12th Annual Meeting of Law School Diversity Professionals

amlsdp2018 or 1820? Strategies for Confronting New Manifestations of Age-Old Oppressive Structures

201​8 Conference
​​May 2-4, 2018
Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas


The Annual Meeting of Law School Diversity Professionals brings together law school diversity professionals and supporters in a collaborative environment to:

  • Promote a system of networking and information and resource sharing
  • Develop best practices for law school diversity services; and
  • Advance the matriculation, retention, and support of minority and diverse students and graduates of U.S. law schools.

Ashton HotelConference Hotel

The Ashton Hotel
610 Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
To reserve a room:  Please call the hotel directly and provide the group name "AMLSDP".

Texas A&M School of LawDirections & Map

Driving directions to our campus located at 1515 Commerce Street can be found using the map below. The main entrance to the law school is on Commerce Street, across from the Fort Worth Water Gardens.


Airports:  Texas A&M University School of Law is located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, just 30 minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The second largest airport in the ​United States, DFW has direct flights to over 200 locations around the world and is a hub for American Airlines (AA). The Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL), about 40 minutes from the Law School, is a hub for Southwest Airlines (SWA).

To and From the Airport:  The ​​​hotel does not offer a shuttle from the airport, but ground transportation options, such as taxi, SuperShuttle, shared ride (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and rental cars, are available.

Rental Cars:  Most downtown hotels are within walking distance ​of the Law School. So, there is not really a need for a rental car or other transportation between the Law School and the hotel.

Parking:  Free parking for conference attendees is available in the Law School parking lots.

Navigating Downtown Fort Worth

Molly the TrolleyTrolley:  "Molly the Trolley" offers trolley routes throughout downtown Fort Worth to Sundance Square and picks up ​near the downtown hotels.

Enjoy the walk!:  Download a walking map of Downtown Fort Worth highlighting attractions and eateries.

Fort Worth Bike Share:  https://fortworth.bcycle.com/

Shared Ride:  Uber and Lyft service this area.

Explore Fort Worth

Sundance SquareDiscover "Where the West begins" in the city of cowboys and culture. Experience world-class museums, restaurants, entertainment, outdoor activities and sports (Go Rangers!). Explore true western heritage in the Historic Stockyards, complete with a cattle drive and rodeo. Discover one of the best downtowns in America, complete with a visit to Sundance Square or venture to the vibrant West 7th area or Near Southside Magnolia District. ​Find your zen in the Water Gardens directly across the street from the law school or explore your wild side at the Fort Worth Zoo, one of the top 5 zoos in the nation.