Gregory E Kimble Jr. serves as the 2016-2017 Northeast Regional Chair for National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, heIn this role, he exercises general executive authority over the business, activities, and initiatives of the Northeast Region of NBLSA, which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey (northern), New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. In addition, he presides over the operations of the Northeast Regional Board.
Greg is a native of Roosevelt, New York in Long Island. He graduated from SUNY Albany, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies. While at Albany, he served as the Recording Secretary for the N.A.A.C.P., SUNY Albany chapter. He was also a Residential Assistant, earning staff member of the month honors, as well as being selected as a student representative for a think tank dedicated to reviewing the University’s global brand. Upon graduation, Greg worked as a teacher in the Bronx, and ran a group home with Boys Town New York.
He is currently a 3rd-year student at Brooklyn Law School (“BLS”), where he has received a full ride after receiving the Lilse, Lark-Barranko, and Martin Luther King scholarships, along with the BLS Opportunity Grant. He is also a member of Brooklyn Law School’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Honor Society, Law Student’s For Veteran’s Rights, Brooklyn Law Entrepreneurs Club, a 2016 Transactional Law Meets competitor, and a participant in Brooklyn’s C.U.B.E. Consultation Center. Prior to joining NBLSA’s national board, Greg served as the New York Metro Subregional Director for the Northeast, and as the treasurer for BLS’s Law Student’s for Veteran’s Rights.
In addition to his organizational leadership, Greg has interned for the Honorable Judge Nelson Román, a U.S. District Court Judge, S.D.N.Y. He also served as an intern for the Actor’s Equity Association and is currently a legal intern at Pro Bono Partnership, helping with transactional work for non-profits. As an Innovate NYC Fellow, Greg is working with 19 other NYC students in an inter-disciplinary effort to develop a product or service for the benefit of social entrepreneurs and non-profits.
Greg is married to Kara-Beth Kimble, MSW and has a 3-year-old daughter named Karis. He loves basketball, music, and cycling and is looking forward to breaking his personal best of 75 miles in a day.