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Environmental Law Section

Provides a monthly forum for environmental lawyers, associate nonlawyer members, and the general public to hear a speaker address a topic of interest in the field. Members come from a variety of backgrounds, including government, corporate in-house, and private firm counsel, as well as non-attorney environmental professionals.


Meeting Schedule:

The Section meets on the fourth Thursday of every month, except that the November and December meetings are combined into one meeting on the second Thursday in December.

Section News:


Section Officers:

Name: Justin Lannen
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Firm Address: 1445 Ross Avenue, 6RC-EA
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75202
Business Phone: 214-665-8057

Name: James McGuire
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Dallas City Attorney's Office
Firm Address: 1500 Marilla Street, 7th Floor
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-670-3519

Name: Jacob Gallegos
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: U.S. Environmental Protection Agcy (6RC)
Firm Address: 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1200
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75202
Business Phone: 214-665-2110

Name: Jack Gannon, Jr.
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.
Firm Address: 2501 N. Harwood, Ste. 1800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-954-6800

Name: Ashley B. Duffie
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Celanese International Corporation
Firm Address: 222 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Suite 900N
Firm City, State, Zip: Irving, Texas 75039
Business Phone: 972-443-4000

Name: Monika Sanford
Officer Position: DBA Board Avisor
Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP
Firm Address: 2323 Victory Avenue, Ste. 700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75219
Business Phone: 214-651-5000

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Section Membership


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Environmental Law 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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