President's Letter

I am proud to serve as the new President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) and I look forward to working with the Board and Officers of the organization to support the black legal community as we continue our mission towards advancing equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice.

Our Association pushes forward this mission each year, and it is only right that the goals we set also facilitate advancement in the legal community at large. As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”...  Read more »

In the spotlight...

A Call to Action: MBBA and Police Shootings


Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
Enjoy an evening of networking and noshing with your fellow L&E members. (Cash Bar)
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
6:30 pm
President Paula T. Edgar, the Officers and the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association cordially invite you to the Thirty-Third Anniversary Awards Gala on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Pier Sixty, New … Continue reading MBBA’s 33rd Anniversary Awards Gala
Smooth Moves 2017: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color @ Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
5:00 p.m -Diversity Works: The Business Case For Aligning Law Firm Diversity Initiatives With Client Supplier Goals A thought-provoking discussion among law firm Chief Diversity Officers and diverse General Counsel, or high-level legal executives, from … Continue reading Smooth Moves 2017: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color

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Membership Info

Benefits of Membership

  • Free admission to general meetings and receptions with prominent legal scholars and public speakers.
  • Continuing legal education through workshops and seminars that provide growth and professional development.
  • Increase professional advancement and networking opportunities.
  • Opportunities to positively impact the community through seminars, workshop and mentoring.
  • Affiliation with the National Bar Association.

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MBBA Highlights

2016 MBBA Anniversary Awards Gala

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