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Nominations due December 1 for 2020 Justice Award

Nominations are open from now until December 1, 2020, for the Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association Justice Award. Each year, the Association recognizes one person who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the LGBT+ community by fighting injustice. The Association awarded its inaugural Justice Award to Jayla Wilkerson at its annual Holiday Party in 2019. … Continue reading Nominations due December 1 for 2020 Justice Award

Dallas Bar Association recognizes Dallas LGBT Bar Association as “sister bar”

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Dallas, Tex. (October 16, 2020) — The Board of Directors of the Dallas Bar Association (DBA) has unanimously voted to recognize the Dallas LGBT Bar Association (Dallas LGBT Bar) as a “sister bar association.” The vote came at DBA’s board meeting on October 15. Sister-bar status recognizes the work that the Dallas LGBT Bar has … Continue reading Dallas Bar Association recognizes Dallas LGBT Bar Association as “sister bar”

October 8, 2020: DLGBTBA and Texas-wide Law Student Virtual Happy Hour

The Dallas LGBT Bar Association invites current law students from all Texas law schools and recent Texas-area graduates to join us for a virtual happy hour and informal networking event on Thursday, October 8 from 6:00 to 7:30pm. Come learn about the benefits of becoming a DLGBTBA member, flex your skills with virtual games, and … Continue reading October 8, 2020: DLGBTBA and Texas-wide Law Student Virtual Happy Hour

Two new leaders join Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association board

Asante & Butcher join Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association board September 15, 2020, Dallas: The board of directors of Dallas LGBT Bar Association is delighted to announce the appointment of two new directors, Adwoa Asante (left) and Callie Butcher (right), to the board.Asante is the Principal Attorney of Asante Legal PLLC, a Dallas-Fort Worth law firm that … Continue reading Two new leaders join Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association board

Tex. Bar Foundation Honors DLGBTBA VP of Professional Development, Kim Austin.

"Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Ms. Austin's contributions to the legal profession. Each year the top one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows." The Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association's ("DLGBTBA") VP of Professional Development, Kimberly L. Austin, who is Of Counsel at DebnamRust, PC, has been elected … Continue reading Tex. Bar Foundation Honors DLGBTBA VP of Professional Development, Kim Austin.