John C. MerchantPeck, Shaffer & Williams LLP
201 E. Fifth Street, Suite 900
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fields of Practice:Cultural Institutions and Other Nonprofits, Health Care, Infrastructure, Leasing, Public Schools, SWAPs and Other Derivative Products, Sports and Convention Facilities, Student Housing, Traditional Governmental, Transportation, Underwriter's Counsel, Water and Sewer
BLAC Continues Its Mission
Welcome to your online access to the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati (BLAC). The BLAC is a professional organization that is rich in history and is committed to seeing that all lawyers in the Cincinnati area, regardless of race, color, creed, or sex are given the opportunity to share equally in the legal profession. While we strive to improve the administration of justice in our community, we also seek to work with national, state and local bar associations in solving problems which are peculiar to all Black lawyers.
Our current membership includes judges, lawyers, law students and many others who are committed to the diversification and progression of our legal community. As we embark on the BLAC's present and future work, we want to sincerely thank you for your interest in the BLAC. Your help is what makes our continued success possible. We invite you to explore our new website and we look forward to working with you.
BLAC, an affiliate of the National Bar Association, is a not-for-profit corporation whose goals are:
- To improve the administration of civil and criminal justice.
- To work with national, state and local bar associations in solving problems which are peculiar to African-American Lawyers.
- To see that all lawyers and law students in the Greater Cincinnati area, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin or gender are given the opportunity to share equally in the benefits of the legal profession.
- To do all things necessary and incidental to the fulfillment of the purposes of this Association, in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 1702.01 et seq.