About Us

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

MISSION

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.

VISION

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

December 1, 2014

Wayne Robey Swearing In

The Circuit Court for Howard County and the Howard County Bar Association cordially invite you to the Swearing-In Ceremony of Wayne Robey, Clerk of ...

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October 21, 2014

Positions Open at Carney Kelehan

The following two positions are open at Carney Kelehan. REAL ESTATE ASSOCATE Immediate opening in thriving real estate group of multi-faceted Columbia/ Annapolis law firm (Columbia office) for high-energy, motivated associate with 3-5+ years experience in complex real estate transactions. HUD and government agency lending experience ...

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October 21, 2014

Balcerzak & Bartlett relocation of offices

Ann M. Balcerzak and Marylen T. Bartlett of Balcerzak & Bartlett are pleased to announce the relocation of their offices to 10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 900 Columbia, Maryland 21044 As of November 1, 2014 410.884.4061 410.290.6600 410.884.4062 annbalcerzakatty@verizon.net ...

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