NOTE: The Bar Center is scheduled to reopen on a limited basis starting July 6, 2021. Click here for more information.


Meet Your Clients and Your Deadlines in the Same Place

The Bar Center at 401, the SDCBA’s headquarters and the hub of San Diego’s legal community, is located in downtown San Diego, close to our state and federal courthouses and in the core of the business district. The Bar Center at 401 comprises a large Conference Center, located in suite 120, and an exclusive member lounge and shared member workspace, located in suite 1100 and open to members 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Monday – Thursday and 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Friday. We look forward to welcoming you to the Bar Center at 401.

For information and rates for renting a space at the Bar Center at 401, click here.

* To secure the Bayview Room or the Cityview Room for a particular day and time, or on a monthly basis, please complete the online reservation form here.

Member Lounge

Come here to take a break from your workday, check your email between court appearances, meet up with colleagues, read the newspaper, or have a snack. The member lounge is open exclusively for SDCBA members from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Just head up to suite 1100 and our concierge will help facilitate your visit.

Small Conference Rooms

For SDCBA members, the Bar Center at 401 offers small, private conference rooms to meet with clients, witnesses, opposing counsel, friends or mentors. When space is available, you can use the conference rooms free of charge for up to two hours. 

Book a Room Online: If you are an SDCBA member and have not used our booking platform to reserve a room before, click here for detailed instructions on how to self-register in the system and reserve a room. For members who have already registered, revisit the online desktop platform at https://sdcba.condecosoftware.com


Bayview Conference Room

The Bayview Room is where the SDCBA Board of Directors meets, as well as many of the SDCBA’s Sections and Committees. With capacity for 24, the Bayview Room is also a great place for members to hold bigger meetings in a beautiful setting. The Bayview Room is available for members to rent by the hour and upon approval.

Cityview Conference Room

San Diego–based law-related organizations are invited to use the Cityview Room for their monthly or quarterly board meetings. The Cityview Room can seat 24 individuals in a conference setting. SDCBA members may also reserve the Cityview Room for larger meetings, for a fee and upon approval. Audio-visual charges are an additional fee.

Conference Center

The SDCBA Conference Center is located in suite 120, with street access on B Street. With state-of-the-art technology, seating for 200 and the ability to live-stream, the SDCBA Conference Center is able to take the SDCBA’s education programs to a whole new level. Many of the SDCBA’s signature networking and social events are also held in the Conference Center. The Conference Center may be available for rent for a half day or a full day for some purposes. To inquire about renting the Conference Center, click here.


Collaborative Workspace

With free Wi-Fi access, free use of copiers and office supplies, and an assortment of complimentary drinks and healthy snacks for our members, the Bar Center at 401 is a great place to get some work done outside of your office. Think of our collaborative workspace as your “office away from your office,” a place where you can work independently or collaboratively, right in the heart of San Diego’s business community.