Advancing professionalism among our members while serving our community.

The Highlands County Bar Association serves attorneys and other legal professionals in Florida's heartland with promotion and advancement of professionalism, networking, continuing legal education, and opportunities to serve our community. 

Our objectives are to maintain the high ideals of the legal profession and to support activities that encourage respect and appreciation of the law, the legal profession, and the administration of justice.

From this website you can submit an application for our local Bar, find a lawyer for your particular problem, or learn about upcoming HCBA events.

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Information for Schools & Students

The Justice Parker Lee McDonald Law Library and the Highlands County Bar Association are pleased to announce the Law Day 2022 theme: "Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change" with an awards ceremony for student contests to be held Thursday, May 19, 2022.

The 2022 Law Day Packet contains the entry form, rules, and deadlines for the student essay and student poster contests as well as information on how to secure an attorney speaker for classroom presentations. 

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The Janette Seamans Branham Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Highlands County Bar Association, provides a full tuition scholarship to South Florida State College for up to 2 years, and is open to graduating high school seniors of Highlands County, Florida.

Applications for the 2022 Scholarship are now closed.  The 2023 application will be available in Fall of 2022.

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Lake Placid, Florida 33862

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