Serving the African American Community

and Legal Profession through Education, Advocacy and Action

A Passion and Commitment for Advancing Minorities in the Legal Profession by Promoting Research, and Education.

We seek support from the NBI to fund programs to enhance the pipeline of diverse students, and to enhance the public’s knowledge of the rich history and contribution of African-American lawyers to the profession and society

Dr. Walter L. Sutton, Jr.,Chair of the National Bar Institute (NBI) and National Bar Association (NBA) Past President.

Supporting Student and Legal Educational Programs

Our initiatives aim to improve the administration of justice, promote high ethical standards for lawyers and judges, and support educational lectures, publications and scholarly writings.

Thanks to Our Sponsors for Their Continued Support

Our sponsors help the NBI provide grants, scholarships, and support to programs and law students that positively impact the diversity of the legal profession.

Some of the NBI’s largest supporters are Walmart, State Farm, FedEx, General Motors, NBA Commercial Law Section, and the Vinson & Elkins law firm.

Join and Invest in the Campaign for Equal Justice

Help the NBI to continue to fund and expand its programs to enhance the pipeline of diverse students.

As a 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt non profit organization, contributions to the NBI are tax deductible.