Jackson Walker Is Named Official Law Firm for Dallas Nationals 2003

April 16, 2002 | Press Releases

DALLAS, Texas—Jackson Walker was selected to serve as the official law firm to the Dallas Nationals 2003. The Dallas Nationals 2003 is responsible for bringing The State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships, the premier amateur competition for figure skaters in the United States, to Texas for the first time. The City of Dallas will be hosting this prestigious event in 2003.

Jackson Walker is one of the oldest and largest Texas-based law firms. Today, Jackson Walker has attorneys practicing in seven offices statewide, serving the firms regional and international clients in eight traditional practice area groupings.

“We believe that contributing the unique skill sets of Jackson Walker professionals will further the Dallas National’s 2003 objective of hosting the highest quality competition. We have combined a full service team of professionals to address legal needs that include entertainment and sports law specialists, intellectual property expertise, employment and venue contracting professionals. The firm has always encouraged its attorneys and employees to be involved in the community and the Dallas Nationals 2003 is an extension of that commitment,” says Jim Griffin of Jackson Walker, who is serving as General Counsel to Dallas Nationals 2003.

A not-for-profit corporation, Dallas Nationals 2003 was formed by the alliance of the two local United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) clubs – the Lone Star Figure Skating Club and the Dallas Figure Skating Club. The organization won the bid for Dallas to host the State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January 12 – 19, 2003 at the American Airlines Center and Reunion Arena.

Carla Howard, legal chairperson for Dallas Nationals 2003, says, “Dallas businesses are known for their constant support of cultural, entertainment and sporting events that enhance the reputation of our city. We are proud to have a prestigious law firm like Jackson Walker as General Counsel for this important event in the community.”

All proceeds from the figure skating competition will stay in North Texas to support and promote amateur figure skating. All event ticket packages may be purchased online at dallas2003.com, faxed to 214.800.3045 or mailed with the order form available at dallas2003.com to the following address:

Dallas Nationals 2003 – Tickets
P.O. Box 988
Addison, Texas 75001-0988

For additional information, call Dallas Nationals 2003 at 214.800.3019