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President’s Letter

2014 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


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2014 Gala Press Release

2013 Gala Red Carpet Video

  

Past Events

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Upcoming Events


  • November 3, 2014
    FINRA Careers Program
    Description: Reminder: to send Richard Best a list of rsvp's by October 30.

    Co Hosts: HNBA, AABNY
    Non-MBBA point person: Richard Best (rrbest1@aol.com)

  • November 5, 2014
    The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (co-sponsor) presents “Town Hall on: Effective Representation in Mediation” (FREE CLE and Cocktails)
    Description: Simeon H. Baum, of Resolve Mediation Services, Inc., will facilitate an interactive discussion in which experienced mediators from the SDNY Panel will offer their best

  • November 8, 2014
    Know Your Rights Program
    Description: Will be in Brooklyn. Point person: Dweynie.

  • November 11, 2014
    Women In Sports Law: Tips for Breaking Into the Industry
    Description: The Intellectual Property Committees of the Asian American Bar Association of New York, Metropolitan Black Bar Association and Korean American Law Association of Greater New