Hampden County Bar Association Serving Lawyers, the Justice System and the Public
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

Welcome to the Hampden County Bar Association! I Now included with your membership is access to Casemaker, a comprehensive legal research program.  Not sure how it works?  Register for an upcoming webinar. To access this member benefit login to our website and click the Casemaker logo. Please stop by or call our office if you need assistance logging into the HCBA website.

*Some reduced rate membership categories excluded.

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.

If you are already a member, log on to our members-only section to enjoy our online directories, newsletters, and weekly updates.

Membership in the HCBA is open to any attorney or judge living or working in Hampden County, Massachusetts. If you’re considering membership click below for more information.

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Check out the online Pictorial Directory.

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

  • Lawyer Referral & Information Service
  • Lawyer for the Day Programs
  • Fee Arbitrations
  • Veteran's Initiative, and more.

Check out our Lawyer on the Line event on Monday, November 20, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. 

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Of Interest

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

Ms. Kathleen Arcuri - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Janee Bedford - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms.  Alundai Benjamin 
- Student, Western New England University School of Law
Victoria Bergeron, Esquire - Committee for Public Counsel Services
Mr. Brenton Buchholz 
- Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Mary Deneen - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Jennifer Diggles - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Tinuke A. Fadairo - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Nicholas Glanville - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Eric R. Harrell - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Ryan Hartnett - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Nicholas J. Horgan, Esquire
John F. Kavanagh, Jr., Esquire
Ms. Shriya Kumar 
- Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr.  David LaJeunesse - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Joseph McCoy - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Tara Morrison - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Julie Page - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Shama Patel - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Courtney Rafus - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Stephen L. Sobey,Esquire - Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.
Mr. Anthony C. Sotolotto - Student, Western New England Unversity School of Law
Ms. Trisana Spence 
- Student, Western New England Unversity School of Law
Mr. Aidan Sullivan 

Lawyer on the Line November 20th - Volunteers needed

The Hampden County Bar Association, in conjunction with Western Mass News, is holding a Lawyer on the Line event on Monday, November 20, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Attorneys interested in volunteering are asked to email our office to let us know your availability.  Read more

Toast of the Season - November 16th

The Hampden County Bar Association's annual Toast of the Season Evening Social will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 5:00 pm at the Springfield Sheraton, Mahogany Room, 2nd Floor.  All members of the legal community are welcome.  Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to "Toys for Tots" and receive a beer or wine ticket.  Please save the date and help spread the word!  Click here for more information.  

Protecting our Protectors Program - Volunteers Needed

The Hampden County Bar Association would like to thank the attorneys who have volunteered for our new pro bono program, Protecting Our Protectors, read more... 

HCBA Sponsorship Opportunities

The Hampden County Bar Association offers a variety of annual sponsorship levels. These packages offer a clear picture of how your company can benefit while making an impact on our legal community and the services we are able to offer the public. Depending on the package you choose, your company will be prominently recognized in our event promotions such as email blasts and notices, as well as in our monthly newsletter. Website links are also available. HCBA sponsorships are an excellent vehicle to consider when it comes to marketing your company's products and services. Please click here for more information regarding our Sponsorship Packages.

Should our sponsorship opportunities not fit your marketing plan or budget, the association encourages you to consider other forms of participation and we would be happy to discuss your needs.

Members Spotlight

Attorney Jeffrey WeissterAttorney Jeffrey S. Weisser was recently awarded the 2016 Western Division United States Bankruptcy Court Pro Bono Recognition Award in Worcester.  Attorney Weisser has a long and distinguished legal career, most noteworthy for his compassion and generosity in helping persons of modest economic means obtain access to the courts.Attorney Weisser first joined the Volunteer Lawyers Service (VLS) in 1985 and is among the longest-serving members of the VLS. During the period of 1985 to 2007, he accepted 27 pro bono client referrals mostly involving family law issues. In 2008, just as the foreclosure crisis was at its most severe, he answered the call of the Western Mass Foreclosure Prevention Task Force (a joint initiative of Hampden County Bar Association, legal aid and other community programs) for volunteer lawyers to counsel low-income homeowners at risk of losing their homes.  Read more.

 
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