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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.


Meeting Schedule:

This Section meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

Section News:

Section Officers:

Name: Jim McCarthy
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Diamond McCarthy, LLP
Firm Address: 2711 North Haskell Avenue, Suite 3100
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75204
Business Phone: (214) 389-5300
Cell Phone: (214) 454-9912

Name: Mark Romney
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Romney Law Firm, P.C.
Firm Address: 900 Jackson Street, Ste. 750
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75202
Business Phone: (214) 329-4237

Name: Aisha U-Kiu
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Robert Half Legal
Address: 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 3500
City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: (214) 999-0909

Name: David Ritter
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Ritter Legal, PLLC
Firm Address: 1255 W. 15th Street, Ste. 805
Firm City, State, Zip: Plano, TX 75075
Business Phone: (214) 532-6813

Name: George Alfonso
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Law Office of S. George Alfonso
Firm Address: 5340 Alpha Rd.
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75240
Business Phone: (972) 458-6800
Cell Phone: (214) 878-2390

Name: Judge Harlin "Cooter" Hale
Officer Position: DBA Board Advisor
Firm: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Firm Address: 1100 Commerce Street, Room 1421
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75242
Business Phone: (214) 753-2016

Section Council:

Andrea Zanini Almeida
Horzepa Spiegel & Associates PC
10880 John W. Elliott Rd., Suite 600
Frisco, TX 75033
(972) 294-6556

Michael A. Bloom
The Law Offices of Michael A. Bloom
P.O. Box 802826
Dallas, Texas 75380
(972) 934-9500

Martin L. Camp
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Adjunct Professor
SMU Dedman School of Law
P.O. Box 750116
Dallas, TX 75275

J. Richard Gallagher
Law Offices of J. Richard Gallagher
5630 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75214
Business: (214) 320-3320
Cell: (214) 566-6746   

John B. Holden, Jr.
Jackson Walker L.L.P.
901 Main Street, Suite 6000
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 953-5961

Larry B. Pascal
Haynes & Boone LLP
2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 700
Dallas, Texas 75219
(214) 651-5652

Eugenia Ponce
The Ponce Law Office, P.C.
3131 McKinney Ave., Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75204
(972) 863-1446

Florentino A. Ramirez
Ramirez & Associates
8150 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1280
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 637-0933

Thomas W. Slover
Owens, Clary & Aiken, L.L.P.
700 North Pearl Street, Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 698-2111

Webb Spradley
Vice President and General Counsel
7226 Desco Drive
Dallas, Texas 75225
Business:  (865) 288-5952
Cell:  (214) 384-5948

Christina Tsevoukas
Cherry Peterson Landry Albert LLP
8350 North Central Expressway, Suite 1500
Dallas, Texas 75206
(214) 265-1242

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Section Membership


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:
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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