Calendar

May
29
Tue
MBBALearns Black Lawyers & Mental Health: THRIVesq
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This webinar will address mental health and the black legal community. Panelists will discuss resources including the THRIVE initiative and provide details on how attendees can become mental health first aid certified.

Jun
5
Tue
MTEN Learning Series: Bar Prep Boot Camp
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at this complimentary (FREE) workshop in preparation of the upcoming July bar exam.

First-time bar taker or repeat taker- don’t know what to expect, want to know how to study and prepare for the upcoming bar exam.

Jun
14
Thu
Hereditary Cancer & Genetic Counseling: What Do Black Women Need
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Hereditary Cancer and Genetic Counseling: What Do Black Women Need to Know

Have you or a relative been diagnosed with breast cancer at an early age? Have you ever wondered how family history can impact your risk for cancer? Or what a genetic counselor does? Or what it actually means to undergo genetic testing?

Join the Association of Black Women Attorneys for a panel featuring Dr. Ophira Ginsburg, Forum Shah, a licensed genetic counselor, and Erika Stallings, a BRCA2 mutation carrier, for an educational panel on what you need to know about hereditary cancer and genetics as a black woman. A reception will follow after the panel.

Jun
16
Sat
MBBA “I Am A Solution” Townhall & Brooklyn Community Law Day
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

“I Am A Solution” Your Vote Is Your Voice!

MBBA will host a workshop and series of panel discussions focused on voting rights and disenfranchisement, the importance of midterm elections, the power of our vote (especially in local elections), and voting reform (such as early voting and same-day registration).

Brooklyn Community Law Day

The Brooklyn Community Law Day is an opportunity for community members to receive FREE legal information from lawyers on a variety of legal topics such as:

  • Estate Planning

  • Criminal Law

  • Landlord/Tenant

  • Immigration

  • Divorce

  • Family Law

  • Wills and Trusts*

    *Attendees who are interested in having their life planning documents prepared on-site, including health care proxies, living wills, and/or powers of attorney, must bring the following items with them:
    1. Government-issued identification 
    2. The full legal names, address and phone numbers of the individual who will be named as an agenda under the life planning documents.

Jun
18
Mon
Hon. Theodore T. Jones Golf & Spades Invitational
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jun
20
Wed
MBBABlackBar: Heights Bar & Grill
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Black-Owned Bar Series is a new initiative established to support black-owned bars and restaurants in each of the five boroughs of New York City. We encourage our members and supporters to attend our upcoming events in order to increase visibility for these businesses while convening as a group, increasing connectivity, networking opportunities, and member engagement. Supporters who are not MBBA Members will have the opportunity to join at the events. #MBBABlackBar

Jun
26
Tue
MBBA Annual Membership Meeting
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join President Paula Edgar, the Officers and the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association for its General Body Membership Meeting

Join us to learn about leadership opportunities within the MBBA, goals for the upcoming term, and discuss your questions regarding how we can effectively serve you. You will also be able to join or renew your MBBA membership!

This is a GREAT opportunity to network with other attorneys and judges.