About Us

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


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.


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.


April 16, 2014

April membership Luncheon

The Howard County Bar Association's April membership luncheon will be held at Union Jacks at 11:30 a.m. on April 16, 2014. The event ...


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April 7, 2014

High School Mock Trial Scores Needed April 8, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.

High School Mock Trial Scorers Needed Howard County will host a Citizens Law Related Education Program/MSBA High School Mock Trial Regional Competition on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm. The competition is a quarterfinal match featuring Circuit championship Mock Trial teams vying to advance to the next round of competition, and ...