Founded in 1994

Black Bar Association

was started by several young attorneys of color to articulate and promote the needs of attorneys of color and effectuate change in the Greater Rochester community.

The mission of the Rochester Black Bar Association seeks to provide for, improve, and promote participation of lawyers in the greater Rochester community; to promote ethical standards in the practice of law and the legal competency of its members through continuing legal education; to provide a network of support for lawyers; to promote, speak for, and advance the causes of civil and human rights; and to support and advance the equity of African- American lawyers.

Keep up with us and connect at our local
events in the Rochester area.


Join us in our mission to support the advancement of
minority lawyers in the

Greater Rochester community.