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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


  • April 24, 2014
    Independent Film Finance and Distribution: Navigating a Diverse Landscape
    Description: The Metropolitan Black Bar Association Co-Presents “Independent Film Finance and Distribution: Navigating a Diverse Landscape” (2.5 CLE credits)

    Co-sponsors: NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law

  • April 24, 2014
    Roundtable – An Intimate Conversation About NY Surrogate Practice With Those Who Know It Best
    Description: The Metropolitan Black Bar Association Co-Presents “Roundtable – An Intimate Conversation About NY Surrogate Practice With Those Who Know It Best”

    Date: Thursday, April 24,

  • April 26, 2014
    ABWA RWW Luncheon
    Description: Association of Black Women Attorneys Presents its 20th Annual Ruth Whithead Whaley Scholarship Luncheon

    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    Location: Del

  • April 28, 2014
    Leadership Panel
    Description: The Metropolitan Black Bar Association Co-Presents “The Path to Leadership: Blazing Your Own Trail”

    Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
    Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
    Location: Ropes