Over 117 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 117 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.

“There can be no justice without law and order … there can be no law and order without justice.” – Hon. Hugh R. Jones As I write my final President’s Message, I want to start by thanking the other Officers, Board and members for all the volunteer hours and hard work that keeps the OCBA an active and vital entity.  Of course, I have to give a multitude of thanks and accolades to our long-standing Executive Director Diane Parslow, who keeps all of our myriad activities on task and manages our day to day operations. I would also like to acknowledge a … read more

Member Updates and Upcoming Events

  • Free Legal Research Program for OCBA Members To access Fastcase you must always log in to your bar association website www.oneidacountybar.org and click on the Fastcase “Log In” link.
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