Become an MBBA member

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.

Reasons to Join

  • Analyze and comment on proposed legislation and rules.
  • Present testimony at hearings and other public forums.
  • Screen candidates for judicial office and publish recommendations concerning their suitability for election or appointment.
  • Sponsor lectures, workshops, and seminars on substantive legal and professional development topics.
  • Co-sponsor Continuing Legal Education classes and scholarships for CLE classes.
  • Host events for the development and strengthening of professional and social relationships.
  • Promote and recognize the accomplishments of minority lawyers and judges.
  • Organize and support community projects such as Toys-For-Tots, Adopt-A-School, Y.E.S., Mentoring Program, and community legal clinics.
  • Co-sponsor projects and events with nonminority city-wide bar associations.