The Robert W. Calvert Inn of Court accepts applications for membership during the month of May each year. The Calvert Inn is the first Inn established in Austin and has been awarded Platinum recognition by the American Inns of Court for multiple years. Applications are welcome from any practicing attorney or judge in Travis County and the contiguous counties. Membership is open to all licensed Texas attorneys, regardless of area of practice or trial experience.

The application deadline is May 31 of each year. Anyone interested should submit a letter stating their interest in joining, a resume, and two letters of recommendation (preferably from members of the legal community) to our Membership Chairs:  Matt Garcia and Shelby L. O'Brien Please include “Calvert Inn of Court Membership Application” in the subject line of your email for tracking purposes.

Membership is limited and the number of admissions is based upon the available number of openings. Successful applicants are admitted as Associates (licensed less than 8 years), Barristers (licensed 8-20 years) or Masters (licensed 20 years or more). The Inn meets monthly September - April of each year, with each meeting including dinner and a presentation by Inn members. Inn members earn CLE credit for presentations and attendance and also have the opportunity to participate in public service projects. The Inn provides a unique opportunity for attorneys from all disciplines to meet and work together in a collegial and collaborative environment as well as develop relationships with colleagues you might not otherwise encounter in daily practice.

For more information, please contact our Inn Administrator, Darla Thomas, at