October 12-14, 2022

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

CMCP is thrilled to confirm that we will meet live, and in-person, for this year’s 2022 annual business conference – the first, in-person conference since 2019!

Over 500+ business attorneys of color from associates at law firms, to in-house general counsel at corporations, and executives from public and civic agencies will meet for three days of business networking, substantive CLE, and meeting and reconnecting with diverse attorneys and diversity leaders from across California.


CMCP2022 Annual Business Conference registration will open Monday, August 8.

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Reserve your room at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. Please use this link to book your room at the CMCP discounted rate for CMCP2022 – https://book.passkey.com/go/CMCP2022.


Sponsorships at the Signature, Premier and Host tiers are now available. For more information, click the link below. For custom packages, please email Robert White ([email protected]) for Signature Sponsorships or Leah Weatherspoon ([email protected]) for Premier and Host Sponsorships.


Wednesday, October 12, 2022

  • Women of Color Forum

  • Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 13, 2022

  • Plenary and Keynote

  • Concurrent CLE Sessions

  • Desk of the General Counsel and

  • GC Reception

  • Dine Around

Friday, October 14, 2022

  • Corporate Connections

  • CMCP Recognition Lunch

  • Concurrent CLE Sessions

  • Closing Reception

For more information about the Agenda, hotel, or special accommodations, please email [email protected]

CMCP2022 Sponsorships
CMCP2022 Sponsorships


Applications are now open for the 2022 CMCP law firm, corporate legal department, and individual diversity awards. CMCP is proud to honor applicants that exemplify a commitment to providing attorneys of color with access and opportunity for business and professional development.

To review and submit nominations, please click the titles below:

* Deborah J. Broyles Law Firm Diversity Leader Award 
Presented to a lawyer at a CMCP member majority-owned firm who has had sustained involvement in CMCP, has made significant achievements in promoting diversity at their firm, and has demonstrated a personal commitment to CMCP’s mission, including mentoring and development of POC attorneys.

* Drucilla Stender Ramey Majority-Owned Law Firm Award
Awarded to the CMCP majority-owned law firm member that has demonstrated the greatest commitment to diversity. See nomination form for details.

* John Essex and Guy Rounsaville In-House Counsel (Corporate/Public Agency) Diversity Award
Awarded to the CMCP Corporate or Public Agency member that has demonstrated the strongest commitment to diversity. See nomination form for details.

* Marci Rubin Emerging Diversity Leader Award
Presented to a practicing attorney at a CMCP member organization in their first 15 years of practice who has had sustained active involvement in CMCP, demonstrated strong leadership qualities and personal commitment to CMCP’s mission of diversifying the bar, and who has been active in promoting CMCP and encouraging others to participate.

Minority-Owned Law Firm Client Service Award
Presented to the CMCP minority-owned law firm member that has best demonstrated outstanding client service. In addition to the self-nomination, nominations from at least two clients must be submitted for a firm to be considered.

Please submit nomination applications by September 2, 2022.

The awards will be presented at the CMCP2022 Annual Business Conference Recognition Lunch on Friday, October 14, 2022.

For more information, please email [email protected].

CMCP Diversity Awards
CMCP Diversity Awards
CMCP Diversity Awards
CMCP Diversity Awards