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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
945 North Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77024
(281) 501-4300

Conference Registration

TMCP 2015 Online Registration Coming Soon

Informational Interviews

Learn more about informational interviews and how to participate.


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


2015 TMCP Sponsor and Interviewer Brochure [PDF]

Read about TMCP sponsorship opportunities.

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 - August 20, 2015
  • Dallas - TBA
  • El Paso - TBA
  • Fort Worth - TBA
  • Houston - August 4, 2015
  • San Antonio - TBA

TMCP Corporate Counsel of the Year Award

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

2015 TMCP Sponsors

Lowe's Companies, Inc. logo
Exxon Mobil logo
USAA logo
Baker Botts LLP logo
Jackson Lewis logo
Kelly Hart logo
Locke Lord LLP logo
Norton Rose Fulbright logo
Shell Oil Company logo
Winstead logo
Alston Bird LLP logo
Association of Corporate Counsel - Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter logo
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP logo
Cantey Hanger LLP logo
Fish & Richardson logo
Jackson Walker LLP logo
Jones Day logo
Steptoe Johnson logo
Vinson Elkins LLP logo
Winston & Strawn logo
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP logo
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC logo
Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP logo
Haynes Boone logo
K&L Gates LLP logo
Liskow & Lewis logo
Mitratech Holdings, Inc. logo
Sedgwick, LLP logo
Texas A&M University School of Law logo
Baylor Law School logo
Boulware & Valoir logo
Burford & Ryburn, L.L.P. logo
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP logo
Cobb Martinez Woodward PLLC logo
McGinnis Lochridge logo
University of Houston Law Center logo

TMCP Benefits

  • Networking opportunities include receptions, a golf tournament, spa event, speed networking luncheon and more
  • Comprehensive dual-track CLE program
  • CLE presentations from experts in the field on both days
  • More than 10 hours of MCLE credit offered


Find answers to some frequently asked questions about our program.


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