About the SCBA

The Schenectady County Bar Association, which presently has about 300 members, was founded in 1916 for the purpose of serving the interests of the legal community. Over the years, as membership and the demand for legal services has grown, the Association’s focus has enlarged to the point where it now devotes most of its time and effort to the public good; sponsoring a moot court competition for middle and high school students, providing free legal services to eligible Schenectady County residents seeking divorces, establishing an attorney in the classroom program.  Our goal is to bring the judicial system closer to the people it serves by continuing to increase our presence in the community.

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 :
    Intro to Medicaid Planning

    12-1 p.m. at County Courthouse, 612 State St., Schenectady

    Speaker: Patricia Shevy

    1.0 - areas of professional practice

    Part of Brown Bag @ Courthouse CLE series

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  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 :
    Luncheon Meeting and CLE

    Doors open 11:30 a.m. - meeting at noon

    Followed by 1-hour CLE: Surrogate's Court Procedures, presented by Hon. Paul Morgan

    Water's Edge Lighthouse Terrace Room, Glenville

    $25 members; $30 others - register at door

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  • Monday, May 21, 2018 :
    Real Estate Practice Seminar

    8 a.m. registration and continental breakfast; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. program

    Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia

    Multiple CLE hours

    Watch for agenda and registration information

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