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Texas Municipal Courts Association

Our Mission

To support continuing legal education, leadership, technical assistance, and other programs to equip municipal court judges and court support personnel in providing excellent court services throughout the State of Texas and ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all people.




A Message from the President

June 6, 2022


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April 13, 2022






Beginning July 1, 2022, you can print or download your membership card and certificate from your profile. 

Simply login to the website and click on the view profile link at the top right corner of the page!

You will have access to certificates from the most recent & current academic years.

Certificates can take up to 30 days to be uploaded.


Member Only Resources

Our new website offers exclusive access to resources for members only.  Simply login to the website and click on the Membership tab, then select Member Resources from the drop down menu.  You must be logged in for the drop down menu to appear.  You'll have access to helpful resources such the  membership directory, discussion forum and legislative news.

The member only resources menu will only be available to active members.  




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TMCA  - TMCEC - TCCA- TMCF


We know it's confusing.  We can help!

Each organization plays an important role when it comes to assisting municipal court personnel, but each has its own mission, set of goals and governing board of directors.  


TMCA (Texas Municipal Courts Association) 

  • founded in 1974
  • incorporated as a 501 (c)(4) non-profit organization’s 
  • parent association of TMCEC
  • governed by a board of directors voted on by the membership
  • funded through membership dues
  • membership includes judges, clerks, prosecutors and all other court support personnel
  • local representation is divided into 10 regions
  • membership year is September to August
  • annual meeting (education may be provided)

TMCEC (Texas Municipal Courts Education Center)

  • formed in 1983 by the Texas Municipal Courts Association
  • incorporated as a 501 (3)(c) corporation in 2006
  • funded by the Court of Criminal Appeals appropriated by the Legislature to the Judicial and Court Personnel Training Fund
  • education year is September to August
  • judicial education, technical assistance and resource materials

TCCA (Texas Court Clerks Association)

  • founded in 1972 for municipal court clerks and justice court clerks
  • governed by board of directors elected by the membership
  • funded through membership dues
  • membership is divided into 5 classes
  • local representation divided into 8 chapters 
  • membership year January to December
  • annual conference (education provided)
  • education sponsored by local chapters

TMCF (Texas Municipal Courts Foundation)

  • founded in 2018
  • incorporated as a 501 (3)(c) corporation 
  • governed by a board of directors 
  • provides support for continued education and leadership for Texas municipal judges and court support personnel




Texas Municipal Courts Association

P.O. Box 667546

Houston, Texas 77266



TMCACoordinator

TMCA is a 501 (c)(4) non-profit organization

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