Court of Appeals

Division One

Legal Associations

American Bar Association provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) works to increase professional opportunities for Hispanics in the legal profession, and to address issues of concern to the national Hispanic community. Legal education and civil rights have been fundamental concerns of the HNBA from the beginning.

Los Abogados is the incorporated, non-profit, local Hispanic Bar Association of Maricopa County, Arizona. It is an affiliated organization of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) and represents the interests of Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, law students and the general Hispanic community throughout Arizona.

Maricopa County Bar Association exists for the benefit of its members, the legal profession, the judicial system and the public. The association supports fair opportunities for attorneys and all persons regardless of their ethnic background, religion or gender.

Pima County Bar Association's mission is to provide service and leadership to the public and to the profession, to provide to all people of Pima County access to and awareness of the law, and to promote respect for and satisfaction in the profession.

The State Bar of Arizona performs many administrative and regulatory functions on behalf of the Arizona Supreme Court in fulfillment of both organizations' missions to protect the public. The State Bar administers lawyer discipline and mandatory continuing legal education functions.

Arizona Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) is a statewide organization that promotes and encourages the success of women lawyers by providing members with information and support, by fostering connections among women lawyers, and by monitoring and celebrating the successes of members and women lawyers in at large in our community.

The Arizona Black Bar is the successor organization of the Hayzel B. Daniels Bar Association, which was formerly known as the Arizona Black Lawyers Association.  Our mission is to enhance the professional lives of its members; to further the cause of justice in Arizona through active participation in the court system and other bar associations; recognize its special  duty to the public; and enhance the public perception of African-American lawyers.