Apply for the $3,000 2015 Dominican Bar Association Scholarship Program!

Apply for a $3,000 DBA Scholarship:

Each year, the DBA awards individual scholarships to eligible law students who demonstrate community involvement, academic promise and financial need. Rising 1L’s, 2L’s, 3L’s and 4LE’s matriculated in an ABA accredited law school may apply to receive a $3,000 scholarship.

Scholarships to be awarded at our 12th Annual Scholarship Gala on 9/28/2015.

All applications must be received by Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

Click HERE for the Scholarship Application.

Questions? Email

A Day of Giving: MBBA/URI Holiday Event with Domestic Violence Survivors, Dec. 20

Please join the Metropolitan Black Bar Association on Saturday, December 20th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm as we bring holiday cheer, gifts and hope to women and children residing at a domestic violence shelter in Harlem.

This holiday party and toy drive benefits underprivileged families in NYC who are residing at an Urban Resource Institute (URI) domestic violence shelter during the holiday season. URI is a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding domestic violence victims and their children. Founded in 1980, URI serves 1,400 individuals annually and provides crisis intervention, counseling, emergency and transitional shelter, legal assistance, job training and community. For additional information regarding URI,

Volunteers and donations are needed! Donations may be  purchased at under the wish list “MBBA Holiday Book and Toy Drive.“  Help brighten the holidays for families in need by donating toys and volunteering to help serve food, play games, and participate in arts and crafts. Share your time, laughter, and talents for a great cause!

Donations may be dropped off at the following courts: 

Civil Court Kings County – 141 Livingston Street, 7th and 10th Floors, Brooklyn, NY
Supreme Court Kings County – 360 Adams Street, 10th Floor, Brooklyn NY
Supreme Court New York County – 60 Centre Street, 5th Floor Security, New York, NY
Supreme Court New York County – 80 Center Street, Room 101, New York, NY
Supreme Court New York County – 71 Thomas Street, Room 200, New York, NY

Registrants will be informed of the confidential location of the Holiday Party upon registration.

If you have questions regarding this program, please contact the MBBA at

Press Release: Joint Minority Bar Judicial Screening Panel

Press Release: Joint Minority Bar Judicial Screening Panel