ROBERT HALF LEGAL IS THE MINORITY CORPORATE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION'S NEWEST BUSINESS ALLIANCE
Washington, DC -- The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) today announced a new business alliance and sponsorship with Robert Half Legal, a leading staffing service specializing in the placement of attorneys, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals.
The agreement calls for Robert Half Legal to become MCCA’s career development and staffing partner, giving MCCA’s members access to a wide range of staffing and career management resources. Robert Half Legal will also contribute content to MCCA's Diversity Online Resource Information Service, (DORIS) a members-only section of the organization's website that will offer diversity best practices and resources.
As MCCA’s career development and staffing partner, Robert Half Legal will continue to sponsor a scholarship in MCCA’s Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program, which promotes diversity and academic excellence in law schools. In addition, Robert Half Legal will sponsor MCCA's ninth Annual Pathways to Diversity® conference to be held November 19, 2008, in New York City.
“MCCA believes that the services that Robert Half Legal is offering will be excellent resources for the organization and its members,” said Veta Richardson, executive director of MCCA. “We greatly appreciate the financial support that it lends to our scholarship and educational programs in pursuit of our mission.”
“We are pleased and proud to be working with the leading association for minorities in the legal field,” said Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal. “We understand the importance of diversity and will be working closely with MCCA to provide its members with the career- and management-related tools necessary for recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse workforce.”
About Robert Half Legal Robert Half Legal is the legal staffing division of Robert Half International. The company provides law firms and corporate legal departments with highly skilled professionals, including attorneys, paralegals and legal support personnel, on a project and full-time basis. Robert Half Legal offers online job search services at www.roberthalflegal.com.
About The Minority Corporate Counsel Association The Minority Corporate Counsel Association advocates for the expanded hiring, promotion, and retention of minority attorneys in corporate legal departments and the law firms that serve them. MCCA furthers its mission by publishing research on achieving diversity and best practices in the legal profession, honoring innovative diversity programs with its Employer of Choice and Thomas L. Sager awards, and assisting diverse law students through the Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program.
MCCA’s work has been recognized with awards from the National Minority Business Council, Inc., the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Gay and Lesbian Law Association, and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Founded in 1997, MCCA is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and also has a Southeast regional office in Atlanta, Ga. For more information, go to mcca.com.