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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 platforms.


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:

Learn more about MBC.

2017 Minority Bar Coalition Co-Chairs

Lisa Mak
Minami Tamaki

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