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?

Which practice areas do Top 100 attorneys represent?

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 are 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: Which practice areas do Top 100 attorneys represent?

A:

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business Formation
  • Business Labor and Employment Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Civil Plaintiff
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • District Attorneys
  • Employment Law
  • Energy, Environmental, Public Utilities Law
  • Entertainment, Sports and Arts Law
  • Government
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Judiciary
  • Law Professor
  • Litigation and Insurance Defense
  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Mediation / Arbitration
  • Military Law
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Antitrust Defense
  • Social Security Disability Law
  • Taxation
  • Trademark and Patents
  • US Attorneys
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
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: Members are nominated for membership by other leaders in their practice area. You may self-nominate, and if our selection committee recognizes you as a Top 100 attorney in your state, you will be invited to join!

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