The Black Female Lawyers Network (BFLN) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 2006. The BFLN provides students and practitioners in the field a forum to convene, share and learn from each other.
BFLN offers many opportunities for career development, education, mentoring and networking through programs on current legal topics, community engagement and various social events.
Our Core Value
Good Stewardship: We will foster an environment of respect and accountability.
Integrity: We will operate ethically and are committed to the highest standards of honesty in all our activities
Empowerment: We believe in a knowledgeable and empowered sisterhood.
Fairness & Equity: We believe that the opportunity to thrive economically and socially should be afforded to all. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in, and accessibility to, the legal profession.
Collaboration: We are collaborators, leveraging our collective strength and expertise.
We are an essential and influential voice in the legal profession – facilitating access, leveraging opportunities and fostering the well-being of our membership.
Benefits of Membership
Exclusive access to special events
Member-pricing for events and retreat
Raffle Tickets for Prizes at our Quarterly Lunches
*** Announcement: Notice and Agenda of the Annual General Meeting of all registered BFLN Members***
Location: Virtual (dial in details to be circulated) Date: November 11, 2021 Time: 9:00am-10:00am #blackfemalelawyers #bfln #annualmeeting
"There needs to be a broader discussion about the need for financial inclusion in the legal profession to make it easier to get past the shame, and to talk about the financial difficulties many people face in accessing legal education and navigating the profession successfully"