Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2014
Victor D. Vital, a shareholder in the Dallas office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed to the Dallas Housing Authority (DHA) Board of Commissioners by Mayor Mike Rawlings. Vital’s two-year term began on July 1. The DHA has a stated mission of providing Dallas families with safe, affordable housing of the highest quality consistent with available funding. The board is composed of five members appointed by the mayor of Dallas and is responsible for establishing policies, as well as providing leadership and oversight to the organization.
“We support Victor in this new endeavor and are proud of his continued commitment to serving the city of Dallas and the DHA Board of Commissioners,” said Stephen C. Carlin, managing shareholder of the firm’s Dallas office. “As a firm, we care so deeply about the communities in which we live and work, and welcome the opportunity to give back.”
About his appointment of Vital, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said, “We are pleased to have Victor on board. He is a proven advocate who has a reputation for assessing and solving problems in a way that will certainly benefit the DHA and the families who rely on this agency for a safe place to call home.”
Vital is trial lawyer and focuses his trial practice on high stakes courtroom matters. Vital has tried more than 100 cases in his civil and white collar criminal defense practice and as a former state prosecutor. Vital is also active in the Dallas community, and serves in leadership roles in several bar and civic organizations.
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