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About the Minority Bar Coalition (MBC)

The Minority Bar Coalition (MBC) is a network of over 40 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 platforms.


MBC Events

The Minority Bar Coalition's events are posted on their website:

Listing an MBC Event

If you would like to list a Minority Bar Coalition event to the Calendar of Events, please fill out the event submission form on the MBC website.

Learn more about MBC.

2018 Minority Bar Coalition Co-Chairs

Phyra McCandless
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Christine Start
Solano County Alternate Public Defender

Catherine Ngo

Jason Yee
Law Office of Jason K. Yee


Minority Bar Coalition Member Organizations

Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' Association 
Alameda County Bar Association 
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area 
Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers' Association 
Asian American Prosecutors Association 
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley 
Association of Latino Marin Attorneys 
Association of Lawyers with Disabilities 
Bay Area Black Prosecutors Association 
Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom 
Bar Association of San Francisco 
Black Women Lawyers of Northern California 
Boalt Hall Women's Association 
California Association of Black Lawyers 
California Minority Counsel Program 

California Women Lawyers 
Charles Houston Bar Association 
Chinese American Lawyers of the Bay Area
Consumer Attorneys of California 
Contra Costa County Bar Association 
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 
La Raza Lawyers Association of Santa Clara County 
Marin County Bar Association 
Marin County Women Lawyers 
National Asian Pacific Islander Prosecutors Association
National Native American Bar Association 
Queen's Bench Bar Association 
San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association 
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association 
San Mateo County Bar Association 
Santa Clara County Bar Association 
Santa Clara County Black Lawyers Association 
South Asian Bar Association of Northern California 
State Bar of California 
Thai American Attorneys of Northern California 
UC Hastings Legal Education Opportunity Program 
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California 
Women Lawyers of Alameda County