Frequently Asked Questions About Diversity & the Bar®

These FAQs are designed to provide a better understanding of Diversity & the Bar® magazine, our media kit, and other questions about our publications and how to request reprints. For more information about Diversity & the Bar magazine please email Kimberly A. Howard, CAE, Editor-in-Chief, Diversity & the Bar®, by email at

What is Diversity & the Bar?

Diversity & the Bar®, a publication of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), examines issues relating to the recruitment, retention, and promotion of minority attorneys in order to establish inclusiveness in the practice of law.

MCCA was founded in 1997 to advocate for the expanded hiring, retention, and promotion of minority attorneys in corporate law departments and the law firms that serve them. MCCA accomplishes its mission through the collection and dissemination of information about diversity in the legal profession, and Diversity & the Bar® is the signature publication of the association.

How often is Diversity & the Bar published?

The magazine is published on a bimonthly basis; MCCA publishes six issues a year. The editorial themes for the year are as follows:

  • January/February
  • March/April
  • May/June
  • July/August
  • September/October
  • November/December

How can I receive Diversity & the Bar?

The magazine is distributed to member corporations and a large segment of the subscribers to ACC Docket magazine published by the Association of Corporate Counsel. Individual subscriptions are now available.

How can I advertise in Diversity & the Bar?

Please contact Don Cooksey, Montrose Media Sales, by phone at (301) 816-7901 or by e-mail:

How can I obtain a copy of Diversity & the Bar's media kit?

Please contact Kimberly A. Howard, CAE, Editor-in-Chief, Diversity & the Bar, by email:

Content expected to appear in each issue of Volume 16 (2014) includes:

  • Notes From the President & CEO
  • Perseverance in Profile
  • Spotlighting…
  • Association Focus
  • Lawyer's Lantern
  • Movers & Shakers
  • Diversity News
  • In Closing...

How can I obtain reprint permission for Diversity & the Bar articles or other MCCA content?

Please access the request form by clicking here. Submit the info to or print the form and fax to 202-739-5999. Note: Please allow for a turnaround time of five business days. For more information about reprint requests, please click here.

We anticipate developing an online form for requests in the near future. Thank you for your patience.

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In Every Issue

  • Spotlighting…
    An Exceptional Attorney
  • Association Focus
    Profiling Like-Minded Legal Groups
  • Movers & Shakers
    Keep Track of Colleagues’ New Positions
  • Diversity News
    Stay up to date on all Events
  • Lawyer's Lantern
    Illuminating Career Advice from prominent attorneys
  • In Closing...
    Features a brief interview with an attorney that has made headlines for his or her work on a recent case

Media Kit


Those that bring in the business keep the company afloat. Attorneys that have a book of business that exceeds $2 million a year are eligible to be recognized in the pages of Diversity & the Bar®.

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MCCA's 2013 Rising Stars

The old guard is about to hand over the reins to a bright new corps of attorneys who will confront unforeseen challenges as they shepherd the profession into a new world where diversity will matter more than ever.

  • Manuel F. Cachán
  • Nadira Clarke
  • Christopher Garcia
  • Blossom Kan
  • Tirzah Lowe
  • Marie Ma
  • Jeremy D. Protas
  • Teena-Ann Sankoorikal
  • Noni Ellison-Southall
  • Vivian Lee Thoreen
  • Krishna Veeraraghavan
  • Bryan Wahl

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Best Lawyers Under Forty

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association recognizes 21 of the nation's most distinguished attorneys from around the country and across the legal spectrum.

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