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Labor & Employment Law Section

Provides a forum for employment law practitioners to study employment law issues as well as to meet and mingle with other employment law attorneys. The Section holds monthly CLE meetings, an evening seminar dealing with a specific area of employment law, and organizes social events including a reception for judges.


Meeting Schedule:

The Section hosts monthly CLE luncheons at the Belo at noon on the third Monday of each month. 

Section News:


Section Officers:

Name: Michael Olvera
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Conduent Business Services, LLC
Firm Address: 2828 N. Haskell, Building 1, 9th Floor
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75204
Business Phone: (214) 841-6037

Name: John Crouch
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Kilgore & Kilgore, PLLC
Firm Address: 3109 Carlisle
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75204
Business Phone: (214) 969-9099

Name: Simon Whiting
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Burford & Ryburn, LLP
Firm Address: 500 North Akard Street, Suite 3100
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 740-3100

Name: Sandra Lauro
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: DeDe Church & Associates
Business Phone: (214) 906-3934

Name: Amanda Reichek
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Cole | Reichek, PLLC
Firm Address: 2911 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 300
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75219
Business Phone: (214) 599-8311

Name: Stephanie Osteen
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: Hunton & Williams LLP
Firm Address: 1445 Ross Avenue, Ste. 3700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: 214-979-3000

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Section Membership


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Labor & Employment Law Section, please click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $35.00 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 Documents:

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