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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 29, 2014
    Hands-On Blogging Workshop
    Description: Unlike any other seminars we've done, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association is now helping you go hands-on with your marketing with your laptop, alongside a

  • 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.