Membership

Join or renew

Through participation of its members, CIAJ fosters excellence and leadership in the administration of justice and helps preserve a strong and independent judiciary. Individual members active in their profession receive a preferred rate on all training programs in addition to other benefits.

Please register online by filling out the secure registration form available under each of the following categories.

If you wish to use another payment method, please download CIAJ’s Membership Form (PDF) and return it by regular mail, fax or email (see link and contact information at the bottom of the page.)

Categories and registration forms

Individual member – $150

Individual members active in their profession receive a preferred rate on all training programs. This membership fee is recoverable by federally-appointed judges under S. 27(1) of the Judges Act. Provincial and territorial judges, other judicial officers and board and tribunal members may be entitled to reimbursement through judicial or other professional allowances.

Duration: 1 year (from the date of registration)

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Young Lawyer – $100 

Young Lawyers (five years or less) have the same benefits as individual members.

Duration: 1 year (from the date of registration)

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Retired Person – $75

Members retired from their profession have the same benefits as individual members.

Duration: 1 year (from the date of registration)

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Student – $10

Members enrolled as full-time students have the same benefits as individual members.

Duration: 1 year (from the date of registration)

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Institutional membership (variable fee)

CIAJ offers institutional memberships for corporations, law firms, government entities, administrative agencies, faculties and similar organizations.

An institutional member may designate individuals within the organization to participate in particular CIAJ activities. This will allow them to attend CIAJ conferences at preferential member rates as well as to attend other CIAJ events.

The institutional member will also receive all CIAJ publications that are distributed electronically and will be able to redistribute them to all individuals within the organization.

Duration: 1 year (from the date of registration)

The fees for institutional memberships according to the number of their legal staff are set out in the following table:

Number of legal staff in organization Annual fees
1 to 9 $250
10 to 29 $500
30 to 49 $1,000
50 to 99 $1,500
100 to 199 $2,000
200 to 299 $2,500
over 300 $3,000

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Contributor

As an alternative to annual membership dues, you may choose to become a contributor. You will be issued a tax receipt for a charitable donation. (Reg. #10686 1529 RR 0001). This option is available on the Membership Form.

Make a donation

Download the membership registration form (PDF)

By regular mail: Print and complete the form and return it with your payment to: 

Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice
3101 Chemin de la Tour, A-3421
PO Box 6128, Station Centre Ville
Montreal, Quebec  H3C 3J7

By fax: Print and complete the form and return it by fax: 514-343-6296

By email: Complete the form, save it on your computer and return it to donna.ventress@ciaj-icaj.ca