The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and its mission is to represent the interests of the African-American legal community in San Diego County. The Foundation exists primarily to provide support for diversifying the legal community, which currently includes scholarships for law students and support for law students and African American legal professionals in growing as attorneys, obtaining and maintaining employment, developing private practice as sole practitioners or partners within law firms, advancing in public sector employment, and related efforts.

Gifts made to the Foundation are tax-deductible.

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9/10/2016 – Our 40th Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner is right around the corner! Come join us for a celebratory evening of diversity and achievement! To purchase a ticket or become a sponsor – click here

2/08/2016 – Applications for the 2016 July California Bar Exam Scholarship are now open! Deadline to apply is February 16, 2016. To apply – click here

2/01/2016 – Photographs from the 2015 Annual Awards & Scholarship Dinner– click here

3/18/2015 – Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association and Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation Joint Membership Meeting – click here

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