Earl B. Gilliam Bar Associatation

True Change Requires Real Action

Advancing the political, economic, educational, social, legislative and legal interests of the Black community in San Diego County.

Support

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association needs your support to as it works to advance the political, economic, educational, social, legislative and legal interests of the Black community in San Diego County. Donate to EBGBA so that it can continue to fight for equitable police practices, support candidates who align with the Mission, and lobby for legislative and legal interests of the African-American community in San Diego County.

Endorsements

EBGBA endorses candidates for political office, judicial applicants, and legislative acts which advance the political, economic, educational, social, legislative and legal interests of the Black community in San Diego County. See EBGBA's endorsements.

Events

EBGBA hosts events throughout the year. Events such as Juneteenth and Neighborhood Law School support the African-American community in San Diego County and support our heritage. We support law students and lawyers with mentorship and networking events and MCLE-approved trainings. Come join us.

Mission Statement

The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the political, economic, educational, social, legislative and legal interests of the Black community in San Diego County.

We are committed to defending the legal and human rights of all people, promoting the administration of justice, eradicating the root causes of racism, promoting the professional and personal interests of its individual members, and preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.

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The Coalition of Police Accountability and Transparency (CPAT) is a coalition of over fourteen organizations whose mission is to foster police accountability in San Diego County. Sign up as an official supporter of the policy reform platform.

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Review EBGBA's endorsed candidates and vote for them. Then donate to EBGBA so we support candidates and initiatives that will benefit our community.

Endorsements

Endorsements

After careful consideration, EBGBA endorses the candidates and issues that benefit the African-American community in San Diego.

Directory

Directory

Looking for a lawyer? EBGBA's membership is comprised of San Diego attorneys who are able to help.

Events

Events

EBGBA hosts events throughout the year to support the legal community, law students, and San Diego residents. Come join us!

Support

Support

EBGBA needs your help. Whether you've been a member for just one day or for decades, ESA encourages members to get involved.

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News & Updates

Donate to Fund Campaign for Charter Amendment to Create a Commission on Police Practices
Since 2015, Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association (EBGBA) has been a leader in the fight to create a community-led commission with the power to independently investigate police conduct.  After this long struggle, we are near the finish line. An in-depth study released in November 2019 underscores the urgent need for San Diegans to advance the…
Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association opposes reelection of undignified, unqualified “birther” judge on the November 6, 2018 ballot
Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association (EBGBA) announces its firm opposition to the reelection of Judge Gary Kreep on November 6 and urges all decent, fair minded San Diegans to remove him from office by refusing to vote for him. This opposition is squarely based on Judge Kreep’s unfitness for office. EBGBA President, Andrea St. Julian,…
EBGBA Files Complaint, Calls for Investigation of Olango Shooting
On September 27, 2016, an El Cajon Police officer shot and killed Alfred Okwera Olango, a Ugandan refugee. Mr. Olango was neither armed nor dangerous. Rather, he was distraught over the recent death of a friend and, as a result, his sister called 911 seeking assistance for him. The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association immediately…