37th Annual Conference & Job Fair

Homecoming: Agents of Change in the Courtroom and Community


August 15 – 21, 2021
Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois

Dear NBPA Family,

NBPA’s 2021 Chicago Conference chairs and planning committee look forward to providing a safe, informative and inspiring experience for our members. We are working diligently to determine the safest way to host the conference in light of the pandemic. Members of the chicago planning committee are weighing all options responsibly, which includes a possible in person or virtual event.

Thank you to all who have completed our initial survey. Your feedback provided valuable insight and recommendations on how to move forward with this year’s conference. We plan to send a second survey by April 19, 2021.

COVID restrictions in Chicago, Illinois are fluid as we progress through vaccinations. Given that we expect to open registration later than usual, we will still provide ample notice when registration opens. Members will also be allowed to take advantage of discounted prices.

We will continue to update members as we plan and adjust to the new normal. Stay safe & healthy.

-Conference Co-Chairs Erika Gilliam Booker & Sierra Davis

37th Annual Virtual Job Fair – August 17, 2021

The National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) cordially invites you to participate in our virtual Job Fair on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The goal of the NBPA Job Fair is to promote diversity in prosecutors’ offices by providing a forum in which law students, recent law graduates, and experienced attorneys can meet and interview with prospective prosecutorial employers at the local, state, and federal levels.

Applicant Registration

The Job Fair begins at 8:00 am with registration and check-in; interviews commence at 9:00 am. There is no registration fee for law students and 2021 law school graduates during the general registration period. The general registration fee is $25 for experienced attorneys. On July 1, 2021, the registration fee increases to $50 for law students and 2021 law school graduates, and $100 for experienced attorneys. Registration closes on July 23, 2021.

  • Time Period
  • Early Registration (before July 1st, 2021)
  • General Registration (starting July 1st, 2021)
  • Law Students & 2020 Graduates
  • $0
  • $50
  • Experienced Attorneys
  • $25
  • $100

Employer Registration

Early registration is free until May 31, 2021. Starting June 1, 2021, the general registration fee is $50. Starting July 1, 2021, the late registration fee is $250. Registration closes on July 23, 2021.

  • Time Period
  • Early Registration is free until May 31
  • General Registration – June 1st-30th
  • Late Registration – July 1st-23rd
  • Registration Fee
  • $0
  • $50
  • $250

NBPA Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Forum

August 19, 2021
8:00am – 4:00pm
Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois


Huge thanks to the NBPA and the NBPA Foundation Boards who have been working hard to make great things happen!

The 2020 NBPA Foundation Scholarship winner will be announced during the 2020 Virtual Conference on Friday, August 21, 2020.

National Black Prosecutor’s Association congratulates the 2019 National Black Prosecutor’s Association Scholarship recipient Asya B. Giles

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