Reception Honoring Judge Jenny Rivera and Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam of the New York State Court of Appeals

Dear Members:

Please don’t forget to reserve your seat for our upcoming event.

WHAT: Reception Honoring Judge Jenny Rivera and Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam of the New York State Court of Appeals

WHEN: Thursday, June 5, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: New York State Bar Association Great Hall, One Elk Street, Albany, NY
DETAILS: This event is hosted by the Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association (CDBHBA) and is co-sponsored by the Albany County Bar Association (ACBA), the Capital District Women’s Bar Association (CDWBA), the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the Schenectady County Bar Association (SCBA).

A light dinner buffet and beverages will be served. The cost to attend is $35 for non-members, $25 for members and $5.00 for law students.

To Purchase your Tickets visit:


Please join us on April 9th at 6pm at the NYSBA for a Board Meeting.  Hope to see you there!

NYSBA, 1 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207

General Membership Meeting April 5

Please join us for a general membership meeting on Thursday, April 5th at 6pm, at the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street in Albany.  Lillian Moy of The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York and Lisa Frisch of The Legal Project will be speaking on their respective programs and the pro bono opportunities they offer. Come and learn how you can get involved!


Welcome to the Capital District Black & Hispanic Bar Association (“CDBHBA”) website! Here you will find information about our organization, recent events in our community, job listings and developments in the law.

General body meetings take place every other month from September to May, usually at the State Bar Association Building in Albany.  Check our “Events” page for news on upcoming events and photos from previous events. 

Please consider joining the CDBHBA, where you can:

  • expand your social and professional network
  • participate in professional development activities, and
  • be a part of community service/pro bono opportunities.

In recent months, the CDBHBA has participated in several youth and the law days at Albany High School,  hosted several community guest speakers at their bi-montly meetings, and hosted a Cinco de Mayo minority networking event.

We are a committed group of professionals, providing legal services in the public and private sectors as well as support for our broader community. Explore the site and learn more!

Please also “like” us on facebook! Search for “Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Associaiton”.