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Who We Are


President’s Letter

2014 – 2015 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


2014 Gala Press Release

2013 Gala Red Carpet Video

Past Events

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Upcoming Events


The Metropolitan Black Bar Association and Outten & Golden present “Summer Employment Law & Civil Rights Mixer”
Description: RSVP to Eileen Mercado by July 29, 2015 at emercado@outtengolden.com or 212-245-1000

Join us for a reception for attorneys and law students of color in
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (co-sponsor) presents “Young Lawyers’ Diversity Happy Hour”
Description: RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/young-lawyers-summer-happy-hour-tickets-17773562203?ref=estw
Admission: $10.00 for food and a complimentary cocktail plus hourly happy hour specials.

This event is sponsored by New York County Lawyers’ Association,
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Labor/Employment Law Committee (co-sponsor) presents “Networking Your Brand”
Description: RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mbbas-laboremployment-law-committee-presents-networking-your-brand-tickets-17887841014

Please join the Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Labor/Employment Law Committee and the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) Labor/Employment Committee in