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International Law Section

The Dallas Bar Association International Law Section promotes international law and business in the Dallas area and provides educational programs and social opportunities for the development of international lawyers. This section meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Belo Mansion in Dallas.


Please Join the Dallas Bar Association International Law Section at the following upcoming events:

 

  1. 1.     CLE Luncheon: US Tax Consequences for Foreign Investors

    i.                    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00 noon

    ii.                  Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75201

    iii.               Speaker: Vu Le, Attorney and CPA with Le Tax Law, PLLC. Vu is an attorney who has worked in the financial field and tax planning for years.  She has a long history in dealing with International Tax Law and is the Co-Chair for the International Tax Committee for the State Bar of Texas. 

    iv.                Vu will provide a detailed analysis of the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (“FIRPTA”) so that lawyers will recognize when the FIRPTA might appear and how to advise clients when facing this situation. 

     

    2.     Together We Lunch Event

    i.                    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 12:00 noon

    ii.                  Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75201

    iii.               The DBA Public Forum/Media Relations Committee, in conjunction with the Sister Bars, and Project Unity, is once again hosting a Together We Lunch event—where we can engage in a safe and open conversation about race relations.

    iv.                For more information and to RSVP: https://togetherwelunch_may2019.eventbrite.com

     

    3.     Symposium on Global Markets

    i.                  June 17-18, 2019

    ii.                The Center for American and International Law, 5201 Democracy Drive, Plano, Texas 75024

    iii.             Are we truly at an anti-globalization moment? What are the implications for cross-border transactions? What do international lawyers need to know? Join private practice lawyers and in-house counsel from more than 20 countries for these important, practical discussions. Leave this program better able to represent clients engaged in international business.

    iv.        Register online: https://www.cailaw.org/eventRegistration.html?e=2183

 


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Section Officers:

Name:  David Ritter
Officer Position: Chair
Firm:  Ritter Spencer PLLC
Firm Address:  15455 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600
Firm City, State, Zip:  Addison, Texas 75001
Business Phone: (214) 295-5078
Email: dritter@ritterspencer.com

Name:  Andrea Almeida
Officer Position:  Vice Chair
Firm:  Horzepa Spiegel & Associates PC
Firm Address:  Horzepa Spiegel & Associates PC
Firm City, State, Zip: Frisco, TX 75033
Email: aalmeida@horzepalaw.com

Name: Eugenia Ponce
Officer Position:  Treasurer
Firm: The Ponce Law Office, P.C.
Firm Address:  3131 McKinney Ave Ste 600
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX 75204
Business Phone:  (972) 863-1446
Email:  eponce@lawponce.com

Name: Patrick Canon
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Bhojani Law, PLLC
Firm Address: 1431 Greenway Dr Ste 155
Firm City, State, Zip:  Irving, TX 75038
Business Phone:  (972) 786-6888
Email:  patrick@bhojanilaw.com

Name: Aisha U-Kiu
Officer Position:  Immediate Past Chair
Firm:  Robert Half Legal
Firm Address:  2001 Ross Ave Ste 3500
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone:  (214) 999-0909
Email:  aisha.ukiu@gmail.com

Name: Chalon Clark
Officer Position:  DBA Board Advisor
Firm:  Husch Blackwell LLP
Firm Address: 2001 Ross Ave. Ste 2000
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-999-6100
Email: chalon.clark@huschblackwell.com


Section Council:

Name:  Andrea Zanini Almeida
Firm:  Horzepa Spiegel & Associates
Firm Address:  5000 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 150-475
Firm City, State, Zip:  Frisco, TX  75033
Business Phone:  (972) 937-4669
Email:  aalmeida@horzepalaw.com

Name:  Michael A. Bloom
Firm:  The Law Offices of Michael A. Bloom
Firm Address:  P.O. Box 802826
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75380
Business Phone:  (972) 934-9500
Email:  mabesq@earthlink.net

Name:  J. Richard Gallagher
Firm:  Law Offices of J. Richard Gallagher
Firm Address:  5630 Gaston Avenue
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75214
Business Phone:  (214) 320-3320
Cell Phone:  (214) 566-6746
Email:  jrgallaghe@aol.com

Name:  John B. Holden, Jr.
Firm:  Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Firm Address:  2323 Ross Ave., Suite 600
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75201
Business Phone:  (214) 953-5961
Email:  jholden@jw.com

Name:  Larry B. Pascal
Firm:  Haynes & Boone LLP
Firm Address:  2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 700
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75219
Business Phone:  (214) 651-5652
Email:  larry.pascal@haynesboone.com

Name:  Florentino A. Ramirez
Firm:  Ramirez & Associates
Firm Address:  8150 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1280
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75206
Business Phone:  (214) 637-0933
Email:  faramirez@ramirezassociates.com

Name:  David Ritter
Firm:  Ritter Spencer PLLC
Firm Address:  15455 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600
Firm City, State, Zip:  Addison, Texas 75001
Business Phone:  (214) 295-5078
Email:  dritter@ritterspencer.com

Name:  Thomas W. Slover
Firm:  Owens, Campbell & Aiken, L.L.P.
Firm Address:  700 North Pearl Street, Suite 1600
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75201
Business Phone:  (214) 698-2111
Email:  tslover@oca-law.com

Name:  Webb Spradley
Title:  Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Firm:  Mexichem USA/Dura-Line
Firm Address:  7226 Desco Drive
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75225
Business Phone:  (865) 288-5952
Cell Phone:  (214) 384-5948
Email:  webb.spradley@duraline.com

Name:  John M. Stephenson
Firm:  Frost Brown Todd LLC
Firm Address:  100 Crescent Court, Suite 350
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75201
Business Phone:  (214) 580-5846
Email:  jstephenson@fbtlaw.com

Name:  Christina Tsevoukas
Firm:  Law Office of Christina Tsevoukas
Firm Address:  10000 North Central Expressway, Suite 400
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75231
Business Phone:  (347) 879-5259
Email:  ctsevoukas@tsevoukaslaw.com

Name:  Aisha U-Kiu
Firm:  Robert Half Legal
Firm Address:  2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 3500
Firm City, State, Zip:  Dallas, TX  75201
Business Phone:  (214) 999-0909
Email:  aisha.ukiu@gmail.com


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If you are interested in becoming a member of the International Law Section, please click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $25.00 membership fee to:

Dallas Bar Association
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.

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 For questions regarding Section email/roster/webpage, email Jessica Smith or call 214-220-7477.  


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