about Robert White
California Minority Counsel Program
Robert White has served as Executive Director of California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP) since August 2015. CMCP is California’s leading legal diversity organization for minority business attorneys, recognized nationally for its achievements. CMCP’s and Robert’s work centers on bringing together and promoting the development of minority attorneys in firms and in-house counsel. Robert was formerly the first ever Director of Alumni Career Services at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) where he provided career and professional development counseling and programs for new and experienced attorneys. Robert began his legal career as a corporate associate at Jackson Tufts Cole & Black, LLP and later served as Vice President and Senior Counsel in the Technology Group of the Wells Fargo Bank Law Department. Following Wells Fargo, he was Manager of Corporate Services Training for Robert Half International and concurrently built a consulting practice including organizational development, workshop facilitation, and business and career coaching. He is a graduate of Morehouse College, and was a Marshall Scholar at the University of Kent, England. He received his law degree from Stanford Law School, and holds an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Golden Gate University. Mr. White has volunteered and held leadership positions with professional associations and community organizations including the ABA, NALP and the Public Interest Law Project.
CBE represents an amazing opportunity to help a community I love to serve; and I get back everything I put into it when I spend time with the inspiring group of volunteers, organizers and leaders involved in the organization.