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DBA Staff

Catharine M. Maher - Executive Director

Biridiana Avina - Lawyer Referral Service Programs Assistant
Staff Liaison to: Courthouse Committee

Shawna Bush - Accounting Assistant
Registration: Bench Bar, Golf Tournament, Inaugural
Staff Liaison to: Legalline Committee
Section Bills and Treasurer Reports

Sherri Evans – Controller
Staff Liaison to: House Committee, Library Committee, Peer Assistance Committee, Public Forum Committee

Melissa Garcia -  Law-Related Education Coordinator, TX High School Mock Trial Coordinator
Staff Liaison to: Education Symposium, Juvenile Justice Program, Mock Trial Committee, mentor2.0

Alicia Hernandez - Director of DVAP & Community Services
Staff Liaison to: Lawyer Referral Service, Pro Bono Activities Committee

Yedenia Hinojos - Receptionist/Staff Assistant (including CLEs)
Obtains CLE credits, Spanish for Lawyers, Mailing Labels
Staff Liaison to: CLE Committee

Mary Ellen Johnson - Executive Assistant
Assistant to the Executive Director. Staff Liaison to: Annual Meeting, Past Presidents Dinner, Room Reservations, Special Projects, Speaker Requests

Marcela Mejia - Lawyer Referral Service Interviewer
Staff Liaison to: Legal Ethics Committee

Viridiana Mejia- Lawyer Referral Service Interviewer
Staff Liaison to: Criminal Justice Committee

Judi Smalling - Publications Coordinator
Address Changes, Classified Advertising, DBA Online, Headnotes In the News, Inspiring Women, Membership Directory, Law Jam

Jessica Smith - Communication/Media Director
Headnotes editor, Headnotes display advertising, press releases, website
Staff Liaison to: Publications Committee, Media Relations Committee

Rhonda Thornton - Events Director
Staff Liaison to: Bench Bar Conference Committee, Entertainment Committee, Golf Tournament Committee, Inaugural Dinner, Holiday Party

Kimberly Watson - Membership Director
Staff Liaison to: Admissions & Membership Committee, Dallas Minority Attorney Program, Memorial & History Committee, Minority Participation Committee,  New Member Reception, 100 Club, Emeritus Members

Kathryn T. Zack - Projects Coordinator
Staff Liaison to: Community Involvement Committee, Judiciary Committee, Education Symposium, Law Day Committee, Law in the Schools Committee, Law Student Professionalism Program, Morris Harrell Professionalism Committee, Senior Lawyers Committee, Summer Law Intern Program,  Transition to Law Practice Committee, Trial Academy

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Michelle Alden - DVAP Managing Attorney
214-748-1234 ext. 2234

Whitney Breheny - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2238

Miriam Caporal - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2245

Tina Douglas - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2241

Zaporra Gonzales - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2260

Alicia Hernandez - Director

Andrew Musquiz - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2239

Carmen Perales - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2245

Alicia Perkins - Paralegal
214-748-1234 ext. 2261

Taylor Piereira - Secretary
214-748-1234, ext. 2236

Patsy Quinn - Program Assistant
214-748-1234 ext. 2242

Chris Reed-Brown - Recruiter
214-748-1234 ext. 2243

Kristen Salas - Mentor Attorney
214-748-1234 ext. 2237

Katherine Saldana - Mentor Attorney
214-748-1234 ext. 2235

Dominick Vallejo - Paralegal

Dallas Bar Foundation

Elizabeth Philipp - Executive Director, Dallas Bar Foundation
Bar None, Collins Clerkships, Fellows of the DBF, Hughes Fellows

Dallas Association Of Young Lawyers

Cherie Harris - Executive Director

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