Lawyers Out on the Town in Dallas

Dallas ALA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

October 5, 2023

The Dallas Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators celebrated its 50th anniversary along with members, business partners and their significant others at The Star, the home of the Dallas Cowboys. The evening included a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing.

McGuire Craddock & Strother Celebrates 30th Anniversary

September 14, 2023

On September 14, McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C., celebrated its 30th Anniversary at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse Uptown. Guests enjoyed delicious food and drinks. A memorable evening and good time were had by all.

SABA Dallas’ Starry Night at the Museum

September 9, 2023

SABA Dallas’ glamorous Seventh Annual Benefit Gala was held September 9 at the Perot Museum of Nature Science, and Attorney at Law Magazine was a proud sponsor. The night included exclusive access to all four levels of the Perot, Instagrammable 360 videos, fine dining, dancing, wine pull, 360 photo booth, and a silent auction to raise money and awareness for their beneficiary charity, international nonprofit – Girls Who Code.

Dallas Bar Association 150th Anniversary Party

September 9, 2023

The Dallas Bar Association (DBA) has been celebrating with events and initiatives throughout the year to commemorate its 150th Anniversary. On September 9, the DBA celebrated with an epic party held at the Arts District Mansion. More than 600 people celebrated the history of the Bar Association with festivities, a live band, dancing, karaoke and even a surprise flash mob.

2023 Fashion Cited Benefits Legal Hospice of Texas

August 27, 2023

Dallas’ most stylish and charitable were invited to Fashion Cited, benefiting Legal Hospice of Texas (LHT), August 27, at the Empire Room. Fashion Cited is an annual, locally produced charity fashion show featuring up and coming Dallas clothiers and designers. All proceeds from the premier fashion event go to supporting LHT in its mission to help take care of the legal needs of those with terminal illness.

Since 1989, Legal Hospice of Texas has provided timely and compassionate legal services to low-income persons diagnosed with a terminal illness or HIV. Each year Legal Hospice of Texas assists over 400 North Texans free of charge. The value of its free services far exceeds $750,000 yearly. 

August 18-19, 2023

Attorney at Law Magazine was a proud sponsor for the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Second Annual Bench Bar Conference held Aug. 18-19 at The Hilton Anatole Hotel. Members clocked in 6.5 CLE Hours (1.75 Ethics) and enjoyed a social happy hour and parting day breakfast.

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers’ Dinner & Dialogue

July 20, 2023

On July 20, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers hosted its annual Dinner & Dialogue at the Arts District Mansion. This year’s theme was “Allyship: Pushing the Needle Forward Together,” which focused on action-oriented initiatives members as lawyers and leaders can foster through supportive personal relationships and public acts of sponsorship. 

Speakers included Amy M. Stewart, Charles M. Gearing and Callie Butcher. Hisham Masri presided as the moderator. 

Boswell PLLC Opening Celebration

June 29, 2023

Attorney at Law Magazine got Out on the Town for the opening celebration and reception of Boswell PLLC on June 29 at Pizzera Testa. Boswell PLLC was founded by Aubrey P. Boswell. The firm focuses on  estate planning. 

Bar None XXXV – Where the Law Dads Sing

June 23, 2023

Celebrating 35 years, once again, Bar None’s cast provided uproarious performances for four nights in June.  Thanks to the Dallas Bar Foundation, amazing sponsors, Director Martha Hardwick Hofmeister, Choreographer Rhonda Hunter and Producer Tom Mighell, these hard-working singers, dancers, and actors raised more than $2.3 million for the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarship since 1986. 

Photos Courtesy of Scott Alden.

Association of Legal Administrators Hosts Social

June 22, 2023

Attorney at Law Magazine got Out on the Town, June 22, 2023, with the Association of Legal Administrators Business Partner and Member Social/Cocktail Class at The People’s Last Stand located at Mockingbird Station co-hosted by Platinum Business Partner Centerbase. 

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Hosts Past Presidents’ Happy Hour

May 4, 2023

Attorney at Law Magazine got Out on the Town May 4 with the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The DCDLA hosted a happy hour at Dahlia Bar & Bistro in celebration of its distinguished past presidents. The event included complimentary drinks and appetizers.

