Joining HCBA Sections is the most popular way to get involved in the local legal community – and for good reason.

You connect with attorneys who understand the unique aspects of your practice area and who help you gain knowledge and insight on the latest developments in the law.

You can join as many HCBA sections as you’d like – there is no additional cost beyond HCBA membership and section CLEs are free to attend at our HCBA office. Sign up today, start attending section activities, and get the most of your section experience. 

Sections based on career stage or type of practice:

  • New Lawyers Section

    A "new lawyer" is a lawyer who has been admitted to practice before the Minnesota Supreme Court within the past six years, or is 36 years of age or younger. The New Lawyers Section of the HCBA consists of those new lawyers, and currently enrolled law students, who have joined our association. The Section organizes programs that promote professional development, community outreach, networking opportunities, and social events.

  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Solo & Small Firm

Substantive law sections based on practice area:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Business & Securities Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor Remedies
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance & Tort Law
  • Juvenile Law 
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Probate & Trust Law
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Real Property
  • Tax Law
  • Workers' Compensation
See the complete list of HCBA groups and make your selections today.
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