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Dana G. Bias

Dana G. Bias, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1985, New York 1985, Kentucky 1995, Texas 2000, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1986, United States District Court (eastern district) Texas 2000.

Background

  • Bias, Dana G. was born on March 12, 1959 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Cyrus Dana and Betty Jo (Haddox) Bias.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with highest honors, University Louisville, 1981. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Boston University, 1984.

    Career

    • Counselor Massachusetts Half-Way Houses, Inc., Boston, 1982-1983. Senior trial attorney Criminal Defense division Legal Aid Society, New York City, 1984-1989, managing attorney, 1989-1994. Sole practitioner Hauppauge, New York, 1995.

      Senior trial attorney Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender Corporation, 1995-1997. Assistant public advocate, capital trial attorney Department of Public Advocacy, 1997-2000. Managing attorney Lone Star Legal Aid, Nacogdoches, 2000—2003, Beaumont, Texas, 2002—2004.

      Project director East Texas Fair Housing Service Center, Nacogdoches, 2004—2006. Managing attorney, private attorney involvement coordinator Lone Star Legal Aid, since 2006. Lecturer New York City Public Schools, 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1985, New York 1985, Kentucky 1995, Texas 2000, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1986, United States District Court (eastern district) Texas 2000.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Membership

    Member Nacogdoches Mayor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Board directors Smith County Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, American Civil Liberties Union, New York State Bar Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Massachusetts Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Smith County Bar Association (lecturer 2005), NLADA, New York Civil Liberties Union, Woodcock Society, Mortar Board, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma.

    Connections

    • father: Cyrus Dana Bias
    • mother: Betty Jo (Haddox) Bias
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    Born March 12, 1959
    (age 58)
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