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Business Litigation Section

The Business Litigation Section focuses on non-personal injury litigation issues. The Section's members practice in all areas ranging from employment litigation, antitrust, trademark, trade secrets, contract disputes, RICO, franchising litigation, securities litigation, intellectual property litigation, banking, and D&O liability, to business torts, generally. The Section's meetings and programs focus on procedural and trial skills as well as substantive legal subjects.


Meeting Schedule:

Second Tuesday of each Month at the Belo at Noon. Program begins at noon (lunch buffet available for purchase) and normally concludes by 1:00 PM and one hour of CLE is typically provided.

Section News:


Section Officers:

Name: Linda Dedman
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Dedman Law, PLLC
Firm Address: 10440 N. Central Expwy, Ste. 1010
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75243
Business Phone: 214-363-8882

Name: Ladd Hirsch
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Diamond McCarthy, LLP
Firm Address: 2711 N. Haskell Avenue, Ste. 3100
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75204
Business Phone: 214-389-5323

Name: Bobby Rubarts
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Koning Rubarts LLP
Firm Address: 1700 Pacific Avenue, Suite 4500
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-751-7902

Name: Jonathan Childers
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst
Firm Address: 2100 Ross Avenue, Ste. 2700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-981-3810

Name: Charles Sartain
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Gray, Reed & McGraw, P.C.
Firm Address: 1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-954-4135

Name: Aaron Tobin
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: Anderson Tobin, PLLC
Firm Address: 13355 Noel Road, Ste. 1900
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75240
Business Phone: 972-789-1160

Section Membership:

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Business Litigation section, please click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $25.00 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.  

Section Downloads:

March 8, 2016 "Conflict of Interest Quandaries" By: Paul Koning 

February 9, 2016 "Reasonable Certainty & the AICPA Practice Aid" By: Larry Kanter CPA, CFF, CFE

January 12, 2016 "Do's and Dont's of Engagement Letters" By: Robert L. Tobey and Shelly Skeen


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