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M. Douglas Adkins

M. Douglas Adkins, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1963, Texas 1963. Member of Louisiana Bar Association, Texas Bar Association.

Background

  • Adkins, M. Douglas was born on December 23, 1936 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of M. D. and Eulyne M. Adkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Geology, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Tulane University, 1963. Doctor of Laws, Dallas Baptist University, 1988.

    Career

    • Co-managing partner Gardere & Wynne, Dallas. Board directors Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc., Dallas Mavericks Basketball, Dallas Fellowship Christian Athletes. Former chairman board trustees Dallas Baptist University.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1963, Texas 1963.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Churches should continually prioritize and monitor the progress in adequately representing the increasing racial and ethnic diversity of communities in local congregations and entities.

    Religion

    Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Baptist Churches should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.

    Membership

    Member of Louisiana Bar Association, Texas Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Carole Baker Adkins, January 18, 1964. Children: Mindy, Gregory.
    • father: M. D.
    • mother: Eulyne M. Adkins
    • spouse: Carole Baker Adkins
    • children: Mindy Adkins
    • Gregory Adkins
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