Milwaukee Bar Association: Leadership - Service - Innovation

The Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) has a long and proud tradition of leadership, service, and innovation in the Milwaukee legal community and beyond. As the largest voluntary bar association in the state, the MBA serves as a valuable resource to, and a voice for our members and the Milwaukee legal community as a whole.

Message to Members and Visitors: COVID-19 

To help protect the health and safety of all as we navigate COVID-19 (coronavirus), and in light of significant federal, state, and local restrictions on communal gathering, the MBA is temporarily suspending physical operations. The health and well-being of our members and staff—as well as the entire community—is our highest priority. Read more...

Watch the 2020 MBA Annual Meeting!

Did you miss this year's MBA Annual Meeting? You can watch it on-demand for FREE! Click the 'Watch Now' button below to hear from MBA leadership as they reflect on the past year and honor this year's MBA Award recipients: 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Hon. Patricia Gorence, US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin (ret.)

Distinguished Service Award

James Goldschmidt, Quarles & Brady LLP

E. Michael McCann Distinguished Service Award
Mark Silverman, Legal Action of Wisconsin

Not to be missed, watch Paulette Brown, ABA Past President, Lock Lord LLP deliver the excellent keynote address on the importance of coming together as a legal community to ensure all voices are heard and all people are served equally under the law. 


Court Updates 

Click here for the latest information court operations as it is provided to us.

Special Thanks to the 100% Club Firms

100% Club members are firms of five or more attorneys that enroll all attorneys as MBA members. Each firm receives special acknowledgement in the MBA facility, The Brief e-newsletter, here on the MBA website, and a special events like Judges' Night and State of the Court. Plus, 100% Club firms know their support of the local bar association helps provide meaningful services to both the legal community and the public.

100% Club

Investors in the future!

The Milwaukee Bar Association has been the cornerstone of Milwaukee's legal community since 1858. The MBA is proud to have created a facility in downtown Milwaukee that will serve as a home and a resources for all of Milwaukee County's legal community.

Our facility donors helped create a space with state of the art meeting facilities that can be utilized by all. Donors also provided space for new attorneys to begin their practice with tools to support practice and personal growth. The MBA will be a place you can stop in for a cup of coffee, to catch up with a colleague or meet clients.

Facility Donors