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Diversity in the Profession Committee

Created in 1989


To examine the historical and current status of minorities in the profession and to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding how the bar can take action to enhance employment and economic opportunities for minorities in the profession and to increase involvement by minorities in the bar.

2021-2022 Projects and Objectives

  • • Conduct Texas Minority Attorney Program (“TMAP”) event in Houston

  • • Conduct Texas Minority Law Student Program (“TMLS”) events in two Texas cities

  • • Submit articles to the Texas Bar Journal

  • • Apply for the Texas Bar Foundation Grant, request Bar Prep Course Donations, and research other grants for the Bar Prep Scholarship program

  • • Increase participation in K-12 Outreach and partnership with local bar associations

  • • Create outreach partnership programs with colleges to focus on legal career opportunities

Department Contact

Office of Minority Affairs
(512) 427-1538
Fax: (512) 427-4439

Amar Raval
(713) 526-0200

Staff Contact
Caren Cheavens
(512) 427-1735

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