The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students.The NBA is organized around 23 substantive law sections, 9 divisions, 12 regions and 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world.  


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95th Annual Convention and Exhibits — Virtual
July 25-29, 2020

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The National Bar Association presents a series of webinars with topics ranging from COVID-19 and its impact on the legal profession, small business, employment and the world overall.  We are excited to bring these programs, in cooperation with stellar educational and leading law firms in the country.

Where: Virtual, DC
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For the first time in the National Bar's proud history, we will deliver a totally digital experience for our 95th Annual Convention & Exhibits in July 2020. We intend to deliver the extraordinary content, context, and incomparable uniqueness of the joyful experience that is the well-known hallmark of the NBA Annual Convention.

When: July 25–29, 2020
Where: Virtual


To section and division chairs, please review the published contact information about your section and division on the NBA WEBSITE. If the information is incorrect please email to request a change.

NBA Sections and Regions are constitutionally required to conduct CLE Seminars (which can include Webinars) each bar year. Hosts must submit a proposal for each seminar or webinar they wish to host by contacting

SECTIONS: Chapter VII, Section 4 of the NBA Bylaws states, “Each section shall conduct a minimum of two substantive seminars during the Association year”. 
REGIONS: Chapter VI, Section 54 of the NBA Bylaws state, “each Region shall conduct at least one continuing legal education program within the Region during the Association year.”
Other NBA Entities Which May Recommend CLE Topics:
(1) the ad hoc committee
(2) the amicus brief ad hoc committee
(3) NBA members

DIVISIONS: NBA Divisions are not required to host seminars but are encouraged to do so.