Over 116 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 115 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

James S. Rizzo, Esq.

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE  “Don’t count the days; make the days count.” - Muhammad Ali -  With the warmer weather finally arriving and the COVID restrictions either eliminated or reduced dramatically, at least for the time being, I’m happy to report that numerous OCBA in-person events are actively moving forward.  The April 22nd Utica Comets night was a great success.  There was a full house in attendance with excellently catered food and drink.  There was also a moving tribute during the game to attorney and veteran Norm Deep for hi … read more

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