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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


  • September 5, 2014
    MetLife Legal Affairs Diversity Committee’s Law Student Reception
    Description: RSVP to kbellamy@metlife.com by Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

  • September 15, 2014
    New York County Lawyers’ Association 24th Annual Public Service Awards Ceremony
    Description: Join Zachary W. Carter, the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, and NYCLA at its Public Service Awards Ceremony which honors lawyers in

  • September 24, 2014
    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference
    Description: The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference will take place on September 24-27, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington,

  • September 26, 2014
    NBA Region II’s Regional Conference at Proskauer Rose LLP (4.0 CLE Credits (FREE) (Panel Discussion + Networking Reception)
    Description: Panel Discussions
    I. Self-Empowerment: Captaining Your Own Faith!
    II. General Counsel Roundtable: Strategic Development of Diverse Talent
    III: Career Transitions: Achieving Success Through Fearlessness and