True to its roots as the oldest bar association in Michigan and one of the three oldest in the country, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association serves Detroit's legal community through networking, practice development and community service.1 Members of all ages and experiences continue Detroit's tradition of the ethical, successful practice of law and fair administration of justice.
If you would like to be a proud part of the legal profession in Detroit, please explore this website and our Facebook page and attend one of our events. Watch for activities like our Detroit Bar Reviews, Meet & Learns, Judges Night, Jingle Mingle, Pins 'n' Pinstripes, School Partnership Program, Gleaners Food Bank Outing, Celebrating Our Diverse Bar, Barristers Spring Bash, Pro Bono Expungement Program, Raising the Bar, Summer Breeze and Inn of Court.
Get to know our judges and lawyers as we raise the Bar together. You will experience one of the oldest bar associations in the country in a city rich with history and getting hipper every day.
As former president George Roumell declared upon receiving the inaugural Frank Murphy Award at the 175th annual meeting, Raising the Bar, "When God asks at the pearly gates what I have to say for myself, I will proudly tell him I was a Detroit lawyer!"
We welcome you to join us in Detroit!