Over 115 Years of Service
Since 1906, the Oneida County Bar Association has existed to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of law, cultivate social relations amongst its members and promote the due administration of justice. Our association continues the 110 year tradition with our many networking opportunities, an extensive continuing legal education program, 16+ committees, many events throughout the year to partake in and the opportunity for members to give back to our community. We also exist to connect the public in need of legal services with our members through our very successful lawyer referral program.
Message from the President
OCBA Members: Reflecting on this tumultuous year, its polarizing vicissitudes, and the end of my term as OCBA President, I decided to make my final President’s message to you a reminder that representing unpopular clients and causes is the beating heart of our American system of justice. As Michael Paradis and Wells Dixon opined in the Wall Street Journal, some of our most treasured legal principles began as long shots, argued on behalf of loathsome clients. For example, the legal right to protest is protected in part because in 1977 the Ameri … read more