Long Beach Bar Association
Centennial Celebration Calendar
We're excited to welcome members and friends to a year long celebration of 100 years working with the law and Long Beach. Founded in 1917 the Long Beach Bar Association has a proud history of action, service, and comeraderie which we hope to be able to share with you at some of our many events. Events which will contain special centennial content are listed below, for a full calendar of our events please visit our events page.
February 3, 2017
Come join the Bar Association on its one hundredth birthday! We will celebrate the future of the Association as we swear in our new Board and Officers and remember our past as we announce the award for Lawyer of the Century.
March 23, 2017
Our annual Judges' Night always provides an opportunity to meet and mingle with our local Bench Officers. In addition, this year we will be presenting the award for the 2016 Judge of the Year during the reception, as well as celebrating the long history of our Association and the Bench.
A Celebration of Service
Come for the education, stay for the celebration. We are partnering with The Nonprofit Partnership to offer MCLE on the ethics of nonprofit governance before a reception highlighting our members' ongoing work in the community.
May 18, 2017
For over 50 years the Long Beach Bar Association has worked to recognize and reward some of the best young minds in our community. This year's dinner continues that work, awarding scholarships to current high school seniors, while looking back at some of our notable past scholars. We invite you to help us work towards the future as we seek to raise funds for this worthy cause.
When the Bar was Young
Transport yourself back in time, and join us for a fun look back at the early days of the bar. Don your costume and join us at the speakeasy entrance. The password is "Justice!"
Bring the whole family for a fun and relaxing time as the Barristers host a barbecue. Enjoy food and games as we celebrate our members in a less formal setting.
October 26, 2017
The culmination of our centennial year, our gala will bring our members together to celebrate the storied history and achievements of our Association and our members. We will be joined by special guests from our membership and the legal community for this momentous night.
History of the Law in Long Beach
Learn more about the history of the Law in Long Beach as we are joined by the City Prosecutor and City Attorney's offices for this look back on the profession in our city.
War Stories at the Inn
December 12, 2017
Join the LBBA and the Inn of Court as we witness re-enactments of some of the wildest incidents to ever befall our members.