The Hartford County Bar Association

The HCBA is a voluntary not-for-profit association of lawyers and judges in Hartford County, dedicated to promoting public service and furthering the principles of law and justice.


Hartford County Bar Association Member Benefits 

HCBA Member Benefits

For more than 230 years the Hartford County Bar Association has created a connected membership whose shared purpose has been to advance the administration of justice while upholding and improving the professional standards of the legal profession. It has provided a foundation from which its members have shared not only a common vision but a common bond of friendship.

The advantages and benefits of membership to the HCBA are many:

 Membership opportunities for:

  • Networking and socializing within the diverse Hartford County legal community
  • Leadership roles within a committee, as a member of our non-profit board of directors or as an officer
  • Direct involvement in community service
  • Public speaking and participation on “Law Talk” radio program
  • Meeting and working with many of Bar Association’s active Judicial members
  • Having a direct impact upon the improvement of the judicial system

Membership provides access to:

  • A redesigned Website with news and information on events and programs
  • Continuing Legal Education programs:
  • Led by local practitioners, scholars and guest speakers, HCBA offers an extensive selection of seminars and workshops that help Hartford County lawyers develop practice skills and stay on top of fast- changing legal developments.
  • Lawyer Referral Service: Client referral opportunities from HCBA’s referral service program

Membership = financial savings:

  • Low Annual Dues with dues waived for newly admitted lawyers’ first year
  • Member discount rates at all Hartford County Bar Association events
  • Significant annual savings on all Continuing Legal Education programs

Discounts on a variety of Services:

  • Kronholm Insurance Preferred rates on professional and other liability insurance
  • Lexis Nexis Specially priced member benefit program
  • Affiniscape Merchant Solutions Offers access to a Law Firm Merchant Account and credit card services
  • ABA Book Discounts Receive 30% discount off retail price of any American Bar Association published books

Plus, members also receive access to the following benefits:

  • Individual Insurance Programs
  • Professional liability
  • Disability insurance
  • Free use of conference room at the HCBA office