MBBA Announcements

Corona Virus (COVID-19) UpdatesMBBA Statements re COVID-19 MBBA Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and 2020 Gala Update (3-18-2020) NY State Court and Federal Court Announcements re COVID-19 Coronavirus... Read more»
March 23, 2020
2018 Board Member ApplicationsIf you are interested in applying to serve as an MBBA Board member or an MBBA Board Officer, please submit your application here and email... Read more»
May 28, 2018
Expansion of Consensual E-Filing of Contested Matrimonial Matters in New York County Supreme Court... Read more»
July 15, 2017
New CLE Program Rule and Definition... Read more»
July 6, 2017
Expansion of Mandatory E-Filing in Bronx County Supreme Court and Implementation of Consensual E-Filing of Matrimonial Matters in New York County Supreme CourtAttached please find a notice to the bar from Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks relating to theexpansion of Mandatory E-Filing in Bronx County Supreme... Read more»
March 13, 2017
Congratulations to Rowan D. Wilson on his Appointment as an Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals!The Metropolitan Black Bar Association is proud to see Rowan Wilson’s appointment to the New York State of Appeals, a well-deserved recognition of his years... Read more»
February 6, 2017
MBBA Congratulates Rowan D. Wilson on his nomination to the NYS Court of Appeals!Congratulations to  Rowan D. Wilson  on his Nomination to serve as an  Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals!     To read the... Read more»
January 20, 2017
MBBA Celebrates the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge... Read more»
January 15, 2017
"Suited for Success" Men's Suit DriveMetropolitan Black Bar Association in Partnership with Brooklyn's Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, NYS Senator Jamaal Bailey, Council Member I.... Read more»
January 13, 2017
Friends of the MBBA LSAT Prep ScholarshipThe Friends of the MBBA (the charitable arm of the MBBA) is pleased to announce its Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) Prep Scholarship.  The Friends... Read more»
January 3, 2017
Mayor's Advisory Committee On The Judiciary - December 29, 2016 Public HearingDear Esteemed MBBA Member:    MAYOR’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be... Read more»
December 27, 2016
Vote On Election Day!Dear Members and Supporters:   YOU have the power to determine the outcome of this election.  Read and share the information below with your networks! The... Read more»
November 7, 2016
Reminder: Your Reflections Needed About Brooklyn District Attorney Ken ThompsonMBBA Members and Supporters: As a collective community of black lawyers in New York City, we continue to mourn the loss of one of our... Read more»
October 25, 2016
Order Your #MBBAGives #BlackLawyersMatter T-shirt Today!Buy a T-Shirt and Support Black Lawyers Today! You kept telling us you wanted an official MBBA t-shirt, and now they're here! The very first... Read more»
October 20, 2016
Sobering News on the State of Black Attorneys in New York City Law FirmsMBBA Members and Supporters: Today, the New York City Bar Association released its 2015 Law Firm Diversity Benchmarking Report.  The report, which we hope you will... Read more»
October 20, 2016
MBBA Membership Giveaway at the InstillationDear MBBA Members and Supporters:   Is your MBBA membership current? Have you been meaning to renew, but haven't done it yet?  Now is the time!... Read more»
October 11, 2016
MBBA Committee/Section InterestDear MBBA Members and Supporters: As we begin the 2016 - 2017 Bar year, the MBBA is looking for your participation and engagement to further... Read more»
September 26, 2016
Support for Justice Doris Ling-CohanMBBA, KALAGNY, other bar associations and legal groups urge The New York County Democratic Committee to permit a new panel to convene to review the... Read more»
September 15, 2016