About Us

howard county courthouseThe Howard County Bar Association was established in 1941.

MISSION

The Mission of the Howard County Bar Association, Inc. (HCBA) is to promote excellence in the practice of law and the administration of justice through service, education, advocacy, and collegiality for the benefit of the profession and the community.

VISION

The Howard County Bar Association, Inc. (HCBA) is an organization dedicated to serving the cause of justice and building respect and understanding for the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Maryland, and the laws thereof.

Our members include lawyers and judges primarily engaged in the practice of law and the adjudication of cases and controversies.

Howard County is a vital, growing community which is representative of our country and our culture. Our members are representative of the county. We seek to serve the public by providing effective representation to all.

Through continued encouragement and participation in civic and legal affairs, we hope to inspire respect for the ideals of our society. Through ongoing efforts to sustain and improve our ability and effectiveness, we hope to foster good citizenship good government and enhance the legal profession. If we hold to these goals, we enrich our own lives and inspire others to do likewise.

The profession of law is proud and noble. We seek to continue to strive for justice for all and are proud to be accorded the honor to do so. To sustain freedom, we must be faithful to the law and see that it is the means to achieve justice and never an instrument of suppression.

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 15, 2014

October Luncheon

Join us for our October Luncheon with Judge Battaglia and a discussion on COA Decisions. October 15, 2014 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  For more ...

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Latest News

September 26, 2014

Howard County Bar Association Family Law Section Members

Dear Howard County Bar Association Family Law Section Members: We hope you had a wonderful summer and are enjoying the first few days of Fall. We are excited about planning an upcoming year with informative breakfasts and presentations on some of the latest issues in family law. In that vein, we would like to gauge the interest of the members on ...

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September 24, 2014

News From The State's Attorney's Office

Please follow the link below for pertinent information regarding the Diversion ...

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