About Us

A VOICE IN-HOUSE

We are the leaders and voice for in-house counsel in Canada.

Our members are lawyers working for public and private companies, non-profits, associations, government and regulatory boards, Crown corporations, municipalities, hospitals, post-secondary institutions and school boards.

We also welcome associate members from law firms whose support and expertise enrich our educational programs and events.

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There are two categories of membership in the CCCA:

Regular members – In-house counsel who:

  • are active members of the CBA;
  • do not hold out themselves to the public for the practice of law;
  • are engaged by any corporation, business enterprise, association, institution, notfor-profit organization, government or regulatory board or agency, Crown corporation or regional or municipal corporation; or
  • are currently unemployed but have in the preceding 12 months been employed by a corporation, business enterprise, association institution, not-for-profit organization, government or regulatory board or agency, Crown corporation or regional or municipal corporation.

Only Regular members may vote at member meetings and elect the Executive Committee.

Associate members – Members of the CBA who are not eligible to be a Regular Member of the CCCA are
eligible to be Associate members of the CCCA.

  • Application for membership in the CCCA shall be in such form and manner as prescribed by the CBA.

Through their expertise and support, associate members play a welcome and necessary role in the CCCA.

Our Association represents over 5000 in-house counsel from across Canada.