MCCA Events & CLE

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association holds exceptional events throughout the year that focuses on networking, career development, education and job training. Below is a list of our upcoming events and programs. We hope to see you there.

General Counsel Summit April 19-22, 2017




Apr 19-22 

General Counsel Summit
The General Counsel Summit is a three and a half-day event that provides innovative educational offerings focusing on leadership and diversity. The GCS provides opportunities for thought leaders to benchmark their legal department and build their peer network in intimate settings, creating an atmosphere that fosters professional development.


Aventura, FL

Jun 19-20 

Global TEC Forum
The Global TEC Forum brings you the unique opportunity for MCCA members, corporate legal departments, and law firms, to network and attend training to move their careers forward. There will be a CLE track on both days that will focus on how technology is helping your practice area move forward.


San Francisco, CA

Oct 3-4 

Pathways Conference
MCCA's Creating Pathways to Diversity ® Conference is a full-day educational conference promoting the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.


New York, NY

Oct 4 

MCCA Diversity Gala
The MCCA Diversity Gala is the premier national awards program that honors leading corporate law departments, law firms and individuals who champion diversity and inclusion.


New York, NY

Organizational Spotlight

Apr 20-22

American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law - A Capital View: Best Practices in Inside and Outside Construction Counseling
The Forum is coming to Washington, D.C. on April 20 – 22, 2017 for its Annual Meeting and CLE program entitled “A Capital View: Best Practices in Inside and Outside Construction Counseling” and is pleased to announce the availability of six (6) Diversity Scholarships for the cost of registration for this program to women and minority construction lawyers, construction lawyers with disabilities, and construction lawyers from the LGBT community.


Washington, D.C.

Apr 24

NYSBA Commercial & Federal Litigation Section presents annual “Smooth Moves 2017: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color”
The “Smooth Moves” program is the premier diversity event for the NYSBA Commercial & Federal Litigation Section. It consists of a complimentary CLE program, and presentation of The Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award to honor the career accomplishments of an attorney of color. This year’s CLE program is entitled “Diversity Works: The Business Case for Aligning Law Firm Diversity Initiatives With Client Supplier Goals” Moderated by renowned Harvard Law School Professor David Wilkins, the program will feature a thought-provoking discussion among global law firm Chief Diversity Officers and diverse General Counsel, or high-level legal department executives, from major corporations with forward-thinking employee and vendor diversity initiatives; participants will explore synergies between corporate legal department and law firm diversity initiatives in order to meaningfully improve diversity within the profession.


New York, NY

Apr 27

Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers - Diversifying the Law: Moving Beyond the Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Join us on April 27th as we unpack the intricacies surrounding the need for diversity in the legal profession. Panelists from a variety of backgrounds and legal sectors will provide strategies and tips on how firms and companies can advance their diversity efforts, and ultimately work toward a more consistently inclusive profession. We encourage attorneys from all legal sectors, law students, HR professionals, and diversity and inclusion partners to attend this event.


Madison, WI


NYC Bar Office for Diversity Associate Leadership Institute
The New York City Bar is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Associate Leadership Institute, a five-part series of high-level development training for 4th-8th year associates at signatory firms. The institute will include keynote speakers, intensive training modules, and networking opportunities. The program will run from April - July 2017, and will be held on Fridays at the City Bar.


New York, NY

Aug 13

2017 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards
The 2017 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards will be presented at a luncheon on Sunday, August 13, 2017 during the ABA Annual Meeting in New York City.


New York, NY

Events Videos

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General Counsel Summit

Join MCCA at Turnberry Isle Miami Resort in Aventura, FL for the General Counsel Summit.


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Past Events Gallery

  2016 Global TEC Forum
New Orleans, LA
  2016 MCCA Diversity Gala
Washington, DC
  2016 Pathways Conference
Washington, DC
  2016 General Counsel Summit
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  2015 CLE Expo 
San Diego, CA
  2015 MCCA Diversity Gala
Washington, DC
  2015 Pathways Conference
Washington, DC


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