The Santa Monica Bar Association, founded in 1928, has a rich community of lawyers in various fields. We offer continuing education credits, monthly section lunch programs, opportunities to highlight your firm at events and through educational seminars, special events with our local judiciary, and many other networking opportunities. Read more.
Installation Dinner 2016
On October 20, 2016, the SMBA held our annual Installation Dinner at the Jonathan Club at the Beach. Read more.
Judges' Lunch 2016
Thank you to all of our judges who participated in the 2016 Judges' Lunch.
Learn more about the SMBA and the attorneys who volunteer their time to bring the best and brightest together in Santa Monica. Read more.
News & Activities
Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program
The Santa Monica Bar Association is proud to participate in the State of California's Mandatory Fee Arbitration (MFA) Program. The MFA Program is an informal, low cost program for resolving fee disputes between people and their lawyers. Our program provides both arbitration services and mediation services for all parties. Read more.
Benefits of Membership