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Florentino “Tino” Ramirez to Receive MLK Justice Award from Dallas bar Association

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Florentino “Tino” Ramirez, of Ramirez & Associates, P.C., will be honored by the Dallas Bar Association at the 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon as the recipient of the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Award at a noon luncheon on Monday, January 15, at The Belo Mansion (2101 Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas). The event is open to the public.

The award is presented to local leaders whose lives and practice exemplifies the principles embodied by Dr. King’s leadership. Former recipients include the late Hon. Barefoot Sanders, Senator Royce West, Mayor Ron Kirk, Kim Askew, Rhonda Hunter, E. Leon Carter, Dr. Walter Sutton, Jr., Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, Rev. Richie Butler, and Justice Carolyn Wright.

The Dallas Bar Association is honored to present Tino Ramirez with this prestigious award for his service to the Dallas community.

“For decades, Tino has embodied the fight for social justice in a firm but calming manner. I have looked up to Tino since I was a young lawyer for his leadership, professionalism and his role in paving the way for Hispanic lawyers throughout the State. I am proud to see Tino receive the recognition for all that he has humbly accomplished,” said DBA President Michael Hurst.

The MLK award luncheon is open to the public; the plated lunch costs $14.95. RSVPs are required. Contact bavina@dallasbar.org. For more information, call (214) 220-7400.

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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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