CMCP Ambassadors Council – Qualifications2018-09-08T16:29:04+00:00

The CMCP Ambassadors Council

Supporting the mission and work of CMCP, and expanding CMCP’s reach and effectiveness, via the active engagement of its members.

Ambassador Qualifications:

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 elected as an Ambassador.
  • A demonstrated record of promoting diversity in the legal profession.
  • A demonstrated record of interest and commitment to CMCP as a primary diversity organization.o Outside counsel must practice in a CMCP-member law firm.

Ambassador Terms:

  • Ambassador terms are 3 years, beginning in April at the annual CMCPAC in-person meeting.Application Timing and Form:
  • All applicants for the CMCPAC must submit a completed, signed CMCP Application during the Application Period (the third week in October through the first week in January each year).
  • The Application Period for 2019 is from October 12, 2018 – January 4, 2019.
  • Applications must be submitted to CMCP at: [email protected]
  • For additional Information about the CMCPAC, contact the Chair [email protected] or contact the Vice Chair [email protected]
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:
  1. Attend the April All-Council Retreat
  2. Attend Conference In-Person Council Meeting
  3. Attend at least one telephone-only Council Meeting
  4. Attend the Annual Conference in October
  5. Plan a CMCPAC Event/Program
  6. Attend at least one non-conference CMCPAC event
Although not required, Ambassadors are encouraged to do the following:
  1. Have each Ambassador’s organization sponsor the Conference
  2. Bring colleagues to the Annual Conference
  3. Bring new member prospects to Annual Conference
  4. Bring colleagues to a non-conference CMCPAC event
  5. Bring new member prospects to a non-conference CMCPAC event
  6. Have your organization sponsor or host a non-conference CMCPAC event
  7. Attend events of other diversity organizations where CMCP is a sponsor/honoree
  8. Solicit new CMCP member organizations
  9. Serve on a speaker panel, or secure a speaker, for a CMCPAC event
  10. Promote CMCP to other organizations
  11. Participate on a formal or ad hoc CMCPAC committee
Apply to Join the CMCP Ambassadors Council