Dallas, TX, Jan. 2, 2013 – Winstead's Elisabeth A. Wilson has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association (DHBA) for 2013. As president-elect, Wilson will also serve as an advisory member of the Dallas Bar Association board of directors. Wilson is an associate in Winstead's commercial litigation practice group.
The DHBA provides a forum for Hispanic attorneys in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex to exchange ideas and pursue common goals. The DHBA promotes social, economic, educational, and civic advancement of the metroplex Hispanic community, provides scholarships to law students, supports the success of its members, and becomes actively involved in issues affecting the Hispanic community. Members of the DHBA include attorneys, judges, and law students in Dallas and the surrounding areas. Wilson has served in leadership and board positions within the DHBA since graduating from law school in 2007.
The Dallas Bar Association (DBA) is dedicated to the continuing education of its members as well as public service programs and improvement of the administration of justice. Approximately 10,000 lawyers are members of the DBA.
Prior to joining Winstead, Wilson was law clerk to Judge Jane Boyle, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and, prior to that, served as the briefing attorney for Justice Douglas Lang of the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals. She received her J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law with honors and her B.A. and B.S. from the University of Southern California with high honors.
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