TMCP Save the Date - Houston

The State Bar of Texas Office of Minority Affairs invites you to a complimentary TMCP networking event on Thursday, July 21, 2011 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to network with other legal professionals in the Houston area. You must RSVP by July 18. Read the full details [PDF].

The mission of the TMCP is to increase opportunities for minority and women attorneys who provide legal services to corporate and government clients, and to expose those organizations to the legal talent found in the minority and woman community.

TMCP counsel of the year award nominations deadline is June 15

The TMCP Corporate Counsel of the Year and Trailblazer Outside Counsel of the Year awards nomination deadline is June 15, 2011. Visit www.texasbar.com/tmcp for more details and nomination forms.

The Corporate Counsel of the Year Award is presented to the corporate counsel that has done the most to open doors for Texas minority and women attorneys by promoting diversity within their department and/or company, and by consistently hiring minority and/or women attorneys in private practice to perform legal work on behalf of their company.

The Trailblazer Outside Counsel of the Year Award is presented to the nominee judged by the Selection Committee to have done the most to effectuate the promotion of diversity within the legal profession through hiring, retention and mentoring of minority and women 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.

Reminder: TMCP is next week, Sept. 1-3

Don't forget: the Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP) is next Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 1-3, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas in Dallas, Texas.

The mission of the TMCP is to expand and increase the opportunities for minority and women attorneys to provide legal services for corporate and government clients, and to encourage corporations and government agencies seeking outside counsel to hire and retain minority and women lawyers.

Visit our web page at www.texasbar.com/tmcp for more information and to register today.

Texas Minority Counsel Program (TMCP) set for Sept. 1-3 at Las Colinas

The 18th annual TMCP conference - Sept. 1-3, 2010 - will attract corporations and government agencies wishing to participate in informational interviews with minority and women lawyers. The program will also include a two-track CLE program designed for minority/women lawyers and corporate/government counsel. It will be held at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas.

Click here for the TMCP brochure, sponsor list and interviewing opportunities.