JMMP Workshop (10/2 & 10/9) - Taking the Plunge: Starting Your Own Law Firm or Non-Profit

10/02/2021 9:00 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

Mentors, Mentees, and Friends of the Program:

The Joint Minority Mentorship Program (JMMP) is holding a two-day workshop on starting your own law firm or non-profit, co-hosted by WWL and SABAW. The Zoom event is coming up soon: Sat. Oct. 2nd and Oct. 9th, 9am-12:30pm.  Pre-registration required. Details below.  Please spread far and wide as this event is free and open to all!

P.S. We still have a handful of slots for panel participants.  If you have experience starting/running your own law firm or non-profit organization, and are interested in joining a panel discussion, please email me at


E. Rania Rampersad

SABAW President / JMMP Founder


Taking the Plunge: A Two-Day Workshop on Starting Your Own Law Firm or Non-Profit

Have you ever thought about starting your own law firm (for profit or not-for-profit)?  Do you worry that you don’t have the resources, the connections, or the mentors to make it happen?  This event is for YOU!  Join the Joint Minority Mentorship Program for an interactive workshop to discover all the information, resources, and support that is out there waiting to help you.  Experts from a variety of backgrounds and practice areas will answer your questions, demystify the process, and give you the tools you need to succeed.  Sessions will place special emphasis on the perspectives of successful lawyers from a variety of underrepresented backgrounds, including women, ethnic, racial, and religious minorities, LGBTQ+ attorneys, attorneys with disabilities...etc. The event is open to all.  Register Here to attend.

What: Two Day Workshop on Starting Your Own Law Firm or Non-Profit

Who: Joint Minority Mentorship Program Follow-Up Event (free/open to all)

Co-Hosts: Washington Women Lawyers and South Asian Bar Association Washington

When: 10/2 and 10/9 from 9am-12:30pm

Where: Zoom (link provided upon registration) 

Full Event Registration Link:

JMMP is a partnership of several minority bar associations, hosted by SABAW, which pairs mentor lawyers of all backgrounds (including allies) with mentee law students and new lawyers (of any and all historically underrepresented groups) for a year-long program. JMMP is generously sponsored by The Opportunity and Progress Council, Foster Garvey’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative.

For questions about the workshop, or more details about the mentorship program, contact E. Rania Rampersad, SABAW President/JMMP Founder, at

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