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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A Call to Action: MBBA and Police Shootings


Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Please Join President Paula Edgar, the Officers and Board of Directors of MBBA for Our First Quarterly Membership Meeting Dear Members and Supporters: We are holding our first Quarterly Meeting for fellowshipping, networking, professional development … Continue reading MBBA Membership Meeting (1/2 CLE Credit)
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bronx Community Law Day: Life Planning Clinic @ Bronx Library Center | New York | United States
10:00 am
Volunteers Needed!   Please join MBBA at our Bronx Community Law Day on Saturday, November 12. Non-attorney volunteers are welcome. 2 hour minimum needed. Spanish speaking volunteers are encouraged to apply. Please circulate this Announcement to your network. All … Continue reading Bronx Community Law Day: Life Planning Clinic
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
Volunteers Needed! Please join us as we serve lunch on Thanksgiving Day St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church will also be accepting donations of plates, utensils, garbage bags and canned food.  

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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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