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CMCP Networking Mixer - Irvine
25th Anniversary Celebration

MCCA Diversity Gala &
Pathways to Diversity Conference

Call for Nominations:
Daily Journal’s Top 100

2014 US-Korea Law Day
Thank You 2nd Quarter Sponsors

MCCA’s Call for Nominations for
Diversity & the Bar Rainmakers List

Lim Ruger Panel Series: Women@theTABLE
How Do Women Lawyers Make it Rain?

Discount for CMCP Members:
ACI’s 22nd Forum on Wage Hour Claims
Join us for CMCP's Irvine 25th Anniversary Celebration!
Irvine Program & Networking Reception
Hear from CMCP Board Members
Catch up with old friends
Meet new people & expand your network
Monday, July 28, 2014 • 5:30 - 8:00pm; program at 6:00pm
McCormick & Schmick’s 2000 Main Street Irvine 92614
Presented by:
Sponsored by:
LTL Attorneys
Thank You 2nd Quarter Program/Event Sponsors!
We would like to thank the following sponsors
for their support in delivering great CMCP
programming during the second quarter of 2014!
flexKeker & Vannest
mcca minority corporate association
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has scheduled its Gala and Creating Pathways to Diversity® Conference much earlier this year, and we want to make sure we’ve alerted everyone who might find these events of interest.

The MCCA Diversity Gala will take place July 25, 2014 at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. where Justice Cruz Reynoso will receive MCCA’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The Gala is MCCA’s premier awards program honoring leaders in the legal profession for diversity and inclusion. Esteemed actor, producer, director and social activist Laurence Fishburne will deliver the keynote address and present MCCA’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award to Justice Reynoso. Kristen Welker, NBC News White House Correspondent, will serve as the emcee for the Diversity Gala. Evening entertainment will feature music icon, multi-Grammy award-winner and back-to-back Oscar nominee, James Ingram. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit

MCCA’s Creating Pathways to Diversity® Conference, July 24, 2014

MCCA’s Creating Pathways to Diversity® Conference is a full-day educational conference promoting the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. It provides programs focused on global diversity, inclusive leadership and talent optimization. The Pathways Conference offers practical development tools and resources for individual lawyers and organizations. This premier diversity and inclusion conference hosts over 500 legal professionals and experts.

To register or for more information, please visit the organization at
Diversity & BAR
Nominations are Now Open for the 8th Annual Diversity & the Bar Rainmakers List
As in past years, MCCA plans to profile a select group of prominent minority rainmaker lawyers in the November/December 2014 issue of Diversity & The Bar. It’s crucial to highlight the professional successes of minority attorneys who continue to lead the industry.
Click the above image to read profiles of our 2013 Rainmakers.
An attorney must have a proven record (i.e., several years) of compiling books of business exceeding $2 million annually, including over the past year.
Firms may choose to proffer more than one person, but a firm will not be represented by more than one attorney in the final group.
Our goal is for the group to embody a wide representation in several
areas, including ethnicity, gender, geographic location and practice
Past candidates who were not selected are encouraged to re-apply.
Past winners will not be eligible.
Submission Process
Submit a 200 word statement that includes attorney career highlights which will help in the selection process. Include the attorney’s ethnicity, gender, geographic location and practice area. Please submit all of this information in one document. PDFs will not be accepted.
For your attorney(s) to be considered for inclusion in this year’s list, please submit candidates directly to Editor in Chief, Kim Howard, CAE at
Daily Journal
Call for Nominations – Daily Journal’s 2014 Top 100

