Lagasse Branch Bell + Kinkead attorneys are proud to be leaders in the legal industry and actively participate in the following industry organizations:
California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP)
LBBK is an active member of the CMCP, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access and opportunity for business and professional development. CMCP works with the State Bar of California, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel – America, as well as many local bar associations and professional associations to help achieve diversity and inclusion within law firms and in-house law departments, and in the outside counsel spend of corporations and government agencies.
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
LBBK is a member of the CLM, a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, litigation and risk managers, claims professionals, and attorneys whose goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. Our attorneys regularly attend and speak at conferences.
National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)
LBBK is a proud member of NAMWOLF, a legal organization comprised of AV-rated firms across the nation that represent major corporate clients, including private/public entities. The organization strives to promote diversity in the legal profession. Our attorneys actively participate in the organization’s Labor and Employment, and Restaurant, Retail & Hospitality Practice Area Committees; they serve on subcommittees and regularly speak at NAMWOLF conferences and webinars.
San Diego County Bar Association’s (SDCBA) 100 Percent Club
LBBK and all its San Diego-based attorneys participate in the SDCBA 100 Percent Club. Through this commitment, the firm supports the work done through the SDCBA’s diversity initiatives, community service campaigns, and continuing education programs.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
LBBK attorneys actively participate in SHRM, a non-profit association of human resource professionals focused on providing comprehensive training, information and resources, and advancing the practice of human resource management. Our attorneys participate in both the San Diego and the Inland Northwest (Washington and Idaho) chapters of SHRM. They serve on various SHRM committees, actively participate in chapter initiatives, speak at conferences and webinars, and have served on the Board of Directors, including as the VP of Conferences, and as Past President, President-Elect, and Vice President of Legislation.