Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association

Founded 1976

Board of Directors


2017 to 2018

An organization advancing the political, economic, educational, social, legislative and legal interests of the African-American community in San Diego County.


42nd Annual Awards & Scholarship Gala

The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation invites you to attend its 42nd Annual Awards & Scholarship Gala, “The Power of a Star: It Leads, It Lights, It’s Limitless”! Tickets go on sale September 17!

Join us for our 2018 Juneteenth Celebration

2018 Juneteenth Celebration Please join us in celebrating Juneteenth on June 10, 2018, at the Admiral Baker Park!!! We are excited to partner with so many wonderful organizations this year, including the Black Political Association of California; North...

Woke San Diego College Tour

The EBGBA Board has voted to sponsor the “Woke San Diego College Tour.” This tour will go to three college campuses here in San Diego County, and feature three candidates the EBGA endorsed for office: Genevieve Jones-Wright, Monica Montgomery, and Omar Passons.

Understanding the Law & Victims’ Rights Concerning Identity Theft

EBGBA Presents “Understanding the Law and Victims’ Rights Concerning Identity Theft” on April 25, 2018, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at California Western School of Law.

Movie Night: Black Panther

To kick off the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association’s social year, and in honor of Black History Month, we are gathering together to watch the Black Panther movie on Thursday, February 15 at 6:45 PM!

Summer Joint Mixer

EBGBA and PALSD present the Summer Joint Mixer on August 10, 2017! Hosted appetizers will be provided, and happy hour specials available until 7:00 PM.

Neighborhood Law School

We are proud to present, in partnership with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, our annual Neighborhood Law School at Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market Street, San Diego.

The Mass Incarceration Machine

EBGBA Presents, “The Mass Incarceration Machine” on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The event will feature a discussion with panelists Christie Hill, Monica Montgomery, and moderator Geneviéve Jones-Wright.

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