Robert Tobey, of Johnston Tobey Baruch, has been elected president of the Dallas Bar Association. Tobey was sworn in as the 111th president on January 11 and will lead the DBA in 2020.

Tobey was chair of the DBA Board of Directors in 2016 and has served on the board since 2012. He was the co-chair of the 2014-2015 Equal Access to Justice Campaign. He has served as chair and board adviser to various DBA committees and sections.

Robert Tobey

Also serving on the board are President-elect Aaron Tobin, of Condon Tobin Sladek Thornton; First Vice President Karen McCloud, of Karen D. McCloud; Second Vice President Cheryl Camin Murray, of Katten Muchin Rosenman; Secretary/Treasurer Monica Lira Bravo, of Lira Bravo Law; and Immediate Past President Laura Benitez Geisler, of Sommerman, McCaffity, Quesada & Geisler.

The DBA Board of Directors includes Vicki D. Blanton, of AT&T; Rob Cañas Jr., of Lisa E. McKnight; Jonathan Childers, of Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst; Stephanie Gause Culpepper, of ORIX USA Corp.; Rocío García Espinoza, of Rosewood Property Company; Isaac Faz, of the Dallas County Community College District; Sakina Rasheed Foster, of Haynes and Boone; Justin Gobert, of Education Futures Group; Hon. Martin Hoffman, of the 68th District Court; Krisi Kastl, of Kastl Law; Kathleen Kilanowski, of Cagle Carpenter Hazelwood; Bill Mateja, of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton; Hon. Audrey Moorehead, of Dallas County Criminal Court No. 3; Lindsey Rames, of Rames Law Firm; Mary L. Scott, of LeBoeuf Law; Andrew Spaniol, of Howard & Spaniol; KoiEles “Koi” Spurlock, of Parkland Health & Hospital System; and Amy M. Stewart, of Stewart Law Group.

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