Last year, Dallas Bar Association President Michael K. Hurst grew concerned about the stability of funding for legal aid to the poor in Dallas County. In response, he led the charge to create the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program Endowment to help fund the DVAP's services should state or federal funding streams dry up. Though Hurst was only officially inaugurated as the DBA's 109th president over the weekend, he and others have already pledged nearly $500,000 . . .
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