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Viiting Judges Statistics
Available
             h  DBAE rd of Drcctrsa ake         h
 Jd.icir   o   itteectodevia  method forp pblishing
   s t  auti      a. fisiting si      Dasr

r              e   p- r riting igs iu Dn
t1 fact ttw   ado frne i.  havemay ousta ding vi-
   iigjdgs 'a t au year of atudy, ii~ cojunctior with sev-
   era udgea the. Board approved the. conittcceas reom-
 rendato ro p blnis s ac rcgarding thc relative us. of
 vistig jdges witin eacI mt and the numrber if days
 ech vxist in ju dg sat in an~y trial cornl in Dallas County.
 ine at tatitfor 1993 were publishcd last yar- as in insrt
 in the Dali i Bar He adnoites a  is year, cost considerations
 do not allow publication of the relative usc statistics for
 19)4 ii Headno 's; te approximate number of days the
 viaiting judgcs sit in Dallas County are set forth below.
 ( ipiea of thc entire rcpo~rt, containing the rclative use infor-
 mation, are available aBeBoe to any member who wishes to
 have a copy. Pcasc feed frec to atop by and pick one up.
    The followmng isa a hast of visiting judges and the
approxiimate number of days they sat in ary' trial court,
including the- master's crt or drug court, in D~allas
(ounty ft r tie calendar year 1994 as calcula:ed from the
recordsa of the Pre'siing~. Judge of the IFirat Admninistrative
Judicial Region. he days given below shovl d be viewed
as an approximatior as occasionally there mary bea
dup ictiv assignment aceh a s where a judgc is assigned
to twno differcnt courta on the ame day, resulting~ in two
doys being;regiatered blo where, in fact, ory ine day
wa  woked. Ceridied vstngjudges wko did not sirtdur-
ing 199 4 in Dallas (County, as wcll as those visitirg judge's
who ier not rated in the 995 Dallas Bar Po11 and ,at
fiv  rfr     )si 1 1 Dl a n iry a 94, are nt lid
                       lHumber of      Overa I

TedAn .....135                             %
EG Andrews  ........      100            55%
Geone Ater ......  ... .... .. 24        69%
Bil Bachus            .... 15            NR
K Baker            .       10
Paul Banner . . ... . ... .... 7         66%
Willarn Back........... 48               84%
John Bradshaw ........... 196            87%
Teraind Brashear . .. .   . 13           NR
Joe Burnett ........    .. 51            86%
David Cave ...... ........ 260           49%
Charles Chapman ........... 1 0          NR*
Harold Clapp ........... 5               NR
B.Coker ............134                  89%
Thomas Crofts ............... 29         82%
Byron Crosier .... ......... 166         88%
Cltord Days ..      .    .15             NR
Joseph Devany .......   .....46          NR
Lerue Dixon....... ........6             NR
Robert G. Dohoney ........ , 94          78%
Temp e Driver ......... .....297%*
John Forbis .........    15              NR
Dan Gibbs,............. 85               84%
Fred S. Harless ............34           88%
Leonard E Hoffman' Jr .........119       61%
Joe Bai ey Humphreys .......67           70%
Robert D. Jones ..... ...... 5           50%
Murray Jordan .. ... ... ........ 5      33%**
Donald Lane ............ 90              67%
Joe Leonard ........      .. 10          NR
Sue Lykes ....... 90                     NR
Lynn Markham ......         0            NR'
Richard Mays .........    177            78%
Robert Montgomery ... 13                 NR
Robert Moss 1......... 46                21%
Vrgi E Muarax ....... ....26             59%
Lann y Ramsay ......... 20               NR'
Bil H, Sheehan ............ 15           82%**
Chares She      -z) :...-92                %
Hugh T. Srnodgrass ........ 78           57%
Joe Spur ock ............ 90             77%
Bil Stephens ,............127            75%
Gary R. Stephens .........172            78%
Thomas Thorpe .........151               890
John Whittington .......... 54           87%
Robert C. Wright .......... 10           53%
James Z mmerma-nn....... 70              68%
  * May 199 Bar Pol! unless otherwise indicated)
  ** May 1993 Bar Po0l (judge not eva uated in May 1995 Bar Poll)
MR- N'o rated
SJudge, 39th District Court (Haskel County)
2Judge, County Court at Law (Cherokee County)
Judge, 196th District Court (Hunt County)
J eudge, County Court at Law (Houston County)
Judge, 8th District Court (Franklin County)
Sources for footnotes 1-5. 1995 Texas Legal Directory.


       Jim Burn ha m
 to be Inaugurated as
President of the DBA


Ring in the New Year
Dixie Chicks, Dinner,
Casino -All at lnaugural
ip in., Sat, Jan. 20, 1996 The Westin
Galleria


