Student Loan Refinancing
CalBar Connect is pleased to announce a new service of student loan refinancing with Earnest. Student loan refinancing can help individuals with existing federal or private loans consolidate under a single lender, lower their interest rate, change their original loan terms, and save money.

Earnest offers CalBar Connect attorneys up to $300 cash back bonus along with:
  • Lower rates based on your full financial profile, not just your FICO score.
  • Flexible terms that let you pick your exact monthly payment.
  • Lifetime service provided in-house. Unlike other lenders, we do not pass you off to third-party servicers.
  • No fees for origination, prepayment, or loan disbursement.
  • Two-minute rate check with no obligation or impact to your credit score.
Earnest loans are made by Earnest Operations LLC, NMLS #1204917, 303 2nd St., Suite 401N, San Francisco, CA 94107, CA Financing Law License #6054788. Visit for a full list of licensed states. Earnest loans are serviced by Earnest Operations LLC with support from Navient Solutions, LLC (NMLS #212430). Earnest LLC and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

For California residents (Student Loan Refinance Only): Loans will be arranged or made pursuant to a California Financing Law License.

© 2020 Earnest LLC. All rights reserved.
Eliminate Accounting Headaches and Save $100
TrustBooks is software designed specifically for attorneys to help you easily manage all of your law firm’s accounting needs.

TrustBooks offers CLA Members and CalBar attorneys the following, exclusive benefits for new users:
  • CLA Members receive a $100 credit
  • CalBar attorneys receive a $50 credit
  • Free one-on-one onboarding
  • Free 14-day trial

RingCentral: Message. Video. Phone. All in one app.
With RingCentral, businesses both big and small can communicate with customers, prospects, and teammates—however they need to, using the same app. And if you’re a CalBar Connect attorney, you can get 15% off a new monthly RingCentral Office service plus $50 off any RingCentral phone.

Making the virtual office a long-term solution
‘Work from home’ has taken on new meaning, and the switch hasn't been easy. But, going virtual can maximize your firm’s flexibility while saving you serious cash. Making the switch could be one of the best decisions you make for your firm and clients! 

Peep Ruby’s guide to the virtual office to discover what you need to thrive, from anywhere.
Innovate Legal Online: Virtual Meetups from CLIO
This January, learn how to critically evaluate your law firm, and find opportunities to modernize and succeed in today’s digital era.

Putting New Ideas into Practice at Solo and Small Firms - Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST

You can register for the entire series here
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