About Us

The John Mercer Langston Bar Association is Columbus, Ohio's affiliate member of the National Bar Association whose purpose is to be a facilitator for excellence within the legal profession while also encouraging community service for those in need. The JMLBA achieves these goals by providing valuable information, networking opportunities, mentoring opportunities, and CLE programs.
Member Achievements

Be sure to check our Member Achievements tab -- our membership has been very busy and involved with the community and we like to highlight their accomplishments.

Membership Benefits
  • Regular email updates from JMLBA and the JMLBA Newsletter
  • Discounts on office space with Intelligent Office
  • Invitations to social events hosted and/or sponsored by JMLBA
  • Networking opportunities with other legal professionals
  • Inclusion on the JMLBA mailing list
  • Ability to join the National Bar Association as an affiliate member (JMLBA is the local affiliate of the NBA) and a reduced dues structure for the Columbus Bar Association
Membership Application and By-laws

Pay Dues Online


Join JMLBA at our next event:
  • When? Thursday, January 14, 2016, 12:00pm–1:30pm
  • Where? Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • What? General Body Meeting re: Diversity in the Profession.  More details to follow.
  • RSVP? Let us know you're coming here
You can always see what's coming up on our calendar at http://www.jmlba.co/calendar.