The Schenectady County Bar Association

The Schenectady County Bar Association is an Association of lawyers, mindful of their unique role in the relationship between the community and the law. The Association is formed to facilitate the administration of justice, elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession, promote the interests and welfare of the profession, particularly of the practicing lawyer, and cherish the spirit of collegiality among its members. The SCBA was incorporated in 1916 as a nonprofit corporation.


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News and Updates

SCBA Elects 2014-15 Officers, Directors


Wednesday, July 09, 2014 :

The Schenectady Bar Association elected officers and members of the Board of Directors at the Association’s Annual Meeting.


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SCBA Presents Awards for Service in Profession


Sunday, July 06, 2014 :

The Schenectady County Bar Association presented 2014 awards for service to the public and profession.

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SCBA Honors Exemplary Service


Tuesday, August 06, 2013 :

The Schenectady Bar Association honored colleagues for exemplary service to the public and profession in awards presentation.


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Officers and Board Elected


Tuesday, August 06, 2013 :

The Schenectady Bar Association has elected officers and members of the board of directors at the Association’s Annual Meeting.

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Unveiling Honors Judges Reilly and Kramer


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 :

Supreme Court Justices Vincent J. Reilly Jr., above left, and Barry D. Kramer, unveil their portraits in Association ceremonies held at the Schenectady County courthouse. Judges Reilly and Kramer have reached retirement age but continue to serve by certification. Family, friends, and colleagues joined the applause as the judges recalled paths that led them to the law and expressed pride in being members of the profession and honor to serve on the bench.



The story was also reported on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 in The Daily Gazette:

Portraits of judges Reilly, Kramer unveiled
By Steven Cook, Gazette Reporter
Two veteran local judges saw their official portraits unveiled Wednesday...

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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 :
    September SCBA Meeting and CLE

    Water’s Edge Lighthouse, Glenville

    Evening Event: Doors open 5 pm; dinner meeting 5:30 p.m. followed by 2-hour View From the Bench CLE

    Featuring: Practice and Procedure in Court: Hon. Richard T. Aulisi, Hon. Vito C. Caruso, Hon. George B. Ceresia Jr., Hon. Christine M. Clark, and Hon. Thomas D. Nolan Jr.; and Professional Ethics: Hon. Thomas E. Mercure

    CLE credit: 1.5 hours in skills and 0.5 hours in professional ethics

    Presented by: Schenectady County Bar Association and Italian-American Bar Association

    SCBA and IABA members—$35; others—$40

    RSVP: info@schenectadycountybar.org

    Scholarships available based on financial hardship; contact info@schenectadycountybar.org


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