The Dallas Bar Association, or DBA, is celebrating its 150th anniversary, marking a century and a half of dedication to the legal profession, justice, and the Dallas community.

Established in 1873, the DBA has been a cornerstone of legal excellence, promoting the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and legal expertise. Since its formation, it has played a pivotal role in shaping the legal landscape of Dallas, championing justice, and fostering camaraderie among legal professionals, according to a press release.

“Our 150th anniversary is a momentous occasion. It is not only a celebration of our history, but a reaffirmation of our commitment to serving the legal profession and the people in the Dallas community and beyond,” DBA President Cheryl Camin Murray said in a press release. “We are honored to have been a part of this vibrant community for a century and a half, and we look forward to continued growth, innovation, and service in the years to come.”

Through its various programs, initiatives, and pro bono work, the DBA has continuously demonstrated its dedication to giving back to the community it serves. The association has celebrated with events and initiatives throughout the year to commemorate this milestone, including an anniversary party held in September and a special commemorative magazine and interactive timeline, which can be viewed online at

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