The HCBA is your connection to:

  • Local lawyers
  • The 4th District bench
  • New clients and contacts
  • Practice management resources
  • Community outreach and pro bono


HCBA members benefit from and provide support for:

  • Committee- and Section-sponsored programs and CLEs, with discounts for HCBA members. Additional fees apply to join most sections.
  • Signature HCBA CLEs and programs offered during the year. These events are free or deeply discounted for HCBA members, and many will be offered exclusively to HCBA members.
  • Mentoring and networking for every stage of your career.
  • Social events connect you with colleagues and the legal community.
  • Practice development and training.
  • Diversity and pipeline development initiatives for the profession and the local community.
  • High standards of professionalism through awards and recognition, educational programs, and the 4th District Ethics Committee.
  • Management and leadership experience through committee work and HCBA projects and initiatives.
  • Minnesota Lawyer Referral & Information Service: an affordable way to market your law practice and find new clients.
  • Promotion of access to justice for the people of Hennepin County through the Bar Foundation.
    Interaction with the Fourth District Court Bench through programs, social events, training, and advocacy efforts.
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network: The pro bono arm of the HCBA, supported substantially by HCBA and HCBF funding, provides a wide range of opportunities for pro bono.
  • Subscription to the Hennepin Lawyer, featuring insightful articles on substantive legal issues and the practice of law, profiles of the bar and bench, and spotlights on members, events, and association activities.
  • Leadership development, including the LINC program (Leaders Impacting the Nonprofit Community) and the Institute for Leadership in the Legal Profession.
  • Legal education and outreach to the community, including an attorney speakers bureau, and resources for teens and teachers.
 
Changes to HCBA Sections and Introducing New Signature Programs
May 04, 2022
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From the MSBA, HCBA, and RCBA Presidents: Statement on the Death of Amir Locke
Feb 08, 2022
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Members: Sign up for new Tri-Bar CLE Planning Group
Nov 16, 2021
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