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

  • Friday, May 01, 2015 :
    Law Day activities

    Join us for Law Day activities 

    9 a.m. to noon

    Schenectady Community College - Van Curler Room, Elston Hall

    Featuring: Immigration and Naturalization ceremony; awarding of the Liberty Bell for justice; presentation by SCC Dean of Business, Criminal Justice and Law; and free ask-a-lawyer legal clinics. Click here  for the agenda

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  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015 :
    Annual Real Estate Practice CLE

    8 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. program including lunch

    Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia

    For agenda and registration, click here 

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  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 :
    Spring Reception and Annual Awards

    5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Water's Edge Lighthouse, 1 Freeman's Bridge Road, Glenville

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  • Thursday, June 18, 2015 :
    Annual Meeting Luncheon

    Annual Meeting Luncheon

    Doors open 11:30 a.m.; luncheon meeting at noon

    Glen Sanders Mansion

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