Frequently Asked Questions

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Is The National Black Lawyers a law firm?
Who are The National Black Lawyers?
How do I find a lawyer?
Why was I invited to join?
Why should I accept an invitation to join? What do I get for my dues?
How do I accept an invitation to join?
How do I apply to join the National Black Lawyers?

Q: Is The National Black Lawyers a law firm?

A: Sorry, but no. The National Black Lawyers is a membership organization that includes the best black lawyers in the country. If you need an attorney, try browsing our Lawyer Directory. Top 100 Directory | Top 40 Under 40 Directory

Q: Who are The National Black Lawyers?
A: The National Black Lawyers is an organization that maintains a national network of the top black attorneys in each state. Our members represent law firms from across the nation and specialize in a variety of practice areas. For more information about The National Black Lawyers, read Our Mission.

Q: How do I find a lawyer?
A: You can browse our Lawyer Directory, or search for lawyers in your city or state. To search by city and state, you must use the format City, ST (Examples: Detroit, MI or Atlanta, GA). Top 100 Directory | Top 40 Under 40 Directory

Q: Why was I invited to join?
A: Short answer: You must be extraordinary! We hand-select influential lawyers who have a reputation for providing excellent legal representation and who are leaders in their respective practice areas. Read more about Joining The National Black Lawyers.

Q: Why should I accept an invitation? What do I get for my dues?
A: Our goal is to help more black lawyers reach their fullest professional potential. We supply our members with a wealth of professional resources, and we only invite the most distinguished black attorneys in each state to join our ranks. Read more about how you can benefit from Joining The National Black Lawyers .

Q: How do I accept an invitation to join?
A: Please complete and return the membership form that you received with your invitation. Be sure to fill all the required information. If you are having difficulties accepting your invitation, send us an email.

Q: How do I apply to join The National Black Lawyers?
A: Sorry, but you don’t. Membership is by invitation only. For more information, check out Joining The National Black Lawyers.

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