California Minority Counsel ProgramPlans Annual Business Development Event

Friday, September 1, 2006 - 01:00

The California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), an organization aimed at maximizing opportunities for lawyers of color, this month has scheduled its Annual Business Development Conference, being presented under the theme Diversity: The Sky's the Limit!

The conference will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, September 13 and 14 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco. Sessions will run from 2 to 5:15 p.m. on the first day, followed by a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the second day, followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.

The conference is CMCP's signature event and features speakers, MCLE programs, skill development and discussions geared toward diversity in the legal profession.

Among the session topics will be:

  • Making It a Two-Way Street: Best Practices for Achieving Mutually Beneficial Partnerships Between In-House and Outside Counsel;
  • So, You Want the Business? Strategies for a Successful Beauty Contest.
  • Conference speakers are still to be announced.

    For further information, visit www.cmcp.org/conference2006.