Calendar

Apr
20
Tue
AABANY: Immigration Changes Under the Biden Administration: A Look Back and Overview
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
4/20: Civil Rights & Marijuana Legalization (Complimentary CLE)
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


4/20: Civil Rights & Marijuana Legalization
April 20, 2021
6 – 7:30pm
1.5 CLE Credits: Areas of Professional Practice (Pending)

The panel discussion will focus on various topics, including how the war on drugs and the criminal justice system have adversely impacted communities of color and how legislation has been used to redress a number of inequities caused by a carceral criminal justice system. The panel will review the current cannabis legalization legislation adopted in New York and compare those proposals to recent legalization efforts in NJ, Oregon, and other states.

RSVP HERE

Panelists:
Hon. Zorah Mamdani
NY State Assembly

Theshia Naidoo
Drug Policy Alliance

Amol Sinha
ACLU NJ

Professor Terrance Coffie
New York University

Moderator:
Asha Smith
Chair, NYCLA Criminal Justice Section
Co-Chair, MBBA Public Policy & Advocacy Committee
MBBA Board of Directors

Sponsors:
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association
South Asian Bar Association of New York

Co-Sponsors:
Association of Black Women Attorneys
Caribbean Attorney Network
Caribbean American Lawyers Association
Dominican Bar Association of New York
Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York
Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II
Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
Long Island Hispanic Bar Association
Macon B. Allen Black Bar Association
Muslim Bar Association of New York
Puerto Rican Bar Association of New York
South Asian Indo-Caribbean Bar Association of Queens

Apr
21
Wed
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section Monthly Meeting
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm



Join the MBBA Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section for it’s monthly meeting.

RSVP HERE

Apr
22
Thu
2021 Comptroller M/WBE University Webinars: Resources for Small Businesses and M/WBEs
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives works to develop innovative solutions that expand economic opportunities for all.

The Office focuses on assisting minority- and women-owned businesses successfully compete for public and private sector procurements which will enable them to grow, and on launching initiatives that put diversity at the heart of the way the City does business.

If you need interpretation services or other special accommodations, please call (212) 669-4790.

Apr
23
Fri
MBBA Real Estate Law Section Meeting
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Real Estate Law Section Meeting
Friday, April 23rd
6:00 – 8:00PM

Join Section Co-Chairs Shakiva Pierre & Jerome Frierson to discuss Real Estate hot topics and upcoming events.

RSVP HERE

Apr
27
Tue
Labor and Employment Section’s Year In Review – CLE
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 

The Labor and Employment Section’s Year In Review CLE program will feature esteemed panelists in the area of Labor and Employment Law who will discuss recent issues, emerging trends, and key decisions in the practice area within the past year.

RSVP HERE

May
1
Sat
MBBA Judicial Training Academy
May 1 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

The MBBA Judiciary Training Academy is a training program aimed at improving bench diversity in our local State and federal courts. The program consists of a series of curated workshops addressing career trajectory, personal narrative, and campaign issues related to the process. There is also a mentorship component, which allows participants to tap into the rich talents and experience of our judiciary.

Participants should email info@mbbanyc.org for questions.

May
5
Wed
Family Law Section Monthly Meeting
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


MBBA Family Law Sections Monthly Meeting

RSVP HERE

May
6
Thu
Yes, You Can! Pathways to a Career in Conflict Prevention & Resolution
May 6 @ 12:00 pm

CPR’s Young Leaders in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Y-ADR), the Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, and our co-sponsors are pleased to present:

Yes, You Can! Pathways to a Career in Conflict Prevention & Resolution

What kinds of careers are out there for someone who wants to work in the conflict prevention and resolution field? How long do you really have to wait to become a neutral? What do you do if you don’t land your dream job right away?

