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About the Minority Bar Coalition (MBC)

The Minority Bar Coalition (MBC) is a network of over 25 diverse bar associations dedicated to working in a unified manner to advance the cause of diversity in the legal profession. MBC does this by sharing best practices and resources in bar association
programming and advocacy, finding issues of common cause, and building shared


MBC Events

The Minority Bar Coalition's events are posted on the Calendar of Events.

Listing an MBC Event

If you would like to list a Minority Bar Coalition event to the Calendar of Events, please fill out the calendar submission form (74KBPDFPDF) and email it to:

Minority Bar Coalition Co-Chairs

Sigrid Irias
Irias Law
Lauren Young Epstein
Baker & McKenzie

David Wei
Axcel Law Partners LLP
Maulik Shah
Arnold & Porter LLP

Danielle Ochs
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P. C.
Erin Morgan
Attorney at Law


Minority Bar Coalition Member Organizations

Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association (ACCTLA); Alameda County Bar Association; Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area; Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers Association; Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon Valley; The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF); BASF Barrister’s Club; BASF Disability Committee; Bay Area Association of Muslim Lawyers; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom; Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California; California Association of Black Lawyers; Charles Houston Bar Association; Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA); CCCBA Women’s Section; East Bay Diversity Bar Coalition; East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association; Filipino Bar Association of Northern California; Iranian American Bar Association; Jewish Bar Association of San Francisco; Korean American Bar Association of Northern California; Marin County Women Lawyers; Queen’s Bench Bar Association; San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association; Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA); SCCBA Diversity Committee; SCCBA Rainbow Committee; La Raza Lawyers of Santa Clara County; South Asian Bar Association of Northern California; State Bar of California Council on Access and Fairness; Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California; and Women Lawyers of Alameda County.