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  • Access the ABA's CLE Member Benefit Library,  free with membership, available online and on-demand
  • Over 500 programs covering a broad range of topics, with new content added each month, that help you meet CLE requirements
  • Courses from the nation’s leading speakers — including working lawyers, government representatives, and judges
  • ABA Members can meet CLE requirements online, at no additional cost, with access to this library 
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  • Join a Member Group to access practice-enhancing resources including top-tier CLE, peer-reviewed scholarly journals, curated content, practice-specific committees and more
  • Unlock member-exclusive pricing for in-person and virtual events that allow you to network with the right people at the right time
  • Access the ABA Career Center to explore new practice areas and alternative legal careers
  • Monthly articles, webinars and podcasts to deliver guidance on your career path from a dynamic group of legal professionals
  • The ABA Journal - the legal industry's leading publication delivered to your inbox and mailbox
  • Instantly expand your professional network by joining the nation's largest legal association. Plus, gain early access and discounts to ABA events
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