DALLAS, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Four attorneys from the Dallas-based law firm Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP have been named to high-ranking leadership roles for several professional legal associations in Dallas.
Firm partner Michael K. Hurst has been elected as Second Vice President of the Dallas Bar Association, serving as one of only six officers for the 11,000 member organization. In addition, fellow firm partner A. Shonn Brown has been elected as a DBA Director, and she will serve a third term on the DBA Board after previously serving as both a Director and Secretary-Treasurer.
Firm partner Jonathan R. Childers has been elected as President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, a 3,000-member organization focused on meeting the professional needs of young lawyers and serving the entire Dallas community through a variety of service projects.
Firm associate Bill S. Richmond has been elected as President of the Dallas Asian American Bar Association. The 200-member organization, formed in 1988, is one of three minority organizations affiliated with the Dallas Bar Association and is one of the fastest-growing legal associations in Texas.
As a result of their positions, Mr. Childers and Mr. Richmond also will serve as DBA directors, giving the firm a total of four directors on the Board of one of the oldest and most respected lawyer groups in the nation.
"As a firm and as individuals, we are committed to leadership for the legal profession and service to the Dallas community," says firm partner G. Michael Gruber. "We're proud that our attorneys are willing to devote their time, skills and initiative to these organizations."
Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP represents clients in complex commercial litigation in Texas and across the country. The firm's experience includes matters involving contract disputes, business torts, fiduciary litigation, labor and employment, securities and shareholder litigation, intellectual property litigation, bankruptcy and other commercial cases. Clients include leading companies – large and small – and individuals in the fields of energy, financial services, health care, telecommunications, insurance, manufacturing, private equity, real estate, retail and technology. Visit the firm's website at http://www.ghjhlaw.com.
For more information on the firm and the newly elected Dallas legal leaders, please contact Barry Pound at 800-559-4534 or [email protected].
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