President's Letter

As I begin my second year as the President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), I would like to thank each of you for your commitment and dedication to the MBBA. We had a very successful 2016 - 2017 bar year, and I look forward to continuing to work 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. 

In my first year as MBBA President, my theme for the organization were the Four P’s: Partnership; Pipeline; Professional Development; and...  Read more »

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A Call to Action: MBBA and Police Shootings


6:30 pm
Moderator: Paula T. Edgar, CEO PGE LLC and President, Metropolitan Black Bar Association Panelists:  B. Seth Bryant, Managing Partner, Bryant Rabbino  Hon. LaShann DeArcy Hall, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York … Continue reading MBBA’s “What I Wish I’d Known: Reflections from Diverse Lawyers on How to Achieve Success”
6:30 pm
In Celebration of Black History Month, MBBA, Morgan Stanley and Shearman & Sterling present: The Little Black Book of Success Workbook Book Launch! “When Elaine Meryl Brown, Marsha Haygood, and Rhonda Joy McLean wrote THE LITTLE … Continue reading MBBA, Morgan Stanley, and Shearman & Sterling Celebrates Black History Month: The Little Black Book of Success Workbook Book Launch!
Jan 17 @ 4:30 pm – 7:45 pm
4:30 pm
Location: Events Center Registration: $30 General Admission / $25 Minority Bar Association Members / Free for All Law School Students CLE: 2.0 credits in Professional Practice & 1.0 Credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias

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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

2017 MBBA Anniversary Awards Gala

2017 MBBA Anniversary Awards Gala

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