President's Message

Dear NSMBA Members, Partners, and Sponsors,

It is with great pleasure, pride and excitement that I begin my term as President of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association (NSMBA).

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The History of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association

The Norman S. Minor Bar Association (NSMBA) was founded in 1980 as Cleveland's first full-fledged African American bar association. It grew out of the merger of four African American professional groups and is named in honor of one of Cleveland's foremost trial attorneys, African American attorney Norman Selby Minor.

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2016-2018 Executive Officers

Executive Committee Members for 2016-2018

Valissa Turner Howard, President

Brandon D. Cox, 1st Vice President

Lola Prignitz, 2nd Vice President- with Little Sunny and Gussy ;-)

Treasurer, Lon' Cherie' Billingsley

Membership Secretary, Ludgy LaRochelle

Recording Secretary, Karrie Howard

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