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

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

Membership Application   Paper Membership Application & Dues Payment By Mail

JMLBA By-laws
 JMLBA By-laws


Beginning January 1, 2016, our e-newsletter will be restricted to members only.  

If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact us at  with “JMLBA Membership Status” in the subject line.  (If you do not receive our weekly e-newsletter, we do not have you on our membership list)

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