Contact NCBA @:

8000 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 677-0561

Diversity › Committees › Minorities in the Profession

Welcome to the Minorities in the Profession Committee

MIP News Community Info

Established in the mid 1980s, the Minorities in the Profession Committee continues to foster access to the legal profession for students, law students and legal professionals through its programming and activities.  Over the years, programs such as the High School law conference, Minority Corporate Counsel Program, 1L Summer Associate Program, Bar Exam Study scholarships and the Bar Exam Writing Clinic have provided opportunities and support for minorities interested in the practice of law.  

Currently the Minorities in the Profession Committee, or MIP, has the following areas of focus:

  1. Diversity Conference
  2. 1L Summer Associate Program
  3. Implementation of Diversity Task Force Recommendations
  4. Preparing law students for the practice of law
  5. Expanding the committee's web presence


Saturday, February 8, 2014
¡Adelante! | Moving Forward: A Skills Building Event for Students

The North Carolina Bar Association Foundation's Latino Affairs Committee and Minorities in the Profession Committee present ¡Adelante! | Moving Forward on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the NC Bar Center from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.  This free event for law students teaches the skills necessary to successfully transition from law school into the work force as a well-rounded attorney.  A diverse and impressive group of panelists will discuss everything from mentorship to self-marketability, followed by a Mock Cocktail Party/Speed Networking session.  For more information please contact Ashley Randall at
Space is limited so REGISTER TODAY!

Friday, February 14, 2014
1L Summer Associate Program

The 1L Summer Associate Program (SAP) is a signature program of the NCBA's Minorities in the Profession Committee.  For more than 20 years, some of the brightest and most talented minority law students have been placed with law firms and corporate legal departments for summer work experiences. For more information please click here or contact Ashley Randall at