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President's Message

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!

2024-2025 Highlands County Bar Association

Board of Directors / Officers

Cayman Hargaden, President

Peter Brewer, Immediate Past President

Todd Scholl, President-Elect

Kevin D’Espies, Treasurer

Rhonda Whittaker, Secretary

Brett Hargaden, Director

Michael Durham, Director

Christina Henry, 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 2024 scholarship are now closed.  The 2025 Scholarship Application will be available in Fall of 2024.

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 2024 contests submissions are now closed.  Contest packets for Law Day 2025 will be available in Fall of 2024.  

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P.O. Box 2826
Lake Placid, Florida 33862

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