Dallas Bar Association ‘Law Day’ Luncheon Honors Local Judiciary
Nearly 250 local judges and lawyers will be on handFriday, May 2, as Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, presents the keynote address at the annual Law Day Luncheon sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association.
Law Day is celebrated each spring in bar associations across the country. This year’s theme is “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters.”In addition to honoring our local judiciary, one of the goals of Law Day is to assure that today’s youth are equipped with the understanding and the skills necessary to effectively function within our country’s democracy. Law Day also teaches the youth of today to become engaged in the law and to consider how the law can better serve the needs and interests of the people.
Additionally, students from Dallas ISD who have won essay and art contests related to this year’s Law Day theme will receive their awards at the luncheon.
The luncheon will be held at the Pavilion at the Belo Mansion (2101 Ross Ave. in downtown Dallas), at noon, Friday, May 2, and is open to the public. Open seating begins at 11:45 a.m. Garage parking is available (enter from Olive Street). RSVPs and advance payment are required. Tickets are$40 per person, or $400 per table, and can be purchased online at www.dallasbar.org or by contacting Mary Ellen Johnson at email@example.com or (214) 220-7474.
The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of more than 11,000 Dallas-area attorneys. Find out more at www.dallasbar.org.