Join CPR’s Y-ADR and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00pm ET for a roundtable discussion featuring an all-star panel of conflict prevention and resolution professionals who will share their personal – and varied – pathways to getting to where they are today.  Through this program, you will get a glimpse into the many roads and timelines out there to finding a fulfilling a career in conflict resolution and learn the importance of building the right skill set along the way, so you are ready to pivot when the time is right.  

Speakers include:

Dina Eisenberg | Senior Director of Ombuds Services | Twitter

Deborah Enix-Ross | Senior Advisor, International Dispute Resolution | Debevoise & Plimpton

Erin Gleason Alvarez  | Arbitrator, Mediator, Gleason Alvarez ADR  I Founder & CEO, Take Charge Negotiations I CPR Distinguished Neutral 

Damali Peterman | CEO, Breakthrough ADR | CEO, Damali Law | Lawyer, Mediator, Conflict Resolution Expert

Moderated by:

Anna M. Hershenberg | Vice President of Programs & Public Policy and Corporate Counsel | CPR Institute

Lauren A. Jones | ADR Coordinator, NYC Surrogates’ Courts | Co-chair, MBBA Dispute Resolution Section

This event is free and open to the public.

This program is co-sponsored by CPR, CPR’s Young Leaders in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Y-ADR), the Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Pre-Law and Law Student Division and Young Lawyers Division, Association for Conflict Resolution Greater New York Chapter, Inc. (ACR-GNY), and the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC).

Register at https://www.cpradr.org/events-classes

May
11
Tue
Black Lives Matter: Sports Law & Society (Complimentary CLE)
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association’s
Sports & Entertainment Law Section

Presents

Black Lives Matter: Sports Law & Society

Tuesday, May 11th
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
CLE: Areas of Professional Practice (Credits Pending)

Panelists:
Mason Ashe
Sports & Entertainment Attorney
Adjunct Professor (University of Pennsylvania-The Wharton School; Georgetown University-School of Continuing Studies; Howard University School of Law)

Darrel Young

Manager of Engagement and Player Relations- NFL
Former Professional Football Player for Chicago Bears; Carolina Panthers; Washington Redskins

K. Braeden Anderson

Securities Enforcement Associate- Sidley Austin
Former Division I College Basketball Player
Chair, MBBA Corporate Law Section

Jordan Thompson

Director of Business Development & Legal Counsel-Element Sports Group
NFL Agent

Alycia (Huckabee) Powell

Attorney
Co-Founder and CEO of Champions for Change

Moderator:
Jill Pilgrim
Founder & Managing Attorney- Pilgrim & Associates
Co-Chair, MBBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

This program will bring awareness to how social grassroots movements affect Sports and Entertainment Law. This panel discussion will focus on the relevance of sports law to Black Lives Matter and the issues that plague professional athletes in terms of contract law. Participants will understand how athletes can play a central role in changing the landscape of social expectations of athletes.

May
12
Wed
2021 Comptroller M/WBE University Webinars: Resources for Small Businesses and M/WBEs
May 12 @ 11:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives works to develop innovative solutions that expand economic opportunities for all.

The Office focuses on assisting minority- and women-owned businesses successfully compete for public and private sector procurements which will enable them to grow, and on launching initiatives that put diversity at the heart of the way the City does business.

If you need interpretation services or other special accommodations, please call (212) 669-4790.

May
19
Wed
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section Monthly Meeting
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm



Join the MBBA Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section for it’s monthly meeting.

RSVP HERE

May
21
Fri
MBBA 37th Anniversary Awards Gala
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

RSVP HERE

Friday, May 21, 2021 7:00 PM EST

May
22
Sat
MBBA Judicial Training Academy
May 22 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

The MBBA Judiciary Training Academy is a training program aimed at improving bench diversity in our local State and federal courts. The program consists of a series of curated workshops addressing career trajectory, personal narrative, and campaign issues related to the process. There is also a mentorship component, which allows participants to tap into the rich talents and experience of our judiciary.

Participants should email info@mbbanyc.org for questions.

