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Companies and Law Firms: Sponsor Early

Get a jump-start on your CMCP Conference Sponsorship for 2018 by expressing interest early. Get your CMCP sponsorship into the budget now and help CMCP showcase and promote your commitment to diversity in the legal profession all year long. Our Signature and Premium Sponsorships always sell-out so be sure to get the one you want for 2018!

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In-House Counsel: Sign Up for Corporate Connections

Express your company’s interest now in participating in the 2018 CMCP Corporate Connections so you can meet with qualified diverse attorneys in San Francisco next year.

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Highlights from Past CMCP Conferences

This is what makes the CMCP Annual Business Conference the must-attend event of the year for attorneys of color in California.

And why CMCP is the California Business Attorney’s Diversity Partner!

About the CMCP Annual Business Conference

The CMCP Annual Business Conference brings together an incredibly diverse mix of business lawyers from various types of organizations (corporations, law firms, public agencies), for networking and professional development and high quality legal educationduring two days filled with opportunities! The CMCP Conference is the must-attend event of the year for attorneys of color in California. Whether you’re a new law firm associate or the general counsel of a Fortune 500 company, the CMCP Annual Business Conference has plenty to offer. Stay up-to-date and have your say in shaping next year’s CMCP Conference. Scroll down for more…

What Our Members Say

Aurelio Pérez, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.
Aurelio Pérez, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.
For the first time in my career probably, I found a room that just felt right.
Mimi Lee, Managing Counsel, Litigation, Chevron Corporation
Mimi Lee, Managing Counsel, Litigation, Chevron Corporation
It’s rejuvenating. You walk away from spending time with people…you feel really good, and charged up again.
Richard Amador, Partner, Sanchez & Amador LLP
Richard Amador, Partner, Sanchez & Amador LLP
It’s a community. After you’ve been to one or two events, you’re not just networking anymore, you’re hanging out with your friends.
Tambry Bradford, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Tambry Bradford, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
It was very inspiring and encouraging to hear from, and meet so many impressive individuals committed to the advancement of minority attorneys in the industry.
Michael Bennett, SVP & General Counsel - Litigation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Michael Bennett, SVP & General Counsel - Litigation, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
CMCP always manages to make the event entertaining and fun, and most of all, beneficial to the upcoming generation of leaders. I came away feeling that you and had imparted a great deal of information to the attendees in a short time – more so than at most such events.
Mae O'Malley, Founder, Paragon Legal
Mae O'Malley, Founder, Paragon Legal
We met an attorney who we have now put on project (that was truly a miracle as she has a very specialized skill set we happened to be looking for at that very moment). And [the Dine-Around] Thursday night has to be one of my all time best moments from ...