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


Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:30 pm
12:00 am
Bridging the Gap 2016 offers newly admitted attorneys a foundation in the practical skills, techniques and procedures that are essential to the practice of law covering a wide array of topics. Focusing on practical aspects … Continue reading The New York State Bar Association’s “Bridging the Gap 2016” (co-sponsored by MBBA)
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

Click here to view
all upcoming events.


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.

Click here for
more information »

MBBA Highlights

2016 MBBA Anniversary Awards Gala

Click here to view all photos from the event