State Bar of Texas LGBT Law Section Celebrates 25th Anniversary

April 15, 2023

The Council of the LGBT Law Section of the State Bar of Texas celebrated the 25th Anniversary (1998-2023) of its section at the Arts District Mansion, Saturday, April 15th.  The celebration began with a CLE program during the day (with ethics credit and lunch) that highlighted the section’s history and current LGBTQ+ topics, followed by a cocktail reception, dinner, and brief program to recognize the amazing accomplishments of individuals in the LGBTQ+ legal field. Afterward, attendees danced the night away at S4 Nightclub in one of the largest LGBTQ+ neighborhoods in the United States.  

Dallas Allied Bars Mixer

March 16, 2023

Attorney at Law Magazine went “out on the town” with the Dallas Bar Association Equality Committee and Allied Bars Mixer (DAABA, DAYL, DBA, DHBA, DLBGTBA, DWLA and JLTBA) March 16, 2023 at Mattito’s Tex-Mex – Oak Lawn.

Attendees mixed, mingled and networked while celebrating their differences and collective hopes for DEI efforts in the legal profession. Everyone enjoyed complimentary appetizers, soft drinks, beer, wine and margaritas (of course).  

DAYL New Year Resolutions Social

February 23, 2023

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) hosted its New Year Resolutions Social on February 23 at the popular Southern European-inspired restaurant, Dahlia Bar & Bistro on Ross Avenue. Attendees enjoyed the unique ambiance and décor along with complimentary drinks and appetizers, while networking, and learning about DAYL’s various committees and other opportunities for involvement. The evening  included a raffle with special gifts!

2023 Dallas Bar Association Inaugural Dinner & Dance

February 11, 2023

On February 11, the Dallas Bar Association celebrated 150 years and inaugurated the 114th President Cheryl Camin Murray at the Westin Galleria Dallas Hotel. It was a joyous and elegant evening with fashionably dressed guests who enjoyed a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, a casino party and dancing to the music of The Spazmatics. 

2023 Joint Meeting of American Inns of Court in North Texas

January 24, 2023

There are 11 Inns of Court in North Texas, and they all come together for a joint meeting annually in January. The inns take turns organizing joint meetings, and this year, it was Mac Taylor Inn’s turn.  

The Mac Taylor Inn, the largest inn in the country, set out for the January 24 joint meeting to be the largest inn meeting in U.S. history. The meeting exceeded all expectations, with 400 inn members attending, including nearly 50 judges.  

The evening began with a margarita contest and ended with an awards presentation. Rodney Gilstrap, chief judge of the Eastern District of Texas, drove in from Marshall to accept his award. Judge Martin Hoffman, who will become the Mac Taylor president in June, was in charge of organizing the record-setting meeting. He was assisted by current Mac Taylor President Chad Ruback and a stellar committee of rising stars.

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Hosts Holiday Party

December 9, 2022

The Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association hosted a holiday party celebrating the season December 9. It was a night of gaiety filled with good food, friends, and merriment at The Filter Building on White Rock Lake. 

Dallas LGBT Bar Association Hosts Inaugural Visibility Ball

December 8, 2023

The Dallas LGBT Bar Association’s Inaugural Visibility Ball Gala & Awards was held December 8 at Saint Rocco’s New York Italian. The beautiful evening began with a delicious family style dinner and concluded with the Rooftop afterparty, cocktails and dancing. The event highlighted to progress and success of LGBTQ+ attorneys, judges, law students and legal professionals, including the presentation of the Justice Award. The 2021 Justice Award was presented to Congresswoman-Elect Jasmine Crocket. The 2022 Justice Award was presented to Portia Cantrell, the founder of The Silver Pride Project. 

2022 DAYL Bolton Ball

October 1, 2023

On October 1, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers hosted the Eighth Annual DAYL Bolton Ball benefiting the DAYL Foundation. The featured live entertainment by the Jordan Kahn Orchestra and DJ Blake Ward kept the party going all night. The night also included live cigar rolling, a live and silent auction, vendors, food, an open bar, and more all at The Warwick Melrose Hotel’s New Turtle Creek Grand Ballroom. 

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