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(DALLAS) April 10, 2012 — Locke Lord Dallas Partner George Bowles has been elected President of the Dallas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a prestigious group of trial lawyers dedicated to elevating “the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession” and preserving “the 7th Amendment right to trial by jury.”
Bowles is a longtime Fellow of ABOTA and also has served on the organization’s National Board of Directors as well as the Executive Board of the Dallas Chapter. Membership in the exclusive ABOTA group includes lawyers from both the plaintiff and defense bars and is by invitation-only, requiring lawyer members to have served as lead counsel in at least 20 trials that concluded with jury verdicts.
Bowles’ practice at Locke Lord is wide ranging and involves complex business-related litigation, including securities, construction, intellectual property, lender liability, real estate, banking, fraud, eminent domain, class actions, tortious interference with business relations, fiduciary liability and breach of contract. He is one of six Firm attorneys (one now retired) inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America, which is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada.
Locke Lord LLP consistently ranks among American Lawyer’s top 100 U.S. law firms. The Firm’s full range of practice and industry areas serve national and international clients from offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. It has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions – all designed and executed to meet clients’ long-term strategic goals.