Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute


Scholarship Donation Form


TCDLEI Mission Statement
The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Education Institute (TCDLEI) is committed to ensuring the fair administration of justice in Texas through the continuing legal education of criminal defense lawyers and their staff.

Board terms are three years.

Giving Opportunities?

Your generous contribution to the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute can be applied in several ways to fund a variety of legal and educational services for our membership:

TCDLEI Scholarships—deserving attorneys without the wherewithal to attend our seminars can get financial aid to help in their continuing legal education

Christine S. Cheng Memorial Asian-American Scholarship —scholarship application to Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Course

Texas Criminal Trial College Alumni—past attendees or faculty join to help support scholarships for deserving attorneys

Fellows and Super-Fellows—your contribution to this special TCDLEI endowment will be used to build a fund for future Texas lawyers

Comanche Club—help support training in this important approach to criminal law, providing a new dimension of psychological tools for the trial lawyer

Contributions are tax-deductible

Laurie L. Key
1213 Avenue K Lubbock, TX 79401-4025
P: (806) 771-3933
F: (806) 771-3935
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
Secretary | Treasurer
Jim Darnell
310 N Mesa St Ste 212 El Paso, TX 79901-1301
P: (915) 532-2442
F: (915) 532-4549
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
Vice Chair
Kyle T. Therrian
4500 W El Dorado Pkwy Ste 3000 McKinney, TX 75070-5758
P: (972) 369-0577
F: (972) 369-0532
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
Immediate Past Chair
Clay B. Steadman
612 Earl Garrett St Kerrville, TX 78028-4535
P: (830) 257-5005
F: (830) 896-1563
Term Ends: 06/18/2022
District 3
Monroe Solomon, III
1701 River Run Suite 801 Fort Worth, TX 76107-6498
P: (817) 928-4222
F: (817) 385-6715
Term Ends: 06/17/2023
District 3
Philip Wischkaemper
1401 Crickets Ave Lubbock, TX 79401
P: (806) 749-0007
F: (806) 749-0009
Term Ends: 06/19/2021