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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: Christopher Losey
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Downs & Stanford, P.C.
Firm Address: 
2001 Bryan Street, Suite 4000
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-748-7900

Name: Jack Gannon
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.

Firm Address: 2501 N. Harwood, Suite 1800
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-954-6808

Name: James Richards
Officer Position: Secretary
City of Dallas, Intergovernmental Services Dept.
Firm Address: 1500 Marilla Street
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-670-5047

Name: Jacob Gallegos
Officer Position: Treasurer
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: James McGuire
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Office of Environmental Quality, City of Dallas
Firm Address: 1500 Marilla Street, 7AN
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75201
Business Phone: 214-670-1642

Name: Hon. Martin Hoffman
Officer Position: DBA Board Avisor
Firm: 68th District Court
Firm Address: 600 Commerce Street, Box 540
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, Texas 75220
Business Phone: 214-653-6510

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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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