The Daily Journal’s Top 100 honors California lawyers whose legal work changed the law, an industry or society in the last year. Top 100 attorneys may be at universities, non-profit or government agencies or in firms of any size. The nominations form is on the Daily Journal web site through July 25. No subscription or log-in required.
Lim Ruger Presents A Three-Panel Series
How Do Women Lawyers Make It Rain?
Co-Sponsored by
Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP
1055 West 7th Street, 28th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017
MCLE credit approval pending
Series 1
August 27, 2014
Secrets of Successful Client Development
Join our distinguished panel of speakers for an in depth discussion on the nuts and bolts of creating a book of business. Our panelists will discuss strategies for identifying potential clients and distinguishing oneself to the potential client. Topics will also include the challenges of client development including the importance of stepping out of one's comfort zone, creating time for business development, and getting past the fear of rejection.
Ruth Kahn, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Timi Hallem, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
*Additional speakers to be announced.
Series 2
September 11, 2014
How Women Approach Business Relationships
Success is partially driven by the ability to form and maintain meaningful relationships. So how do women lawyers successfully foster and leverage business relationships with corporate counsel? Our panel consisting of legal professionals from diverse backgrounds will share their personal experiences from both sides of the table, providing insight on how women approach this differently from men. What works and what doesn't?
Katherine Adkins, General Counsel, Toyota Financial Services
Leon Bass, Senior Attorney, Southern California Edison
Maidie Oliveau, Counsel, Arent Fox LLP
Series 3
October, 2014
(date to be announced)
The Inside Job: How In-House Counsel Champion Diversity From Within
Have you ever wondered how in-house counsel champion diversity from the inside? Our distinguished panelists will explore strategies they use to promote diversity in the legal profession, with a focused look at the challenges and opportunities they face in hiring diverse outside counsel. The panel will also address ways diverse attorneys and firms can position themselves to be recognized and hired by in-house counsel.
Derrick L. Brent, Associate General Counsel, Masimo Corporation
Malissia R. Clinton, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, The Aerospace Corporation
*Additional speakers to be announced.
Light refreshments and beverages will be served.
Parking validations will be provided.
Space is limited. RSVP required to Susan Kim
The "2014 US-Korea Law Day©”
-- ”K-Law®” Global --
Supported by
KIA Motors America, Inc.
Korean Bar Assoc. of Korea
Gyeonggi Central Bar Assoc. of Korea
MCLE Provider:ADR Services, Inc.
Special Sponsor:The City of Irvine (Community Partnership)
Irvine Chamber of Commerce
KOTRA (Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency)
KIA Motors America, Inc. (map) Irvine, CA, U.S.A.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Reception Follows)
Panel topics to include;
Frequent and potential issues arising at the intersection of Korean and U.S. Compliance laws
Panelists to include the Korean jurists
5 hours of California or Korea MCLE credits available subject to approval
For more information or inquiry
Event Coordinator (English or Korean) T: 949-955-2577 F:949-251-1150
Email: Website:
Korea Bar AssociationLexis NexisLOTTE
$350: Registration (until 7/23/2014); or
$450: Late (7/24/2014 - 7/25/2014); or Walk-up (7/26/2014)
Law Students:Contact event coordinator (
for 50% discounted rate.
A lunch and evening reception and a complimentary copy of
"The 2014 US-Korea Law Journal" (about 700 pages)
CMCP Members Receive $200 discount (use code CMCP200)
View Participant List
Register by July 16 to lock in early bird rate
Learn from and meet industry leaders from:
Bank of America
Best Buy
Wells Fargo
Boehringer Ingelheim
The Hartford
Wells Fargo
Century Link
Royal Bank of Scotland
Masco Corporation
Family Dollar Stores
Advance Auto Parts
PSEG Services
The Dolan Company
Marsh & McLennan
Florida Power & Light
Western Union
Enhanced enforcement efforts and aggressive investigations by the DOL, DOJ, NLRB and state agencies are leading to the rapid expansion of the Wage & Hour landscape.As a result, this conference is trending to be the largest of all the previous installments!

The is the only event that goes the extra mile and brings you an extensive in-house counsel client presence for maximum networking and business development, and federal and state judicial insights

Here's a sneak peek at just some of insights that the federal and state judges will be providing in the two judicial panels:
What works and doesn’t work in their courtrooms in wage cases
Why the employers in wage cases before them and before juries succeeded, and why they did not
Specific examples in the wage context of: 1) poor witness selection; 2) inability to connect with the jury; 3) bad lawyering
For wage cases, what works best in: 1) jury instructions; 2) voir dire; and 3) opening and closing statements
Register using code CMCP200 to save $200
Register Now by Calling 1-888-224-2480
For More Details, visit:
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