Welcome to the Hampden County Bar Association!
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.
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
Ms. Daniella Bessarabora - Student, WNEU School of Law
Ms. Maureen C. Dennis - Student, WNEU School of Law
Amanda M. Dickinson, Esquire
Mr. Kemar Hart - Student, WNEU School of Law
Mara R. Lopez, Esquire - Community Legal Aid
Mr. Sean McCabe - Student, WNEU School of Law
Ms. Jennifer L. Moreau - Paralegal, Connor & Morneau, LLP
Ms. Samantha Wladich - Student, WNEU School of Law
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 2019-2020 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 Friday, May 31, 2019. 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 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship is based on merit and financial need. All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Please click here for the application.
Attorney Dorothy Varon, Lead Counsel of Corporate Law at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, is our Spotlight Member of the month. Dorothy has been active on the Hampden County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Advisory Committee since its inception and has been a leader in Pro Bono advocacy for over 15 years. She is a passionate supporter of the Hampden County Legal Clinic and an integral part of its continued success. Dorothy has become a mentor to our Pro Bono Director and is always available to lend a hand or give advice.
Attorney Varon was a Board of Director ... Read more.