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The National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest global network of predominantly Black American attorneys and judges. The NBA represents the interests of approximately 67,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students.

The National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest global network of predominantly Black American attorneys and judges.
The NBA represents the interests of approximately 67,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students.

a network of more than 67,000 members

National Bar Association 81st President

Dominique D. Calhoun, Esq.

Attorney Dominique Calhoun, of Houston, Texas, was sworn in as the 81st President of the National Bar Association in 2023, during the organization’s Annual Convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. President Calhoun is the managing shareholder of Calhoun Meredith, PLLC, where he represents hundreds of clients injured due to individual and corporate negligence.

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NBA Commerical Law Section | 37th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference

February 14-17, 2024
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May 8-18, 2024 - Riviera
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The 99th Annual Convention & Exhibits Las Vegas

July 12-19, 2024

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Now, more than ever, it is increasingly important that we continue implementing our pipeline programming to increase diversity in the legal profession, to support legislation that protects the economic interests of all economically disenfranchised minorities, and to provide our attorneys with the support and resources necessary to stand for Justice.

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NBA History

Today, the National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students, with a network of over 67,000. The NBA has over 80 chapters throughout the United States and has affiliations with lawyer associations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa, Morocco, and the Caribbean.

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