Attorney Development and Diversity Program

Cowles & Thompson adopted and implemented an Attorney Development and Diversity Program, in order to promote greater diversity in the workforce, provide opportunity for those of diverse racial, gender, and ethnic background, and to foster an environment in which all are inspired to achieve, grow, and advance.

At Cowles & Thompson, we believe that promoting diversity among staff, associates and shareholders enhances our ability to meet - and exceed - our clients' expectations.

  • Recruiting of minorities and women both at the attorney and staff level.

  • Providing professional support to guide, develop, mentor, retain, and promote minorities and women.

  • Developing a diverse supplier base and building relationships with suppliers who reflect the market, clients, and communities we serve;

  • Supporting firm member involvement in community and  professional diversity programs;

  • Participating in the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP), a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Independent School District;

  • Providing service to the community, including free clinics and seminars in support of furthering community access to legal services.