Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP)

The TMCP is a client development, networking, and CLE event for diverse attorneys in Texas. The TMCP was created in 1993 with the mission of increasing opportunities for minority and women attorneys who provide legal services to corporate and government clients, and to expose those organizations to the talent found in the minority and woman lawyer community.

TMCP 2015
Houston, Texas
October 14-16, 2015
The Westin Houston, Memorial City

Conference Registration

TMCP 2015 Online Registration Coming Soon

TMCP 2014 Conference Registration Brochure

Informational Interviews

Learn more about informational interviews and how to participate.


Demonstrate your commitment to diversity in the legal profession by sponsoring the conference.

TMCP 2015 Sponsor & Interviewer Form [PDF]

Read about TMCP sponsorship opportunities.

2014 TMCP Sponsors

Lowe's Companies, Inc. logo
Cantey Hanger LLP logo
Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC logo
Exxon Mobil Corporation logo
American Airlines logo
Baker Botts logo
GeoSouthern Energy Corporation logo
Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP logo
Locke Lord LLP logo
Norton Rose Fulbright logo
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. logo
Quinn Emanuel logo
Reed Smith LLP logo
Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. logo
Shell Oil Company logo
USAA logo
Winstead PC logo
Alston & Bird LLP logo
Association of Corporate Counsel - Dallas - Fort Worth Chapter 
AT&T logo
BakerHostetler logo
Chevron logo
cicayda logo
Cozen O'Connor logo
Dallas Area Rapid Transit logo
Fish & Richardson P.C. logo
Hewlett-Packard Company logo
Jackson Lewis P.C. logo
Jackson Walker L.L.P. logo
Jones Day logo
McKool Smith logo
Paul Garcia & Associates logo
Seyfarth Shaw LLP logo
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC logo
Vinson & Elkins LLP logo
Wells Fargo logo
Winston & Strawn LLP logo
SuperiorReview logo
Andrews Kurth LLP logo
Baker Donelson logo
Bowman and Brooke LLP logo
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP logo
Carrington Coleman L.L.P. logo
Escobedo, Tippit & Cardenas, LLP logo
Fisher & Phillips LLP logo
Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP logo
H5 logo
Haynes and Boone, LLP logo
Lam Lyn & Philip logo
Liskow & Lewis logo
Littler logo
Newby Davis PLLC logo
Sedgwick, LLP logo
SettlePou logo
Shackelford, Melton, McKinley & Norton, LLP logo
South Texas College of Law logo
Thompson & Knight LLP logo
The University of Texas School of Law logo
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP logo
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP logo
Anderson Kill logo
Boulware & Valoir IP Specialists logo
Burford & Ryburn, L.L.P. logo
Carstens & Cahoon LLP logo
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP logo
Cobra Legal Solutions LLC logo
Corporate Counsel Section - State Bar of Texas logo
Decker Jones logo
Dr Pepper Snapple Group logo
Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo LLP logo
FordHarrison logo
Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody logo
HEB logo
HG Litigation logo
Husch Blackwell LLP logo
Hutcheson Bowers LLLP logo
McGinnis Lochridge logo
SMU Dedman School of Law logo
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP logo
Texas A&M University School of Law logo
Texas Tech logo
Thompson Coe logo
Thurgood Marshall Law School - Texas Southern University logo
University of Houston Law Center logo
UNT Dallas College of Law logo

2014 TMCP Networking Through Service Sponsors

Greenberg Traurig logo
JP Morgan Chase logo
HEB logo

Save-the-Date Receptions

TMCP Save-the-Date Receptions are networking receptions held in major cities throughout Texas during the months leading up to the annual conference. These receptions provide an excellent opportunity to network with local legal professionals while learning more about the TMCP.

The dates of the 2015 receptions are as follows: 
  • Austin - TBA
  • Dallas - TBA
  • El Paso - TBA
  • Fort Worth - TBA
  • Houston - TBA
  • San Antonio - TBA

TMCP Corporate Counsel of the Year

The Corporate Counsel of the Year Award recognizes an in-house counsel who has opened doors for Texas minority and women attorneys by promoting diversity within their legal department and/or company and by consistently hiring diverse attorneys in private practice to perform legal work on behalf of their company.

2015 TMCP Awards Nomination Info Coming Soon

TMCP Trailblazer Award

The Trailblazer Outside Counsel of the Year Award recognizes an outside counsel who has effectuated the promotion of diversity within the legal profession through hiring, retention and mentoring of diverse attorneys, partnering with minority and women owned law firms and involvement with Bar and/or community activities designed to promote diversity within the legal profession.

2015 TMCP Awards Nomination Info Coming Soon

TMCP Benefits

  • Networking opportunities in informal and relaxing environments like breakfasts, receptions, golfing, spa events, casino night and more
  • Comprehensive dual-track CLE program designed specifically for minority/women lawyers and corporate/government counsel
  • CLE presentations on both days on a variety of topics from experts in the field
  • More than 10 hours of MCLE credit offered


Find answers to some frequently asked questions about our program.


{Back to top}