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Natoya L McGhie

President, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association 


President's Message

Welcome to the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association! Thank you for your support.

I am honored to serve as President for the 2020-2021 membership year.  I invite you to read about my theme for the year in my President's Message.

I encourage you to share your thoughts and suggestions on how we can continue to serve our membership during this time.

Yours Truly,


Betsey Jean-Jacques

Betsey Jean-Jacques serves as the Principal Law Clerk to the Hon. Francois Rivera in the Civil Term of Kings County Supreme Court. Prior to becoming a court attorney, she served as an Associate Attorney with Mental Hygiene Legal Service, Second Department.

Ms. Jean-Jacques is an active member of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) and previously served as Co-Chair of WBASNY’s Diversity and Membership Committees. Betsey is also very involved on the chapter level. In June 2020, she was installed as Treasurer of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) and serves as a member on several BWBA committees.  Although she is a Brooklyn native, she previously served on the board of the Staten Island Women’s Bar Association as a Director and as its Corresponding Secretary. Ms. Jean-Jacques also serves as a Director of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kings County and is a member of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn and the Haitian American Lawyers Association.

Ms. Jean-Jacques obtained a Juris Doctor and Master of Social Work from Syracuse University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University.

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