The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar

Mission Statement

The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar exists to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of the law; to promote legal science and the administration of justice; to promote the efficiency and integrity of the judicial process; to establish and/or provide for organized entities or facilities for the furnishing of legal services to all citizens; and to apply its knowledge and experience in the field of law to the promotion of the public good.

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Latest Announcements


February 25, 2015

2015 Book Award Deadline March 31

The Foundation Book Award is given to a graduating third or fourth year law student who has made an outstanding contribution to the legal community by demonstrating commitment to the community through public service. Our purpose in creating this award was to promote public service by lawyers and to stimulate such interest starting in law school.

One award is available to be given each year at each Connecticut law school. The award consists of a recently published book as well as a cash prize of $500. Click here for application. 

The Foundation approves $5,000 in Donations to Two Local Nonprofits

The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar has approved $5,000 in donations to two nonprofit groups in support of needed services in New Haven County. The Diaper Bank and BHCare: The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services each received a $2,500 grant to support their programs. Click here for photos of the check presentation.