WLL 2024 Women's Leadership Luncheon web header, theme "Women as Peacemakers"

Women of Faith: Forging Friendships and Promoting Peace in a Discorded Nation

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Networking: 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Program: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 
Brookhaven Country Club
3333 Golfing Green Dr.
Farmers Branch, Texas

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Featured Speaker:

Judge Ada Brown, speaker of the Dallas Women's Leadership Luncheon 2024

Women of Faith: Forging Friendships and Promoting Peace in a Discorded Nation

Judge Ada Brown

United States District Court Judge
Northern District of Texas

Judge Ada Brown began her legal career as a prosecutor with the Dallas County District Attorney's office, where she was promoted to chief prosecutor. She was chief prosecutor of four different courts. Judge Brown prosecuted felony crimes such as rape, robbery and murder before specializing in the prosecution of drug crimes and internet crimes against children. She brought hundreds of pedophiles to justice.

During her tenure as an assistant district attorney, Judge Brown tried over 130 jury trials to verdict as lead prosecutor and tried approximately 100 bench trials to verdict as lead prosecutor. She also prosecuted about 500 internet crimes against children. In 2005, Judge Brown was one of 2.5% of Texas attorneys under 40 by Super Lawyers magazine.

In 2005, Judge Brown was appointed as judge over Dallas county's oldest criminal trial court; She was the youngest sitting trial court judge in Texas. As a trial court judge, Judge Brown tried approximately 50 jury trials to verdict and about 100 bench trials to verdict.

After leaving the bench, Judge Brown joined the law firm of McKool Smith, where she focused on high-stakes patent infringement and complex commercial litigation cases. In 2012 and 2013, Brown was one of 2.5% of attorneys under 40 in Texas selected by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star.

In 2013, she was appointed to serve on the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Texas's busiest appellate court, she was the youngest sitting appellate justice in Texas. During her six-year term as a state appellate judge, she authored over 545 majority opinions on the merits. Her appellate reversal rate on the state appellate court was 0.73%. She was reversed just four times by a higher court during her six-year term as a state appellate judge.

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For more information, contact:
Debbie Rohrich-Tyler | 314-633-7032 | drohrichtyler@ssndcp.org

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Tuesday March 19
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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