The Barristers’ Association
The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. helps address the professional needs and development of Black lawyers in the City of Philadelphia and surrounding areas through programs, seminars, cultural events, and publications. Joining us will enhance your legal experience in the city — and keep you on the road to success!
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The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia was established to serve as a proactive organization aimed at combating racial discrimination against Black lawyers, particularly regarding bar admission. Since its inception, the Barristers’ Association has become a juggernaut in the Philadelphia legal community and the organization continues to make an impact on issues surrounding racial discrimination and inequality in the legal community and beyond.
February General Body Meeting
February 15, 2024
PLSE Pardon Project - February 2024
Today, The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. continues to provide a very important and unique role for its members by providing a forum for discussion and dissemination of information of matters of particular interest to Black attorneys and the Philadelphia Black community at large.
Our membership now encompasses a network of approximately 1,000 lawyers and jurists who serve society at the highest positions in both the private and public sectors of the legal profession.
As an affiliate of the National Bar Association, the Barristers’ Association is an active participant in a community of practicing Black lawyers, judges and law students in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
In the Community
Become A Member
Law Students enjoy free membership!
Joining us will enhace your legal experience in the city – and keep you on the road to success!
Pay it forward by helping us host programs, seminars, cultural events, and more.
Network with solo practitioners, partners, associates, judges, and clerks so that you can stay in the loop.
Ways to Give
Annual Turkey Drive