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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

Educational Programs & Trainings

Brown Bag Lunches

The Hampden County Bar Association offers a Brown Bag Lunch Seminar every month for Attorneys and Paralegals. These seminars are very informative and feature timely, practical coverage of topics of interest by members of our own organization who have specialized knowledge or experience on such issues. Brown Bag Lunches are conveniently offered during the courts' lunch hour at a minimal cost with a discount given to Hampden County Bar Association members. If there is any subject matter or area of law that you would be interested in as a focus for one of our seminars, or would like to be a presenter, please contact the Hampden County Bar Association at 732-4660 or click here to email us.

Experts in Residence

The Hampden County Bar Association offers more in depth training on specific areas of law focusing in on hot topics of the day and the most recent changes in the law through panel presentation. These programs are usually scheduled in the late afternoon and run three to four hours. Experts in Residence Seminars are offered at an affordable price with a discount given to Hampden County Bar Association members and are very accessible. If there is any subject matter or area of law that you would be interested in as a focus for one of our seminars, or would like to be a presenter, please contact the Hampden County Bar Association at 732-4660 or click here to email us.

How to Series

The "How To" Series educational programs are modules intended to provide basic law and specific case handling information on a particular legal topic. These seminars are open to all Hampden County Bar Association members at a minimal cost. For more information, please contact the Hampden County Bar Association at 732-4660 or click here to email us.

Practice Development Series

The Practice Development Series discusses "Real Life Lawyering". The series objective is to support lawyers, particularly new practitioners, solo practitioners and members of small firms, to improve professional skills, increase collegiality and decrease the business, liability ethical and health risks of practice. These sessions will traditionally be held 1– 2 pm and are being offered free of charge.  Lunch will be provided.  Please watch for more details regarding future programs.  If you have suggestions for future topics, please click here to email us.