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Corporate Counsel Section

Provides continuing legal education programs of interest to both in-house and outside corporate counsel, hosts social events, and publishes a membership directory.

Meeting Schedule:

This Section generally meets at noon on the 1st Tuesday of the month.

Section News:


Section Officers:

Name: Bryn Sappington
Officer Position:  Chair
Firm: Norton Rose Fulbright
Firm Address: 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 3600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-855-7180

Name: Frances Kilborne
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Energy Transfer Partners
Firm Address: 2100 Bryan Street, Suite 3700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-239-0053

Name: Steven Rahhal
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: LIttler Mendelson, P.C.
Firm Address: 2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 1500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201 
Business Phone: 214-880-8100

Name: Richard Rafferty
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Firm Address: 901 Main Street, Ste. 4400
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: 214-651-4300

Name: Telisa Webb Schelin
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: TIER REIT, Inc.
Firm Address: 5950 Sherry Lane, Suite 700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75225
Business Phone: 972-483-2430

Name: Victor Vital
Officer Position: DBA Board Advisor
Firm: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Firm Address: 2100 McKinney Avenue, Ste. 1250
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-593-7136

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Section Membership


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Corporate Counsel section, please click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $20.00 membership fee to:
2101 Ross Ave
Dallas TX, 75201
Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section. If you have any questions regarding sections membership, please contact the DBA membership department.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage

For questions regarding Section email/roster/webpage, email Jessica Smith or call 214-220-7477.  


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