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President’s Letter

2014 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


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2014 Gala Press Release

2013 Gala Red Carpet Video

  

Past Events

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Upcoming Events


The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (Co-Sponsor) presents “The Thirteenth Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award: Honorable Fern A. Fisher of The New York City Courts”
Description: RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thirteenth-annual-ida-b-wells-barnett-justice-award-honorable-fern-a-fisher-of-the-new-york-city-tickets-14596260809

Named for one of the first African American women to run for public office in the United States, the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (Co-Sponsor) presents “Black Urban Professional Mixer”
Description: RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-urban-professional-mixer-tues-210-tickets-15483519624

This event is co-sponsored by: Black Ivy Events, Avant-Garde, National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and National Society
National Bar Association Region II’s Trailblazers in the Profession of Law: A Legacy of “Firsts” Cocktail Reception Celebrating ABA President-Elect Paulette Brown and James T. Breedlove, Retired General Counsel, Praxair!
AVE THE DATE: The Metropolitan Black Bar Association presents “The Third Annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones, Jr. Trial Advocacy Workshop” (6 Skills CLE Credits)
Description: The Metropolitan Black Bar Association will be holding its third annual “Hon. Theodore T. Jones, Jr. Trial Program” on Saturday, February 21, 2015. It was
ociThe Metropolitan Black Bar Assation Co-Presents "Immigration Forum"
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association's 31st Anniversary Awards Gala
The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits
Description: The National Bar Association’s 90th Annual Convention & Exhibits will take place on July 18, 2015 through July 23, 2015 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel