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Hampden County
Bar Association
P.O. Box 559 ยท 50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01102-0559

Telephone: (413) 732-4660
Facsimile: (413) 732-6882

Benefits - Connect with the HCBA and Save!

What is an HCBA membership worth?

Hall of Justice Member Conveniences:

Charging Station
If you find yourself at the Hall of Justice and the battery in your cell phone, tablet or computer needs to be recharged, The HCBA can help!  We have set up a charging station in our office for member use while in court.

Coffee Stop
The HCBA now has a Keurig for our members to enjoy! A cup of coffee/tea is only 75¢ and can be purchased in our office. Don't forget, your "cup of joe" has to be consumed in our lobby and can't be taken into the courtrooms. Members can also take advantage of use of a microwave oven also located in our lobby for quick warm-ups.

Computer Terminal w/Internet Access & Wireless Internet
Members have access to the computer terminal in our lobby that is equipped with Internet service, Microsoft Office and a printer. For those members with laptops, we also have the wireless router that we installed for our members who would like to access the Internet. Both of these services are available exclusively to our members. Please stop in or e-mail us to register for use and to obtain the password. WE HAVE UPDATED OUR COMPUTER TERMINALS!

Documents Served 
The HCBA lobby has a Drop Box for attorneys who require documents to be served through the Hampden County Sheriff. The sheriff's office picks up documents daily. (Typically between 1-2pm)

Photocopier Benefits
We have a copier in our lobby for use by our members while at the Hampden County Hall of Justice. Many of our members have already taken advantage of this useful benefit. All you need to get started is your user code. If you would like to have your code emailed to you, please click here to send us an email.

Notary Service
Our office has notary publics on staff to assist attorneys and clients who may need a last minute document witnessed.

Springfield Thunderbirds' Tickets 2016-2017 Season
The Hampden County Bar Association is pleased to support the NEW Springfield Thunderbirds this year as a season ticket holder. HCBA members are eligible to enter their name into a raffle to win a pair of hockey tickets (2) for each Thunderbirds' home game.

Member Discount Programs

ABA Webstore:

Save 15 % on American Bar Association web store purchases
 including books, CLE course materials and other products.  This discount is only available to Hampden County Bar Association members.  Please click here to request via email the discount code which you will need at checkout.  For further information on what is available, click here to visit the ABA WebStore.

AXiA Group, Millbrook Benefits, & LePage Financial Insurance Services

  • Discounts on various insurance products including Professional Liability.
  • Waiver of annual fee of $125.00 to access group health insurance for small groups.
  • One stop shopping and personalized service.
  • Millbrook has custom designed insurance solutions to meet your specific needs.
  • Click here for more details
  • http://www.millbrookbenefits.com/home.htm

AXIA Insurance Benefits Reminder for Members 

Are you sure that your Insurance coverage is correct? You need to know this before you need the coverage.  AXiA offers a free coverage analysis for:
Personal Insurance
      Auto, home umbrella
Business Insurance
      Professional
      Property and liability
      Automobile
      Workers compensation
      Life & Health
      Disability
In addition you can sign up for notifications to alert you when:
     • Your inspection sticker is due
     • Your license is up for renewal
     • Or your registration is due to renew
.......And it's free!
On certain polices we have an additional discount of 5% only for members of the Hampden Bar Association!  For more information, contact the AXia Group at 413-205-AXia(2942). http://www.axiagroup.net

Bob's Computer Services

10 % discount
 on computer repairs, data security, upgrades and installation of software for email encryption at Bob’s Computer Service, (413) 204-8339 or info@bobscomputerrepairs.com

Brylo Auto (formerly Silk's Auto)

Save 15 %
 on automotive maintenance/repaircar detailing and tinting at Brylo Auto f/ka/ Silk’s Auto Service, 51 Dale Street, Springfield, MA, (413) 733-9157.  Silk's Auto is now doing business with Brylo Auto.



 

 

 

ALL members of the Hampden County Bar Association receive a 10% to 20% discount on all of their premium services. They have four offices across Massachusetts and Rhode Island that are available for your depositions, client meetings, arbitrations and videoconferencing needs.  Membership to the Lawyers Conference Centers is also available and provides you with meeting and work space in any of their four offices for one low monthly rate (membership also entitles you to additional discounts!) Use your Hampden County Bar membership to receive discounts on the following services:

• 10% discount on depositions;
• 10% discount on legal transcriptions;
• 10% discount on video conferencing & videography services
• 10% discount on email encryption

"Lawyers Conference Center" members receive an additional 10% discount on all the above services!

Office locations in Springfield, Worcester, Boston and Providence, RI.

To take advantage of these benefits contact Catuogno Court Reporting & StenTel Transcription at (413) 746-8100 or visit their website at www.catuogno.us.

CentricPro Management Services, Inc. & Smith Brothers 

CentricPro Management Services, Inc., (a CATIC Financial Inc., company) and Smith Brothers Insurance LLC., are offering a special benefit option for lawyers' professional liability insurance available only to Hampden County Bar Association Members.  The Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance Program offers you a competitive alternative for your professional liability needs. As an added benefit, this program provides you with access to a team of trusted advisors who specialize in mitigating exposures that are unique to law firms. Click here for more information.

Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co.

Disability insurance discount by Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co., A Member of the MassMutual Financial Group, for the Hampden County Bar Association is as follows:

  • 10%        Association Discount 
  • 15%        Multi-Life Discount for 3 – 20 lives
  • 25%        Multi-Life Discount for 21 – 100 lives
  • 35%        Multi-Life Discount for 100 plus lives

All of the multi-life policies are gender neutral rates.  For more information contact Mark W. Britain at (413) 539-2309 or (413) 204-7987 or via email at mbrittain@charteroakfinancial.com.

Hampden County Bar Association is proud to announce its partnership with Citizens Bank.

If the idea of lightening student loan payments sounds appealing to you, this unique partnership may be the answer. With over three decades of experience in education finance, Citizens is dedicated to helping you take control of your student loan payments with the Citizens Bank Education Refinance Loan®. 

If you are approved, you will receive a $500 reduction of your principal balance at the time of your first payment.* This is a special offer for Hampden County Bar Association members and their familys. Click here for more information about this new benefit. Click here to begin your refinance to reduce your student loan principal by $500.

EsqSites123.com provides attorneys with low-cost website design and hosting packages. As a member of the HCBA, you are entitled to a 25% savings on any of their already low-priced website packages! For more information, please visit our member page at http://esqsites123.com/jumpPage/hcba/.

HCBA Continuing Legal Education
Save up to 15% on all HCBA Educational Programs

 

 

 

LawPay is the proven payment solution for attorneys. Recommended by 46 state bar associations and used by more than 35,000 law firms, LawPay offers a simple, secure solution for accepting credit cards online. Designed specifically to meet the compliance and financial requirements of the legal industry, LawPay correctly separates earned and unearned fees, so you can rest assured that your transactions are always handled correctly. 

LawPay is proud to partner with the Hampden County Bar Association. To learn more or to get started, visit lawpay.com/hcbar or call (866) 376-0950.



 

20 % discount on new subscriptions to LexisNexis Matthew Bender Publications and Annotate Laws of Massachusetts:

  • 20 % discount on new LexisNexis Online Research Subscriptions
  • 30 % discount on LexisNexis Total Practice Advantage Subscriptions
  • HCBA members receive a free practice profile listing in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

 For more information contact Ryan Cayer at (860) 655-4128 or via email at ryan.cayer@lexisnexis.com.


 

 

Just by being a member of HAMPDEN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, you now have access to discount pricing on a variety of products and services. HAMPDEN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION has partnered with National Purchasing Partners, a free discount program with no purchasing obligations.

Share Savings with Your Employees at No Cost to You.  Hampden County Bar Association members can offer firm employees discounts through NPP. Employee Discounts include: 1800 Flowers, Spy Optic, Best Buy, Expedia, ClubW, PetFirst Pet Insurance, LifeLock and myAutoloan. Click here to enroll your firm with NPP and help your employees start saving today!

To learn more, click here to register.  Once you submit your registration you will receive a confirmation email and be contacted by an NPP representative to explain how the program works.  For help registering or with questions regarding discounts please contact 800.810.3909 or customerservice@mynpp.com.

New England Business Machines

Members of the Hampden County Bar Association, bring a letter confirming yo are a member in good standing and receive a 20% discount on a new copier lease from New England Business Machines. Discounts apply to new leases only and include the copier machine, service, parts and supplies. This would be for new leases only. Please email, CALL US: (413) 739-5775 or Fax: (413) 731-5118.

Paychex

20 % discount off Paychex payroll processing charges. For more information contact Jamie Scherban at (413) 731-8930 ext. 47954 or via email at jscherban@paychex.com. (Mention National Account Code 5712.)

Pensions & Benefits Associates, Inc. 

  • Reduce plan document fee
  • Reduce base in per participant rates
     

  • If you are cleaning out or purging in regards to the casino project, additional volume discounts are being offered to HCBA members.
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  • 20 % or More Off Shredding Services ~ Click here for discount pricing.

Smart Scan   http://smartscanit.com/

  • SmartScan would like to give Hampden County Bar members an edge by helping them go digital
  • Now Offering 15% Off Regular Rates for Hampden County Bar Members.   Click here for Details
  • Click Here for Smart Scan Brochure

Thompson Reuters Legal

20 % discount off the purchase of new subscriptions to Westlaw Forms and on any print volume from West’s Massachusetts Practice Series.

15 % discount on new subscriptions to West Case Notebook with LiveNote technology. Free trial for WestlawNext. Contact Karen Katz, Esq. at Karen.katz@thomsonreuters.com or 617-935-9331.



Save up to 50% on UPS overnight and 2 day shipping products through Unishippers.  Hampden County Bar Association has revised our Member Benefit Program offered by Unishippers/UPS to save you, even more, money! This member benefit is available to Hampden County Bar Association members who, currently spending $10,000 or less per year on their shipping needs, and do not currently use UPS for 100% of their shipping needs.  Click here for more information on this member benefit and how to get started.