Jun
2
Wed
Family Law Section Monthly Meeting
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


MBBA Family Law Sections Monthly Meeting

RSVP HERE

Jun
5
Sat
MBBA Judicial Training Academy
Jun 5 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

The MBBA Judiciary Training Academy is a training program aimed at improving bench diversity in our local State and federal courts. The program consists of a series of curated workshops addressing career trajectory, personal narrative, and campaign issues related to the process. There is also a mentorship component, which allows participants to tap into the rich talents and experience of our judiciary.

Participants should email info@mbbanyc.org for questions.

Jun
9
Wed
2021 Comptroller M/WBE University Webinars: Resources for Small Businesses and M/WBEs
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives works to develop innovative solutions that expand economic opportunities for all.

The Office focuses on assisting minority- and women-owned businesses successfully compete for public and private sector procurements which will enable them to grow, and on launching initiatives that put diversity at the heart of the way the City does business.

If you need interpretation services or other special accommodations, please call (212) 669-4790.

Jun
12
Sat
MBBA Judicial Training Academy
Jun 12 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

The MBBA Judiciary Training Academy is a training program aimed at improving bench diversity in our local State and federal courts. The program consists of a series of curated workshops addressing career trajectory, personal narrative, and campaign issues related to the process. There is also a mentorship component, which allows participants to tap into the rich talents and experience of our judiciary.

Participants should email info@mbbanyc.org for questions.

Jun
16
Wed
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section Monthly Meeting
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm



Join the MBBA Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section for it’s monthly meeting.

RSVP HERE

Jun
26
Sat
MBBA Judicial Training Academy
Jun 26 @ 10:15 am – 1:00 pm

The MBBA Judiciary Training Academy is a training program aimed at improving bench diversity in our local State and federal courts. The program consists of a series of curated workshops addressing career trajectory, personal narrative, and campaign issues related to the process. There is also a mentorship component, which allows participants to tap into the rich talents and experience of our judiciary.

Participants should email info@mbbanyc.org for questions.

MBBA Brunch & Learn with Your Elected Official
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Metropolitan Black Bar for its monthly “Brunch & Learn with Your Elected Official” with
Assembly Member N Nick Perry – Assembly District 58

 

Saturday, June 26, 2021
11:00AM – 12:00PM

Moderated by Carl Forbes, Jr., MBBA President-Elect

The Brunch & Learn Series is a “Get To Know You” session designed to provide our members with information on political leaders’ backgrounds, initial interest in politics, career paths, values, and political positions.

RSVP HERE

Jun
28
Mon
MBBA Annual Membership Meeting – 6/28/21 Virtual
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join President Anta Cisse-Green and the Officers and Board of Directors of the MBBA for the MBBA June Annual Meeting and Elections.

You are invited to attend the MBBA’s Annual Meeting on Monday, June 28th at 6:30 pm via the Zoom virtual platform.
 
Elections: Members are invited to vote for the board-approved slate of candidates during the MBBA Annual Meeting. 
 
 
If you have any questions, please contact info@mbbanyc.org
Jul
14
Wed
2021 Comptroller M/WBE University Webinars: Resources for Small Businesses and M/WBEs
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives works to develop innovative solutions that expand economic opportunities for all.

The Office focuses on assisting minority- and women-owned businesses successfully compete for public and private sector procurements which will enable them to grow, and on launching initiatives that put diversity at the heart of the way the City does business.

If you need interpretation services or other special accommodations, please call (212) 669-4790.

Aug
4
Wed
2021 Comptroller M/WBE University Webinars: Resources for Small Businesses and M/WBEs
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives works to develop innovative solutions that expand economic opportunities for all.

The Office focuses on assisting minority- and women-owned businesses successfully compete for public and private sector procurements which will enable them to grow, and on launching initiatives that put diversity at the heart of the way the City does business.

If you need interpretation services or other special accommodations, please call (212) 669-4790.