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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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 2023 Scholarship were due on Friday, March 24, 2023.  Please check back in Fall of 2023 for the 2024 Scholarship Application.

Upcoming Events



The Highlands County Bar Association celebrates Law Day every year. Law Day will be held locally on Thursday, April 27, 2023 with the theme: "Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility, and Collaboration."  

Our local program includes student essay and poster contests, and opportunities for a local attorney or judge to speak with students in classrooms around Highlands County. Contest winners will be recognized during our Law Day 2023 Children's Program event.

The deadline for contest entries was March 10, 2023. Please check back in Fall of 2023 for contest packets for Law Day 2024.

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P.O. Box 2826
Lake Placid, Florida 33862

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