Jan. 29, 2013
-- The Dallas Bar Association
and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas
have concluded the annual “Equal Access to Justice Campaign,” which funds the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program in order to provide free legal assistance to over 4,000 low-income families with civil legal needs each year. The lawyers of Dallas raised a record-breaking—$
834,000. The Chair of 2012-2013 Campaign was Michael K. Hurst
, of Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP.
Donors of $2,500 and up were:
CHAIRMAN’S COUNCIL ($25,000)—Anonymous;
Lisa Blue Baron and Mike Kaeske; Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP; Hon. Deborah G. Hankinson; Payne Mitchell Law Group
DIAMOND SPONSORS ($15,000)—AT&T; Slack & Davis, L.L.P; The Mike and Barbara Lynn Philanthropic Fund
PLATINUM SPONSORS ($10,000)—Andrews Kurth LLP; Anonymous In Memory of Chief Justice Clarence A. Guittard
; Baker Botts, L.L.P.; D Magazine
; Elrod, PLLC; Exxon Mobil; Friedman & Feiger, LLP: Godwin Lewis PC; The Hartnett Law Firm; Haynes and Boone, LLP; Jones Day; KoonsFuller;
Locke Lord LLP; Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP; Mary Kay, Inc.; Mike McKool, Jr.; Thompson & Knight LLP; and Vinson & Elkins LLP
GOLD SPONSORS ($5,000+)—A.H. Belo Corporation;
Jerry C. Alexander; Anderson Tobin PLLC; Baron & Budd, P.C.; Belo Corp.; Bracewell & Giuliani LLP; Brown McCarroll, L.L.P.; Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P; Carter Stafford Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC; Crain Lewis, LLP; Dallas Asian American Bar Association;
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; Energy Future Holdings, Luminant & TXU Energy; Cheryl A. Engelmann; Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLP; Fish & Richardson P.C.; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Gardere Wynne Sewell; Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP; Al G. Hill, Jr.; J.L. Turner Legal Association Foundation; Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Mark & Laurie Johansen; K&L Gates LLP: Koning Rubarts LLP: Ted B. Lyon; Stephen F. Malouf; Patton Boggs LLP; SNR Denton; Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC; Texas Lawyer; The Texas Lawbook
; Waters & Kraus, L.L.P.
SILVER SPONSORS ($2,500+)—Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Roger Bivans & Sarah Donch; E. Leon & Debra Carter; Nina Cortell; Sally L. Crawford; DBA Securities Section; Greenberg Traurig, LLP; J. Mark Hollingsworth;
Lackey Hershman LLP: Will & Ellen Pryor; Sayles Werbner; Daniel J. Sheehan, Jr.; Strasburger & Price; Susman Godfrey; Peter S. Vogel; Robb L. Voyles; Wick Phillips Gould & Martin LLP.; Joel & Terilyn WinfulThe Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) is a joint program of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. DVAP conducts neighborhood legal clinics each month at seven community locations, and provides specialty legal clinics for veterans and the elderly. DVAP recruits and trains volunteer attorneys, and provides staff support to the volunteers.
For more information on the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program or the Equal Access to Justice Campaign, contact Alicia Hernandez, director of the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (214) 220-7499.