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The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

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FAQs About Volunteering with the Association of Corporate Counsel 

Q: Who is the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)? 
A: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global professional association serving the in-house counsel community. ACC provides resources, networking opportunities, and professional development programs for its members, lawyers and legal professionals working in corporate legal departments. 

Q: Why should I volunteer with ACC? 
A: Volunteering with ACC can be a rewarding experience that allows you to make a meaningful impact on the in-house counsel community. By volunteering, you can contribute your skills and expertise to help advance the goals of ACC and its members, expand your professional network, gain new experiences, and develop leadership skills. 

Q: What volunteer opportunities are available with ACC? 
A: ACC offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including serving on committees, contributing to publications, speaking at events, mentoring, participating in advocacy efforts, and supporting ACC's pro bono initiatives. ACC has numerous committees covering various areas of law and industry sectors and opportunities to get involved with local chapters and global initiatives. 

Q: How much time do I need to commit as a volunteer with ACC? 
A: The time commitment for volunteering with ACC can vary depending on the specific opportunity and your availability. Some volunteer opportunities may require a larger time commitment, while others may be more flexible. ACC values the time and effort of its volunteers and works with them to accommodate their schedules. 

Q: What are the qualifications or requirements to volunteer with ACC? 
A: There are no specific qualifications or requirements to volunteer with ACC, as long as you are a member of ACC in good standing. ACC welcomes volunteers from diverse backgrounds and experiences and encourages all members to get involved and contribute to the organisation in their unique ways. 

Q: How do I become a volunteer with ACC? 
A: A: To become a volunteer with ACC, you can express your interest by using this form or by emailing or having a chat with leaders of your chapter at the next event you attend!

Q: What support and resources are available for ACC volunteers? 
A: ACC provides support and resources to its volunteers, including access to ACC's vast network of in-house counsel professionals, tools and templates for committee work, guidance from ACC staff, and opportunities for professional development and networking. ACC also recognises and appreciates the contributions of its volunteers through various forms of recognition. 

Q: Can I volunteer with ACC if I am not a member? 
A: Most volunteer opportunities with ACC are available only to ACC members. However, non-members may have opportunities to contribute to specific initiatives or projects on a case-by-case basis. Joining ACC as a member gives you access to a broader range of volunteer opportunities and benefits. Visit our website to find out more about becoming a member of ACC. 

Q: Can I volunteer with ACC if I am not based in the United States? 
A: Yes, ACC is a global organisation that welcomes volunteers worldwide. ACC has local chapters in various countries, and there may be opportunities to volunteer in your region or contribute to global initiatives. 

We hope this FAQ section addresses your questions and concerns about volunteering with the Association of Corporate Counsel. If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to ACC's chapters team by email  

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at ACC!  


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