DAYL Membership Committee Meeting
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Regular meeting of the Committee to discuss upcoming events. All are welcome to attend. Please contact Cherie Harris to confirm that the meeting is moving forward as scheduled.

DAYL Lawyers Promoting Diversity Committee Meeting
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Regular meeting of the Committee to discuss upcoming events. All are welcome to attend. Please contact Cherie Harris to confirm that the meeting is moving forward as scheduled.

What Do In-House Counsel Need to Know About Bankruptcy?
Nov 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The DAYL Young In-House Counsel Committee invites you to an evening CLE program, with complimentary food and beverages, on November 28, 2018 at the office of Foley Gardere. Speaker Jason Binford will guide us through what young in-house counsel need to know about vendor, customer, and competitor bankruptcies including: pre-bankruptcy considerations, the scope of the automatic stay, claim priorities, preferences, and assumption/rejection of executory contracts. Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the CLE program will begin at 6:15 p.m. Foley Gardere is located at 2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1600.

While being hosted by the Young In-House Counsel Committee, all DAYL members are encouraged to attend to improve on this skill important to all lawyers.

There is no charge for DAYL members to attend. If you wish to join DAYL as a member, you can do so here. A $10 non-member fee can be paid here.

RSVP here.

About the speaker: Jason Binford is a member of Foley Gardere’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganizations and Distribution & Franchise Practices. He is the co-editor of the American Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Handbook for Franchisors and Franchisees, the only full-length book substantively analyzing the intersections of bankruptcy and franchise law. Jason’s experience also extends beyond bankruptcy/franchise issues, including the representations of debtors, creditor committees, lenders, creditors and every other meaningful stakeholder in large to mid-size Chapter 7 and 11 cases across a diverse set of industries. He has been recognized through board certifications from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the American Board of Certification, as well as being named a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters every year since 2011.

DAYL CLE Commitee Meeting
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Regular meeting of the DAYL CLE Committee to plan programming for future CLE events. All are welcome to attend. RSVP to Cherie Harris.

DAYL Judiciary Committee Meeting
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Monthly meeting of the DAYL Judiciary Committee to discuss upcoming programs and initiatives. All are welcome to attend but please email Cherie Harris to RSVP.

DAYL Art, Design, and Fashion SIG Tour of Topologies
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join the DAYL Art, Design, and Fashion Law Special Interest Group for a private tour of Topologies, an exhibition of over 100 works from the Rachofsky Collection, the DMA, Deedie Rose, and Jennifer and John Eagle. The tour will be held at The Warehouse and will begin with a light reception before a curator-led tour of the galleries.

This event is FREE, but is limited to 25 attendees so please RSVP at by Monday, December 3, 2018.

When: December 6, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
What: Tour of Topologies at The Warehouse
Where: 14105 Inwood Road (between Alpha and Spring Valley), Dallas, TX 75244
How: Parking is available in the lot through the left gate of the facility

DAYL Assisting Lawyers in Transition Committee Meeting
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Regular planning meeting of the committee to discuss upcoming programs and events. All are welcome to attend. Email Cherie Harris before attending to ensure the meeting is moving forward.

DAYL Foundation Fellows Luncheon
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Please join us at the DAYL Foundation Fellows Luncheon, which will be held at noon at the Belo Mansion on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. During the Luncheon, Carrington Coleman partner, Monica W. Latin, will receive the distinguished Award of Excellence, recognizing commitment to community service. Monica is widely known as a fierce litigator and she is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law. She has served on multiple boards locally and actively supports pro bono engagements, bar association activities, and projects designed to give back to organizations in need.

Matt Osborne with Operation Underground Railroad will be the Keynote Speaker at the Luncheon. Matt Osborne is Director of Strategic Initiatives for Operation Underground Railroad. Mr. Osborne served a 12-year career with the CIA and US Department of State working issues related to terrorism against the homeland. With Operation Underground Railroad, Mr. Osborne has led a total of 15 undercover rescue operations that resulted in the liberation of 171 human trafficking victims and in the arrest of 54 traffickers.

Individual tickets to the Luncheon are available for $35/person and include a plated lunch. Tables of ten are available for $350. The Luncheon will be held from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., with a pre-event gathering beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Online payments are accepted through December 7 at the link below. Please contact Cherie Harris if you have any questions.

DAYL Trial Skills CLE – Closing Arguments
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join DAYL for its final Trial Skills CLE of the year — on Closing Arguments.  The speakers will be Judge Maricela Moore, Tom Melsheimer, and Andy Payne.

The program will be held from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Belo Mansion on December 12. RSVP to Cherie Harris.

DAYL Solo & Small Firm Networking Happy Hour
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Regular networking happy hour of the committee to discuss challenges faced by solo and small firm attorneys. Bring business cards; it’s networking after all!

All are welcome to attend. Email Cherie Harris before attending to ensure the event is moving forward.