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.
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

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16lgiOZYgmdEvx02ivrRcNtMIS7U4aPJtoZnx93DP_YE/viewform?usp=send_form  Online Membership Application (preferred, pay online or by mail)

Pay Dues Online (don't forget to also complete a membership form)


Our new membership year started July 1, 2017. 

If you would like to become a member or renew your membership, visit our website at http://www.jmlba.co/get-involved.  Act now so you don't miss out on all the great information we distribute weekly!  Student membership is FREE!


*Starred events are hosted by JMLBA.