Michigan Bar Associations
Michigan Bar Associations - Statewide
- Michigan State Bar, Lansing
306 Townsend Street, Lansing 48933, Phone: (517) 372-9030
The State Bar shall aid in promoting improvements in the administration of justice and advancements in jurisprudence, in improving relations between the legal profession and the public, and in promoting the interest of the legal profession in this State.
- Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan (HBAM), Royal Oak
The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan (HBAM) was formed in 1991 to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, promote reforms in the law, facilitate the administration of justice, and elevate the standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession in the State of Michigan.
- Michigan Creditors Bar Association (MCBA), Flushing
To elevate the practice of collection law. To provide our members with educational seminars and opportunities for networking and the open exchange of ideas. To promote legislation and court rules to strengthen and improve the judicial system.
Michigan Bar Associations - Local
- D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, Troy
The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association was formed October 4, 1990, as a special purpose bar association recognized by the State Bar of Michigan. It was founded as a proactive organization of diverse attorneys, with a mission of promoting legal practice opportunities for minorities and women and to facilitate equal justice for all citizens in Oakland County. Membership includes a racially diverse coalition of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals. The mission of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association is to increase minority representation in the legal profession, support and encourage legal practice opportunities for minorities, and facilitate equal justice for underserved members of the Oakland County community.
- Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association (DMBA), Detroit
The Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Its mission is to facilitate programs that improve the quality of life and help meet the legal needs of the underserved community in the Detroit metropolitan area, to provide educational opportunities for the community and legal profession through partnerships with members of the legal community and related professions, and to provide funding for initiatives of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association.CLE
- Genesse Couty Bar Association, Flint
The Genesee County Bar Association exists to serve the professional needs of our members, improve the justice system, and educate the public about the law and the role of lawyers.
- Grand Rapids Bar Association, Grand Rapids
The association has been the vehicle through which lawyers have worked to address challenges demanding flexibility and change: lawyer advertising; increasing specialization; increasing numbers of lawyers; the economy; the need to encourage and welcome women and minority lawyers into the practice; and the increasing use of technology to run law offices and conduct legal research.
- Grand Traverse Leelanau Antrim Bar Association (GTLA Bar), Traverse City
The Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association is a Michigan not-for-profit corporation whose members are attorneys principally practicing in Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Antrim counties. Its mission is to maintain the highest professional standards and competence among attorneys, to promote collegiality and camaraderie among attorneys, to improve the administration of justice, and to provide law-related service and education to its members and the public.
- Ingham County Bar Association (ICBA), Lansing
Founded in 1895, the Ingham County Bar Association continues its 113-year tradition of service to the legal profession and the greater Lansing community, bringing lawyers together to join in a strong organization that works to achieve objectives that transcend the individual. The ICBA is proud to provide programs and services designed to improve our local judicial system, foster & enhance the quality of legal services in our community, and provide educational and professional programs for our members.
- Kalamazoo County Bar Association, Kalamazoo
The Kalamazoo County Bar Association, and its individual members, work every day to improve the administration of justice in Kalamazoo County to improve relations between our profession and the public, and to enhance the professional development of lawyers living and working in this community.
- Livonia Bar Association, Livonia
The Bar Association is a professional organization of attorneys and counselors who strive to provide excellent legal services in Livonia, Michigan and surrounding areas.
- Macomb County Bar Association (MCBA), Mount Clemens
The legal profession as practiced in Macomb County has retained much of its essential character. Most lawyers still engage in the general practice of law, either individually or in small firms. The bench and bar maintain a collegial relationship. The Macomb County Court Building has a navigable atmosphere.CLE
- Muskegon County Bar Association, Muskegon
The Bar Association is also sponsoring the Liberty Bell Award, which recognizes outstanding service performed by a non-lawyer citizen who has given time and energy to strengthen the effectiveness of the American system of justice. We are seeking nominations for this Award and invite you to complete the nomination form.
- O’Boyle, Cowell, Blalock & Associates Inc, Grand Rapids
O’Boyle, Cowell, Blalock & Associates, Inc. (OCBA) is a Michigan Corporation specializing in landscape architecture and site planning that was founded in 1964. The main goal of our planning and design efforts for the past 42 years has been to create and preserve outdoor spaces that exceed our clients’ expectations. The fact that the majority of our design work continues into implementation, and therefore is enjoyed by the intended user, indicates to us that we are achieving this goal.
- Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), Bloomfield Hills
To serve the citizens of Oakland County and the legal profession through the funding of programs that foster the honor, integrity and welfare of the legal system, improve its equality, accessibility and affordability, maintain the excellence of the Adams-Pratt Oakland County Law Library and educate the public about the role of lawyers in our society.
- Saginaw County Bar Association (SCBA), Saginaw
The purpose or purposes of this corporation are as follows: To maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of the law, to increase its usefulness in promoting the due administration of justice, to cultivate social intercourse among its members, and to acquire and maintain a law library.
- Shiawassee County Bar Association, Corunna
The Shiawassee Bar Association has been an organized group of judges, attorneys and prosecutors for over 100 years. It meets monthly to discuss how to improve the system of justice in the mid-Michigan area. Annually, on Law Day, it awards the Liberty Bell Award to a deserving recipient who has aided local justice.
- Washtenaw County Bar Association, Ann Arbor
- Wolverine Bar Association, Detroit
The Wolverine Bar Association was established by a number of African-American attorneys during the 1930’s. It was organized to coordinate the energies and talents of the increasing number of African-Americans admitted to practice throughout Michigan. From its inception, the Wolverine Bar Association assumed a leadership role in community and political activities. That role continues to be paramount in its endeavors today.