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 »

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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
1:00 pm
#MBBALearns: Non-Profit Board Service for Impact and Brand Development Join us for a webinar on May 31, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4930961487440660227 A conversation with Sarah Najarian Director, Governance and Board Placement, Robin … Continue reading #MBBALearns: Non-Profit Board Service for Impact and Brand Development
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
New York Diversity Forum: Continuing Legal Education Seminar @ United States District Court House  | New York | United States
9:30 am
This program will consist of a series of sessions that will address key issues impacting traditionally unrepresented and marginalized groups and will provide a unique opportunity for cross-cultural collaboration among community leaders. The forum has been … Continue reading New York Diversity Forum: Continuing Legal Education Seminar

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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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