The Westchester County Bar Association
, established on February 11, 1896, is a not-for-profit corporation based in White Plains, New York
, with a voluntary membership of more than 2,200 lawyers.
The Association consists of seven Sections and more than sixty Committees, led by a team of Officers and Board of Directors. The current president through May 2010 is Peter P. Zeltner.
The bar association offers lawyer referrals to the public, and affords lawyers an opportunity to meet and interact with others in their field to enhance their practice.The association offers links to needed services such as court interpreters and online access to legal forms.
The WCBA provides attorney, affiliate, and law student members with opportunities to help shape Westchester's legal community and to maintain the high standards of the legal profession. The society publishes a monthly newsletter, and information is available through regular mailings and online. The Westchester Bar Journal is published semi-annually.