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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


  • July 26, 2014
    NBA
    Description: The National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits (Atlanta, Georgia)

    The National Bar Association’s 89th Annual Convention & Exhibits will take place on July

  • July 30, 2014
    The 57th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
    Description: The NACDL will hold its 57th annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA on July 30, 2014 – August 1, 2014. This seminar, set in Philadelphia, the

  • July 31, 2014
    New York Law School’s Fourth Annual Law Student Conference Day
    Description: Hosted by the New York Law School Office of Diversity and Inclusion, sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and co-sponsored by minority bar

  • July 31, 2014
    AIPLA Diversity Networking Reception
    Description: This national networking event is an opportunity to promote diversity in intellectual property law and mix and mingle with diverse practitioners of intellectual property law.