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Who We Are


President’s Letter

a_Nadine_Fontaine_photo (2)Dear MBBA Members and Supporters,

It is with great pride and honor that I come before you as the President of such an amazing Association.

We have had many major accomplishments over the past years, and I am looking forward to building upon those successes. The MBBA Officers and Directors are also deeply committed to building this Association into a strong force for the advancement of African American and other diverse legal professionals in the New York City Metropolitan area.…
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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


  • October 2, 2014
    2014 MBBA’s Officers and Board of Directors Installation Ceremony

  • October 7, 2014
    New York Law School Mediation Settlement Kick-Off
    Description: Mediation Settlement Day is sponsored by the New York State Unified Court System, FINRA Dispute Resolution and over 100 alternative dispute resolution programs, bar associations,

  • October 9, 2014
    The Metropolitan Black Bar Association and The Princeton Club of New York Present “Building a Book of Business: Exploring Pathways for Lawyers & Businesses to Cultivate a Thriving Practice”

  • October 10, 2014
    National Bar Association’s 25th Annual Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposium
    Description: The Symposium, established as a tribute to Wiley A. Branton, a stalwart in the Civil Rights arena, was first held in his hometown in Little