Hastings County Law Association

Contact Information

Quinte Consolidated Courthouse
15 Bridge Street West, Suite 2900
Belleville, Ontario
K8P 0C7

Toll Free: 1-866-544-3310
Phone: 613-962-2280
Fax: 613-962-1611
Email: hcla@on.aibn.com
Key Contact: Judith Dale, Library & Information Technician
Website: Visit Website
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm


Approximately 125 lawyers in the cities of Belleville, Trenton and the environs of Stirling, Madoc, Tweed, Bancroft, Tyendinaga Territory and Picton.

Circulation Policy:

Reference texts on 24 hour loan only and the balance of the collection on two week loan.

Special Collections:

Reporting: The Notable British Trials series (13 volumes), Mew’s Digest of English Case Law (1810-1924), All-England Reports (1936-1991) and Canada Supreme Court Reports (1876-1922).


The Hastings County Law Association appointed their first library assistant, Lily Garghan, in 1976. Prior to that date, the library functioned through the combined efforts of lawyers who volunteered their services to manage the collection. In 1990, the HCLA was incorporated, officers were appointed and the library was fixed as the registered office for the corporation.

Computer User Workstations:



The law library is situated two floors down from Family Court at Century Place, Belleville. The library provides seating space for seven and includes study carrels and three work stations.


Elevator available as required.