   Star the. new year ofright
tabIe fo the annual Iniugura ISaL
Westiin Ga'r i el imB


reseryec your seats or
, ar 20 1996,ath
  rha  ofthLw


87th p'csidewnt; om   n   and hil      DBA ot
cers and all members for a party of ostanding r pror
tions. The evcning's celebration of the practicing
Iawyer and thec judiciary bcgins wi th cocktai s at 7 p m.
and dirner at 8 p m., followed by live entertainment
frm popular country-and-western performers the Dixie
Chicks. Purchasc your ticket no~w for $75 per person -
includes valet parking, reception, dinner, entertainment,
casino games, and live and silent auctions. See the
reservation form on page 2 in this issue of H-eadnotes.
   And don't forget to buy your chance(s) to win a fabu-
lous trip to London, England. Raffle tickets are $10 each
or three for $25. 1Th winne~r will receive round-trip busi-
nes class aire for two and one week s stay at the lux-
rios  nesborough Hotel near Buckingham Palace. See
raffle ticket order form on page 2 or purchase your tickets
at the DB3A office. Special ovcrnight room rates of $95 are
available at the Westin Galleria Hotel through Jan, 10.
1996; just call the Westin to make your reservations.
Proceeds from the annual Inaugural benefit the DBA
Volunteer Attorney Program which provides legal advice
and representation to low-income Dallas County residents,
   SPECIAL TtaNK~S TO UNDERWRIIER oF THE
       1996 INAUGUR      BENEFITING 'THE
     DBA VOLUNTEER ATORNEY PROGRAM:
                  FRED BARON
               Baron & Budd, P.C.
           FRANK AND DEBiE BRANSON
              Frank L Bransoin, PC.
      BROWN McC 4RROLL & 0OaKs HART INF
        PETER S C,,tf NItis, P.C.
             Attorney-Med ator
     (   Caig Hester Captal Managemcrt
     ~JOHN HOWtE
               Howie &     ec
           JONES, DAY, REVIS & PO )U
         KOONS, FU LLER & VAN DEN FYKL
               MIKE McKOOL, JR.
                  NATIONSBANK
      LIODELL, SAPP, ZIVLEY, H[]ILL & [ARGON
      RICHARD A, SAYLES AND BRIAN M, Ltn.It
               Sayles & [idji, P C,
             SusMA GODFREY, L,L.P.
               A, BOYD) WAGGONER
        Lw Offices of Boyd Waggoner, P.C.
                 LES WEISBROD
               Morgan & Weisbrod


Mayor Joins Bar
Associations in MLK Day
Celebration
Noon, Mon., Jane 15, 1996 Bela Hall
   Join the Dallas legal community in
Lclbrating the tle ot Dr, Mar i. Lther
ing J nt the I nrth annual MLK Day
LFn  cor noo, Mn, Jan. 15, 1996, at
B  o     o Da llas lawyer and Mayor e on
Kirk will bei th ki yote speaker.
Lawyera, other legal professionals and
their guests are invited to hear his words
of inspiration; regular luncheon buffetDl~  a~
will bc available. Seating is first-come,  Ron Kirk
first-served.
   Aso at the luncheon, local bar asoiations will pre
sent the furlh MLK Justice Award to a Dallias attrney
who has dedicated him/herself to advancing Dr. King's
cause both personally and professionally. The luncheon
and award are sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association,
J.L rurner Legal Association, Mexican-American Bar
Association, Dallas Asian-Amcrican Bar Association,
Dallas Association of Black Women Attorneys and
IDallas Women Lawyers Association.
    You should be aware, as indeed I am, that the road
    to freedom is now a highway because lawyers
    throughout the land, yesterday and today, have
    helped clear the obstructions and have helped elimi-
    nate the roadblocks by their selfless, courageous
    espousal of difficult and unpopular causes
                 -DR. MNLUTHERKNG,JR 1 5

Judges Needed for High
School Mock Trial
Competition
   Local competition in the Texas High School Mock
Trial Program bcgins this month, and DBA members are
needed to assist in judging. Please indicate th. days and
tines you are able to judge on the form on this page and
return to the DBA office; confirmation of your rsponse
will be mailed to you. All competition will be held at the
Frank Crowley Courts Building, 133 N. Industrial Blvd
Each trial involves a three-hour time commitment,
including a brief orientation prior to each round of com-
petition. You will be asked to review a set of materials
which will be mailed to you before the trial. Help make a
positive impact on teens in Region 10 and Dallas Public
Schools - sign up to be a judge.

High School Mock Trial Competition
Yes COUNT' ON ME in help judge on the following date(s) and

[ ]Dalls ISD:       Jan. 23          5:30 pm.
[                   Jan. 25          5:30 pm.
[ ]                 Jan. 27          8:30 am.
[                   Jan. 27         12:30pmo.
[H]                 Jan.30           5:30 pm
[    A              FebKr 3          8:3 a m
      []Feb. 3                      12:30 p~m
 [R Region 10:      F..e3              8 a.r
 [ ]                Feb, 3          10:30 a.m
           [ ]      Feb. t             8 a m.
           [ ]      Feb. 101030 a~m
 [ ]State:          March 1          2.30 p.m.
 [                  March 1          5:30p pi
 of                 Mach 2      8 a.m. or 1 p m.
 Name______          _______           _
 Address
 ICity              Sate.    ZiP_________
 Ph~one
 Area of Practice._________________
            Return to: Meek Trial Coorinator,
            2101 Ross Ave , Datlas, TX 75201.


  Friday Clinic Meeting
  Noon, Jan. 5, 1996, at Bela

                GENDER BIAS
  SPEAKR: Kathryn Tullos, Member, Gender Bias
           Reform Implementation Committee and
           Vice-President, rexas Women Lawyers
  SPONSORED BY the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas
  Women Lawyers Association and Dallas .Association
  of Black Women Attorneys

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