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Hampden County Bar Association
P.O. Box 559 ยท 50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01102-0559
P: (413) 732-4660
F: (413) 732-6882
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Hampden County Bar Association

Springfield Juvenile, Housing Court

Current News

During this time of uncertainty, the Hampden County Bar Association is fully committed to supporting our members and our communities.
 
The HCBA has created a COVID-19 Resource Page where you can find all of the court updates and other legal community news.

Please click here for the Joint Letter to the Bar signed by Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, Appeals Court Chief Justice Mark V. Green and Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey
 
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Do you need a lawyer or legal advice? Please email or call (413) 732-4648.

 

Palmer District Court

For Attorneys & Judiciary

The Hampden County Bar Association is one of the oldest professional organizations in the Commonwealth. Our long-standing traditions of quality and service to our members and the community help us sustain a strong, active membership.  Login or join today to enjoy our online directories, newsletters, and weekly updates.  Membership is open to any attorney or judge living or working in Hampden County, MA.  Check out our member opportunities:

Chicopee District Court

For Law Students

The Hampden County Bar Association is pleased to offer honorary membership to students currently attending or enrolled in law school. Becoming involved early in a local bar association is a great opportunity for networking, access to practical day-to-day educational programs and can be key to your success.

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Hampden County Superior Court

For the Public

The Hampden County Bar Association is pleased to offer a variety of programs and services to the public through our committees and sections. We cooperate with many other community organizations to help ensure that all citizens have equal access to justice. Click "explore more" for information about our

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Of Interest

Welcome to the newest members of the Hampden County Bar Association!

Miriam K. Bourke, Esquire - Valley Mediation
Helene J. Busby, Esquire - Community Legal Aid
Kara A. Cunha, Esquire – Western Division Housing Court
Krista M. Ellis, Esquire - Community Legal Aid
Karolina Weagle, Esquire – Parker & O’Grady
Cherish A. Wright, Esquire - Law Offices of Sarah A. Miller, P.C.

Scholarships

The Hampden County Bar Association is proud to offer two scholarships for law school students. 

John F. Moriarty Scholarship
Applications for the John F. Moriarty Scholarship are now available to any Hampden County resident who has been admitted to or is attending a certified law school for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Applicants must have been residents of Hampden County for at least five years. The scholarship is based on merit and financial need. All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Please click here for the application.

Colonel Archer B. Battista Veterans Scholarship
Applications for the Colonel Archer B. Battista Veterans Scholarship are now available to any Veteran entering or already attending law school in New England for the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarship is based on merit and financial need. All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Please click here for the application. 

May 2020

Please click here for the Hampden County Bar Association May 2020 Newsletter.

Members Spotlight

Maida H. Wassermann Attorney Maida H. Wassermann, an Assistant District Attorney with the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office, is our Spotlight Member. Attorney Wassermann has been a member of the Hampden County Bar Association since 2007 and an active member of the Board of Directors since 2015 when she chaired our newly minted Criminal Law Section. Maida is currently the chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee and has served in this capacity for the past three years. Attorney Wassermann is also currently co-chair of the Superior Court Bench Bar Committee. As Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, Maida has been instrumental ... Read more.

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