Hampden County Bar Association Serving Lawyers, the Justice System and the Public
Hampden County Bar Association
P.O. Box 559 ยท 50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01102-0559
P: (413) 732-4660
F: (413) 732-6882
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Hampden County Bar Association

Springfield Juvenile, Housing Court

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Welcome to the Hampden County Bar Association! Now included with your membership is access to Casemaker, a comprehensive legal research program. To access this member benefit login to our website and click the Casemaker logo. Please stop by or call our office if you need assistance logging on the HCBA website.

*Some reduced rate membership categories excluded.

Palmer District Court

For Attorneys & Judiciary

The Hampden County Bar Association is one of the oldest professional organizations in the Commonwealth. Our long-standing traditions of quality and service to our members and the community help us sustain a strong, active membership.

If you are already a member, log on to our members-only section to enjoy our online directories, newsletters, and weekly updates.

Membership in the HCBA is open to any attorney or judge living or working in Hampden County, Massachusetts. If you’re considering membership click below for more information.

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Check out the online Pictorial Directory.

Chicopee District Court

For Law Students

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.

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Hampden County Superior Court

For the Public

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

  • Lawyer Referral & Information Service
  • Lawyer for the Day Programs
  • Fee Arbitrations
  • Veteran's Initiative, and more.

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Of Interest

Welcome to the newest members of the Hampden County Bar Association!

Ms. Kathleen Arcuri - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Janee Bedford - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Alundai Benjamin - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Brenton Buchholz - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Mary Deneen - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Jennifer Diggles - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Tinuke A. Fadairo - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Jacquelyn D. Fishkin, Esquire - Community Legal Aid
Mr. Nicholas Glanville - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Eric R. Harrell - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Ryan Hartnett - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Shriya Kumar - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. David LaJeunesse - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Mr. Joseph McCoy - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Tara Morrison - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Julie Page - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Ms. Shama Patel - Student, Western New England University School of Law
Jeremy B. Powers, Esquire
Ms. Courtney Rafus- Student, Western New England University School of Law
Sarah M. Richard, Esquire - Fitzgerald Attorneys At Law, P.C.
Mr. Anthony C. Sotolotto- Student, Western New England Unversity School of Law
Ms. Trisana Spence - Student, Western New England Unversity School of Law
Marianne D. Spencer, Esquire
Mr. Aidan Sullivan - Student, Western New England Unversity School of Law
Jessica Swetcky, Esquire
Ms. Heidi K. Waugh - Student, Western New England Unversity School of Law

Protecting our Protectors Program - Volunteers Needed

The Hampden County Bar Association would like to thank the attorneys who have volunteered for our new pro bono program, Protecting Our Protectors, read more... 

New Lawyers' Section Annual Toy & Food Drives

The Hampden County Bar Association's New Lawyers' Section is holding its annual Toy & Holiday Food Drive. The NLS is asking local attorneys and members of the legal community to consider donating unopened, unwrapped, new toys or making a cash donation (via check payable to Toys for Tots), as well as non-perishable food items for Open Pantry.  Click here for more information, including drop-off locations.

HCBA Sponsorship Opportunities

The Hampden County Bar Association offers a variety of annual sponsorship levels. These packages offer a clear picture of how your company can benefit while making an impact on our legal community and the services we are able to offer the public. Depending on the package you choose, your company will be prominently recognized in our event promotions such as email blasts and notices, as well as in our monthly newsletter. Website links are also available. HCBA sponsorships are an excellent vehicle to consider when it comes to marketing your company's products and services. Please click here for more information regarding our Sponsorship Packages.

Should our sponsorship opportunities not fit your marketing plan or budget, the association encourages you to consider other forms of participation and we would be happy to discuss your needs.

Members Spotlight

Attorney Mary SochaAttorney Mary Socha has been a practicing family law attorney for over 40 years.  Attorney Socha has been on the Children’s Law Project Advisory Board since its inception nearly 20 years ago and is one of only a handful of attorneys who have been a panel member since the program began.  As a member of the Advisory Board Mary has helped organize and moderate two educational programs each year.

As a panel member, Attorney Socha regularly represents children in high conflict cases involving pro se litigants   Read more.

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