William S. Dahlstrom
BiographyWilliam S. Dahlstrom focuses his practice on all areas of land use. He incorporates a planning problem solving process in land use and land development issues, including zoning, subdivision, annexation, economic development, development agreements, signage, ordinance drafting, transportation, comprehensive planning, utilities, special districts, development fees, conservation, master planned developments, and aesthetics.
Mr. Dahlstrom was listed in D Magazine as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" and he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America under Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law.
Mr. Dahlstrom is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the American Planning Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Greater Dallas Planning Council, the Texas Economic Development Council, the Legal Action Network for Development Strategies (LANDS), the Institute for Local Government Studies of the Center for American and International Law (Advisory Board), the Dallas Real Estate Council, the National Association of Home Builders, the Home Builders Association of Dallas, the American Institute of Certified Planners, the Frisco Developers Council (Board), and the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors.
Mr. Dahlstrom is on the Board of Directors for the Connemara Conservation Foundation, the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association, Institute for Local Government Studies, the Center for American and International Law and the Greater Dallas Planning Council. Previously, Mr. Dahlstrom served on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Habitat for Humanity.
Mr. Dahlstrom has been named as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine in 2001, 2005, and 2007-2013. He was also named a "Super Lawyer" (2007-2012) by Thomson Reuters and he is listed in the 2006-2013 editions of The Best Lawyers in America under Land Use & Zoning Law as well as Real Estate Law and in the 2012-2013 editions under Litigation - Land Use & Zoning.
Speeches / Publications
Mr. Dahlstrom is the author of many articles on land use issues, and is the co-author of Texas Land Use Forms.