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The National Bar Association Hosts the 90th Annual Convention and Exhibits in Los Angeles, CA

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LOS ANGELES, CA - The National Bar Association (NBA), the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers, judges, educators and law students is pleased to announce its 90th Annual Convention and Exhibits.  The event will be held at the luxurious Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Downtown Los Angeles, 404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA  90071, on July 19, 2015 – July 23, 2015.

Panelist and speakers include nationally respected professionals including Dr. Cornel West, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Judge Mablean Ephriam, Judge Faith Jenkins, and Judge Kevin Ross to name a few.

The convention will also consist of an Exhibit Hall for companies to showcase their products and services. The Exhibit Hall is “open to the public”, so exhibitors can expect to market their products and services to visitors from the Greater Los Angeles area and convention attendees.

After 90 years in existence, the National Bar Association continues to be one of the most prominent law organizations comprised in large by African-Americans.  With 84 affiliate chapters throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa and the Caribbean, it represents a professional network of more than 65,000 members around the world. 

In keeping with the mission of the National Bar Association, the leadership team has created a convention agenda that promotes professional and social networking among the members of the American and the international bars; to promote legislation that will improve the economic condition of all American citizens, regardless of race, sex or creed. 

“This year I assembled an outstanding group of professionals that will share their knowledge and many years of experience in the legal profession.  We will have informative panel discussions, plenary sessions, seminars and spectacular speakers scheduled,” said Pamela J. Meanes, President of the National Bar Association. 

The convention will include fun relaxing events including the Presidents Reception, A White Linen Affair, and Fred David Gray Hall of Fame Luncheon.  The events will include entertainment by top recording artists Kenny Latimore, and Johnny Gill with more to be announced.