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CMCP eBulletin - March 26, 2013

Thank you Mintz Levin!
Annual Programs Sponsor 2013

Welcome New Members!

Congratulations To CMCP Member Attorneys Making It On
The Recorder's 2012 Attorneys of the Year!

Lucia Coyoca
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

Rachel Krevans
Morrison & Foerster

Bruce Deming
Covington & Burling

Michael Jacobs
Morrison & Foerster

Christopher 'Kit' Kaufman
Latham & Watkins

Harold McElhinny
Morrison & Foerster

Tad Freese
Latham & Watkins

Robert Van Nest
Keker & Van Nest

Leif King
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Jeffrey Vetter
Fenwick & West

Farella Braun + Martel Receives First Annual
Dell Legal Diversity Award

Farella Braun + Martel LLP has been honored with the inaugural Dell Legal Diversity Award. The award, which recognizes a law firm that embraces diversity initiatives, seeks to encourage Dell’s outside law firms to use diverse and innovative perspectives in their work on Dell legal matters.

Read Full Press Release Here

CMCP Member Cassandra Mougin Becomes Shareholder!

Congratulations CMCP Member Cassandra Mougin
for becoming Shareholder at Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz!

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Joint Bar Mixer - Oakland

Come mingle with members of the following bar associations and enjoy complimentary appetizers while reconnecting with friends and making new connections.

South Asian Bar Association of Northern California (SABA-NC), East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association (EBLRLA), Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California (BWLNC), Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association (ACCTLA), Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA), AABA (Asian American Bar Association), Iranian American Bar Association of Northern California (IABA), Women Lawyers of Alameda County (WLAC), Asian American Prosecutors Association (AAPA), Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley (APABA-SV), Korean American Bar Association of Northern California (KABANC), Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA), Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA), and the co-chairs of the Minority Bar Coalition. Enjoy complimentary appetizers while reconnecting with friends and making new connections.

  • This event is FREE for members of the sponsoring bar associations. Become a member of any association that night and get in for free!
  • $10 at the door for all other attendees
  • Feel free to invite friends and colleagues
  • Walk-ins welcome!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Everett & Jones BBQ
126 Broadway
Oakland, CA

RSVP Online:

SABA Foundation 2013 Public Interest Fellowships

The South Asian Bar Association of Northern California Foundation (SABA Foundation) is accepting applications for 2013 Public Interest Fellowships. The SABA Foundation awards annual public interest fellowships to enable law students who dedicate their time, effort and knowledge for the benefit of the South Asian community and/or the Northern California community at large.

Candidates must submit their applications to Zahra Billoo, SABA Foundation Secretary, by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013 at

The Foundation will award fellowships by late April 2013. More information about the Foundation and the application can be found at:


Volunteers Needed to Tour Superior Court with 5th Graders: April 18 and/or April 25

The Bar Association of San Francisco's Day in Court (DIC) program provides children in 5th - 8th grades with the opportunity to tour the local court house; meet with volunteer judges and attorneys; and observe jury trials.

Volunteers guide the tours and answer student questions.

The DIC program introduces children to the real world of law.

Volunteers are needed on April 18 and April 25. Time commitment is only two hours.

To learn more and to volunteer, email Jayne Salinger at

Commonwealth Club of California Presents
Laurel Bellows, ABA President:
The Fight for Liberty, Equality and Justice

American Bar Association President

Nationwide, our courts are withering – starved for adequate funding. Meanwhile, there are more than 100,000 people in the United States who are forced to provide sex and labor services for their captors’ profits. And according to some estimates, women continue to earn just 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. Come listen to one of the nation’s top legal voices, ABA President Bellows, speak about these issues and possible solutions.

Commonwealth Club
595 Market (at Second Street)
San Francisco, CA
Date & Time:
Friday, May 10 2013
11:30 a.m. - check-in
12:00 p.m. - Program

Cost: ABA MEMBERS FREE; $7for students; $12for CMCP members, faculty, staff and alumni of Bay Area law schools, friends of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and members of BASF, California Women Lawyers, Queen’s Bench, Association of Corporate Counsel, and other specialty bars


Please use the coupon code specialforaba (lower case) to get the $12 rate.

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