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


6:30 pm
An Intimate Discussion with the Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York.  Zachary W. Carter is the 78th Corporation Counsel of the City of New York. As the chief legal officer … Continue reading MBBA (co-sponsor) SABANY Public Interest Roundtable Discussion Series: An Evening with Zachary W. Carter
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
MBBA (co-sponsor) Joint Bar Happy Hour @ Manhattan Proper  | New York | New York | United States
6:30 pm
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Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:30 pm
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association Is Very  Pleased To Announce The Installation Of  Paula T. Edgar as President  We cordially invite you to join us for the Installation of the  Board Members and Officers  RSVP … Continue reading MBBA 2016 Board and Officers Installation

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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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