Dallas Bar Association

Leon Carter and John Jansonius Elected Directors for State Bar of Texas                                                               

Dallas Bar Association members E. Leon Carter, of Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, and John Jansonius, of Jackson Walker, L.L.P., were elected State Bar Directors for District 6.

Mr. Carter is a Principal at Carter Scholer where he practices in the firm’s litigation section. He is an active member of the DBA has served on the Board of Directors, as Co-Chair of the Judiciary Committee and is a Life Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors for Vickery Meadows Learning Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Martin Luther King Center.

A graduate of Texas Southern University Law School, Mr. Carter has received numerous honors and distinctions including the DBA’s 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Justice Award, selected as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Texas and Top 100 Lawyers in Dallas-Fort Worth by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers 2010-2013, and selected by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the Top 15 Business Defense Lawyers in the DFW Metroplex.

Mr. Jansonius is a Partner at Jackson Walker, L.L.P. where he practices labor and employment law. He is currently the Co-Chair of the DBA Judiciary Committee, is a member of the DBA Labor and Employment Law Section and is a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation.

A graduate of the SMU Dedman School of Law, Mr. Jansonius is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a frequent speaker on employment law subjects at local, state and national programs. He was named Dallas’ 2014 Labor Law-Management “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers, has been named one of the top five labor and employment lawyers in Texas by Texas Lawyer and is listed in the prestigious Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2010-2013).


The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of more than 11,000 Dallas-area attorneys. Find out more at www.dallasbar.org.

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