Over 114 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
Greetings OCBA Members: Does the State of New York or any of its governmental subdivisions have the power to require the general public to wear face coverings? The short answer is "yes", contrary to a belief popular among many. The law actually is well settled. Over 100 years ago face mask ordinances proliferated in cities and towns all over the U.S. during the 1918 - 1919 Spanish flu pandemic. There were school and business shutdowns as well. Large gatherings were prohibited. The judiciary broadly supported these measu … read more