DALLAS — LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The Dallas Bar Association has named Beverly Bell Godbey president-elect of the organization. She is a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. The AV rated trial attorney practices in the firm’s Dallas office. Bell Godbey will lead the Dallas Bar Association in 2007.
Gardere Managing Partner Steve Good says, “Beverly’s election demonstrates the widespread respect and confidence her peers have in her. She is an excellent attorney who will bring her outstanding leadership and vision to the Dallas Bar Association and to the local legal community.”
Bell Godbey has served as a vice president of the Dallas Bar Association and president of its community services fund board. The Dallas native is active in local and state legal communities, as well as the Junior League of Dallas, First United Methodist Church of Dallas, and the Lakehill Preparatory School Board of Advisors. Earlier this year Bell Godbey was named a Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, was founded in 1909 and is one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City, Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.