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

March 30, 2015

Maryland Association for Justice - MVA Event

Join the Maryland Assocation for Justice - Criminal Law Section for a program that is designed as a nut and bolts seminar on MVA ...

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March 25, 2015

Judge Hantman Retirement

The Honorable Sue-Ellen Hantman is retiring after many years of distinguished service to the citizens of Howard County. The Howard County Bar Association, in conjunction with the Howard County Women's Bar Association and the Waring/Mitchell Law Society, cordially invites you to a retirement cocktail reception in her ...

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March 25, 2015

Executive Director

The Howard County Bar Association is seeking a part-time Executive Director.  For application details connect to the link ...

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