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Who We Are


President’s Letter

2014 – 2015 President’s Letter

Taa Grays photoDear MBBA Members and Supporters,

It is with great pride and honor that I come before you as the President of such an amazing Association. This year’s goals for MBBA are: (1) Being a Stakeholder in the Legal Profession to advance Diversity and Inclusion, (2) Enhancing our Member Experience, and (3) Focusing our Community Services Efforts on Supporting Domestic Violence Victims.

The “ask” to you: (1) Join – become a  member of MBBA (if you are – THANK YOU!), (2) Partner – participate as you can whether it is on one discrete project or bringing resources to the organization to support our work, and (3) Lead – be a leader of a committee, a project, or initiative.…
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About Us

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The purpose of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), a unified citywide association of African-American and other minority lawyers, is to advance equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice, aid the progress of Blacks and other minorities in the profession, address legal issues affecting the citywide community, and foster the study of law by encouraging the personal and professional development of young lawyers and law students.…
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Membership Info

Annual Awards Gala


2014 Gala Press Release

2013 Gala Red Carpet Video

Past Events

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MBBA, MCCA, NBA Region II Networking Event 2012
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MBBA Director & Officer Installation–September 9, 2010
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Upcoming Events


The Metropolitan Black Bar Association and MetLife present “Understanding Retirement Healthcare”
Description: This workshop will cover important pre- and post-retirement healthcare decisions including what Medicare does and does not cover.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mbba-and-metlife-present-understanding-retirement-healthcare-tickets-17021660244
Friends of the MBBA, Inc. presents “The Honorable Theodore T. Jones Golf Invitational”
Description: Golfers: $250.00

Non-Golfers: $125.00 (tennis, pool, games, CLEs)

Sponsorships: deborahmartinesq@gmail.com

Tickets: http://www.golfmbba.com

Refreshments: Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served

To learn more about sponsorships,
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (co-sponsor) presents “Careers in Financial Services and AML Compliance”
Description: Due to limited space, we encourage you to register as soon as possible. https://starcite.smarteventscloud.com/rsvp/invitation/invitation.asp?id=m2625a55-4WGT3MEOVM2QC&sutEventRoleID=m2625a55-1JS330W0H46BJ


This special diversity-focused event will feature experienced compliance professionals who will
The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits
Description: The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits will take place on July 18, 2015 through July 23, 2015 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel
The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits
Description: The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits will take place on July 18, 2015 through July 23, 2015 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel
The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits
Description: The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits will take place on July 18, 2015 through July 23, 2015 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel
The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits
Description: The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits will take place on July 18, 2015 through July 23, 2015 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel