Funding the Education of the Next Generation of African American Leaders in Dallas Supporting Pro Bono Legal Service Organizations Working in Our Community

​​ The J.L. Turner Legal Association Foundation 

Judge L. Clifford Davis - 2015 Trailblazer Honoree

Trailblazers in the Law

The African American legal community in DFW and in Texas has had number lawyers and judges who have paved the way for others in the profession and the larger society.  The Foundation takes a moment to celebrate their contributions to Texas legal history.

J.L. Turner, Sr.

Judge L.A. Bedford

C.B. Bunkley

John Lewis Turner, Jr.

W. J. Durham

Barbara Jordan

Fred Finch

Chief Justice Carolyn Wright

Judge Sam Lindsay

Chief Justice Jefferson

Judge L. Clifford Davis