Dallas Bar Association

Health Law Section

Provides an organization of attorneys representing all segments of the health care law industry with educational programs addressing current issues in this complex and diverse area of law.

Meeting Schedule:

The Section typically meets the third Wednesday of each month.

Section News:


Section Officers:

Name: Greg McConnell
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Firm Address: 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1400
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: (469) 893-6607
Email: greg.mcconnell@tenethealth.com

Name: Pamela Nix
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Hospital Corporation of America
Firm Address: 13355 Noel Road, Suite 650
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75240
Business Phone: (972) 789-2834
Email: pamela.nix@hcahealthcare.com

Name: Bradford E. Adatto
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: SettlePou
Firm Address: 3333 Lee Parkway, 8th Floor
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75219
Business Phone: (214) 520-3300
Email: badatto@settlepou.com

Name: Joseph E. Nelson
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Looper, Reed & McGraw, P.C.
Firm Address: 1601 Elm Street, Ste. 4600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 954-4135
Email: jnelson@lrmlaw.com

Name: Daphne Walker
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Firm Address: 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 1400
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: (469) 893-2506
Email:  daphne.walker@tenethealth.com

Name: Scott Schardt
Officer Position: At-Large Member
Firm: Rogaliner Law Firm
Firm Address: Two Forest Plaza, 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 600
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75251
Business Phone: 214.842.6917
Email: scott.schardt@rogalinerlaw.com

Name: Jamie Sorley
Officer Position: At-Large Member
Firm:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights
Office Address: 1301 Young Street, Suite 1169, Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: (214) 767-8908

Name: Hon. David Horan
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: U.S. Magistrate Judge
Firm Address: 1100 Commerce Street, Ste. 1549
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75242
Business Phone: (214) 753-2400
Email: Judge_Horan@txnd.uscourts.gov

Resource Links



Section Membership


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Health Law Section, please send a letter of request and a $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 membership department at the Dallas Bar.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage


Section Downloads:

Jan 18, 2012 Presentation - Martin Merritt - Federal Fraud and Abuse Paper copyright waived.pdf 445.57 KB
Feb 15, 2012 Presentation - Robert Gordon - Mental Capacity and Health Care Treatment.ppt1.34 MB
Mar 21, 2012 Presentation - Lewis & Freshour - TMB Amendments.ppt310.23 KB
Mar 21, 2012 Presentation - Lewis & Freshour - TMB Amendments Paper.pdf66.14 KB
May 16, 2012 Presentation - Joel Crouch - Healthcare and independent contractors how to avoid being a target.pdf131.45 KB
June 20, 2012 Presentation - Tom Mayo - DCD and the "Dead Donor Rule"6.61 MB
July 18, 2012 Presentation - Paige Lueking - Understanding patient Safety Organizations3.39 MB
Sep 19, 2012 Presentation - Sarah Wirskye - Health Care Fraud3.25 MB
Oct 17, 2012 Presentation - Woodruff & Morrison - Ethical Dilemmas and Healthcare74.81 KB
Nov 21, 2012 Presentation - Sherri Alexander - Medical Peer Review and Reporting to NPDB and TMB4.06 MB
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