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


MBBA Membership Meeting @ Sidley Austin LLP
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Please Join President Paula Edgar, the Officers and Board of Directors of MBBA for Our Third Quarterly Membership Meeting Dear Members and Supporters: We are holding our Third Quarterly Meeting for fellowshipping, networking, and to learn … Continue reading MBBA Membership Meeting
6:30 pm
MBBA’s Women’s History Month Event – Black Women Lawyers: Lessons in Leadership  This program will feature black women lawyer leaders who will each speak for 10 minutes in a “TED like” talk about the subject … Continue reading MBBA Women’s History Month Event – Black Women Lawyers: Lessons in Leadership
Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Black Financial Legacy Series | #CLSJ30 @ Medgar Evers College  | New York | United States
6:30 pm
The Center for Law and Social Justice is excited to provide a financial empowerment series focused on building personal & collective financial legacies in the Black community. Why? Well, an average Black family needs 228 YEARS … Continue reading Black Financial Legacy Series | #CLSJ30

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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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