Dallas Bar Association

Judiciary Committee

Works with the judiciary to address current issues of concern to the bench and bar, conducts CLE programs and judicial panels, oversees compilation of the Bench Book, oversees the Clerk Awards and Clerk Seminar, makes recommendations to the Board as needed and generally acts as a liaison with judges in Dallas.



The Judiciary Committee meetings will be held the first Thursday of the month at noon at Belo. For more information, or to join the Committee, contact Kathryn Zack.

2014 Meeting Dates:
January 15
February 6
March 6
April 3
May 8
June 5
July 10
August 7
September 4
October 2
November 6
December 4

Committee Contacts:
Co-Chair John Jansonius - jjansonius@jw.com
Co-Chair and Board Advisor Robert Tobey - rltobey@jtlaw.com
Co Vice-Chair Laura Geisler - laura.geisler@lbglawfirm.com
Co Vice-Chair Carol Payne - cpayne@estesokon.com
Staff Liaison Kathryn Zack- kzack@dallasbar.org

Committee Admin-Webpage

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New Local and State Rules from 2013 and 2014: An Update and Traps for the Unwary!110.82 KB
Amendment to Rule 4345.12 KB
Helpful Tips for E-Filing197.49 KB
E-filing Frequently Asked Questions.pdf347.17 KB
Approval of Amended Local Rules for the Civil Courts of Dallas County859.55 KB
New Statewide Rules for e-Filing256.65 KB
eFileTXCourts.gov Returned for Correction - Resubmission Procedures.pdf498.2 KB
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