their ProLearn account details, log in first. ProLearn works best with Chrome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or if you want to know the status of a particular webinar. Usually programs are available 1 week after the date.