At McGinnis Lochridge, we strive to attract and retain talented and diverse attorneys and staff in order to better reflect our community and better serve our clients.  We value diversity as an important moral goal and recognize that through diversity, we bring a multiplicity of voices and perspectives to every case, lawsuit, and negotiation.

McGinnis Lochridge seeks to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential.  Our lawyers and our firm are involved in supporting professional and civic organizations that foster inclusion, diversity, and tolerance through the following efforts:

  • The firm currently sits on the Austin Bar Association’s Diversity in the Profession committee and, as a founding sponsor, helps coordinate the Diversity Fellowship Program which provides opportunities for minority law students to work in the courtroom and with law firms.  The firm’s participation in the Diversity Fellowship Program promotes diversity within the firm and the legal community.
  • Our lawyers have served in leadership and other capacities in many organizations, including:

             o   American Gateways

             o   Austin Asian American Bar Association

             o   Austin Black Lawyers’ Association

             o   Equality Texas

             o   Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

             o   Hispanic Bar Association of Austin

             o   Hispanic Issues Section of the State Bar of Texas

             o   Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association

Mission Statement

To better serve and reflect our clients and our communities, McGinnis Lochridge will:

  • promote diversity within the firm by  recruiting and developing attorneys and staff from diverse backgrounds;
  • promote diversity within the legal community by continuing to participate in and further the activities of bar associations, programs and groups that work toward creating a more diverse legal community; and
  • promote diversity within our local community by continuing to work with organizations that seek to enhance opportunities towards the advancement of all members of our society.