Since 1976, in honor of the significant contribution of Black attorneys dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, justice, equal opportunity and positive change, The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. has held an annual dinner to celebrate up-and-coming law students, practicing attorneys and jurists who embody professionalism, dedication to the profession as well as a commitment to the Black Philadelphia legal community and public communities.
The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia honors deserving local law students with Barristers’ Scholarships, and select awards are presented to outstanding legal professionals. The awards presented include: the J. Austin Norris Award, the Cecil B. Moore Award, and The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Award. Sign up to our newsletter for event updates — See below for past awards recipients.
This year’s Gala will be held on Saturday May 16, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Vie by Cescaphe, 600 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.
The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia engages its members with opportunities for professional development, performing community service, mentoring and networking with other legal professionals. If you are interested in getting event more involved with us, then Committee membership is for you! Join one of our working groups to take the lead…