- Judiciary: Honorary
- Students: Free
- Government or Legal Service: $50
- Practicing less than 5 years: $75
- Practicing more than 5 years: $150
- Lifetime member: $700 ($1,500 if purchased after July 15th)
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The MBLA membership year runs April 1 – March 31.
The 2013-2014 term will expire on March 31, 2014.
The new 2014-2015 term will begin on April 1, 2014.
Those who submit membership forms in calendar year 2014 will be entitled to membership benefits through March 31, 2015.
Five Reasons to Become a Member of the MBLA:
Sharpen Your Practice Skills - Whether you are beginning your career, developing new practice areas, or starting your own firm, the MBLA’s seminars can help you gain the knowledge and skills you need. The programs feature expert speakers and comprehensive written material that will be useful to you in your practice.
Stay Informed - The MBLA newsletter contains information on legal newsmakers, announcements of upcoming programs, and information exclusively for members. The MBLA newsletter is emailed directly to you.
Expand Your Client Base - For those in private practice, client development is critical. There is no better place to network than the MBLA. Participation in MBLA activities offers many opportunities to meet fellow African-American lawyers and develop new business relationships.
Obtain Help Finding a Job or Changing Careers - The MBLA offers a variety of ways for you to search for your first job or a new opportunity. The MBLA periodically circulates professional opportunities, especially those employers reaching out to the African-American legal community.
Help Improve The Image of African-American Lawyers - Gain valuable experience and assist the community by volunteering for the MBLA’s community service activities. No time commitment is too small and our help can really make a difference to someone else.