Advancing professionalism among our members while serving our community.
Thank you for your interest in the Highlands County Bar Association. The judges and attorneys of the HCBA are dedicated to upholding the highest legal and ethical standards, providing educational and collaborative opportunities for our members, and working cooperatively to ensure the Highlands County justice system efficiently and effectively serves the community. Please JOIN US today!
2022-2023 Highlands County Bar Association
Board of Directors / Officers
Garrett Roberts, President
Shannon L. Nash, Immediate Past President
Peter Brewer, President-Elect
Kevin D’Espies, Treasurer
Todd Scholl, Secretary
Jocelyn K. Skipper, Director
Daniel Payne, Director
Annual Civic Events
In honor and memory of our beloved colleague, attorney Janie Branham, the HCBA proudly sponsors the Janette Seamans Branham Memorial Scholarship, which provides a full tuition scholarship (2 years) for a graduating high school senior of Highlands County, Florida to attend South Florida State College. Applications for the 2023 scholarship are now closed. The 2024 Scholarship Application will be available in Fall of 2023.
The Highlands County Bar Association celebrates Law Day every year. Our local program includes student essay and student poster contests, and opportunities for a local attorney or judge to come and speak to students in classrooms around Highlands County. Law Day 2023 contests submissions are now closed. Contest packets for Law Day 2024 will be available in Fall of 2023.