CMCP Ambassadors Council Application
All Ambassadors must meet the following requirements:
A minimum of four years of law practice, including practice as an in-house lawyer, as an outside counsel, or as a judicial law clerk.
Law firm non-partner or in-house non-manager at the time selected as an Ambassador or a law firm partner or in-house manager in the first two (2) years of partnership or in-house management.
A demonstrated record of promoting diversity in the legal profession.
A demonstrated record of interest and commitment to CMCP as a primary diversity organization.
In-House counsel must practice in a CMCP-member organization.
Outside counsel must practice in a CMCP-member law firm.
Ambassador terms are two (2) years, beginning in April at the annual CMCPAC in-person meeting.
All applicants for the CMCPAC must submit a completed, signed CMCP Application during the Application Period.
The Application Period for 2024 is from January 3, 2024 – January 31, 2024.
For additional Information about the CMCPAC, contact Malavika Lobo, the CMCPAC Appointments Committee Chair.
Based on input from Ambassadors, including gathering input from an online survey, Ambassadors are required to do the following to keep their membership in good standing:
Attend the CMCPAC Spring Meeting
Attend the CMCPAC In-Person Meeting at the CMCP Annual Business Conference
Attend at least one telephone-only Council Meeting
Attend the Annual Business Conference
Plan at least one CMCPAC Event/Program per year
Attend at least one non-conference CMCPAC event
Although not required, Ambassadors are encouraged to do the following:
Have each Ambassador’s organization sponsor the Conference
Bring colleagues to the Annual Conference
Bring new member prospects to Annual Business Conference
Bring colleagues to a non-conference CMCPAC event
Bring new member prospects to a non-conference CMCPAC event
Have your organization sponsor or host a non-conference CMCPAC event
Attend events of other diversity organizations where CMCP is a sponsor/honoree
Solicit new CMCP member organizations
Serve on a speaker panel, or secure a speaker, for a CMCPAC event
Promote CMCP to other organizations
Participate on a formal or ad-hoc CMCPAC committee