The National Bar Association is the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers, judges, educators and law students. It has 84 affiliate chapters throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa and the Caribbean. It represents a professional network of more than 65,000 lawyers, judges, educators and law students.

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Benjamin Crump, the national civil rights attorney who represents the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice, will be sworn in as the 73rd President of the National Bar Association Thursday.
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EVENTS

SWEARING IN FOR PAULETTE BROWN, FIRST BLACK WOMAN PRESIDENT OF ABA
August 3, 2015

CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS
Washington, DC
September 16-19, 2015

NBA CONSTITUTIONAL LAW DAY
Washington, DC
September 17, 2015

WILEY A BRANTON SYMPOSIUM AND DINNER
Durham, NC
October 2-3, 2015 

NBA Trial Lawyers Conference
Atlanta, GA
October 22-23, 2015 (tentative)

60th ANNIVERSARY ROSA PARKS CIVIL RIGHTS COMMEMORATION TOUR
Selma, Montgomery, Tuskegee, AL
November 30-December 1, 2015