Who We Are
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.…
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.…
Annual Awards Gala
2013 Gala Red Carpet Video
Named for one of the first African American women to run for public office in the United States, the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice