J.L. Turner Legal Association Foundation

The JLTLA Foundation is a non-profit institution under Section501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our community through education, service, and scholarship. The Foundation’s Board of Directors has established the following primary goals:

  • Provide legal workshops to indigent residents in the North Texas area
  • Provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial or other needs
  • Provide educational seminars to North Texas area residents

Each year, hundreds of people are expected to benefit from the Foundation’s programs. The Foundation projects that its gifts will support a variety of community, legal and educational programs, such as providing annual scholarships to minority law students, legal workshops, and educational seminars for North Texas area residents and attorneys.

JLTLAF 2016 Application

JLTLAF 2016 Letter to Schools

2016 Foundation Board of Directors

  1. Steve Bolden – Chair
  2. Sharon Gilmore – Treasurer
  3. Emmanuel Obi- 2016 JLTLA President*
  4. Tramaine Scott – 2016 President Elect*
  5. Carla Dennis – Secretary
  6. Kandace Walter – Vice Chair
  7. Vicki Blanton – Director, 2016 Gala Chair*
  8. LaToyia Pierce – Director
  9. Wesley Terrell – Immediate Past Chair


* 1 year positions that expire each December: JLTLA President, President-Elect, and Gala Chair.


Please direct correspondence to the J.L. Turner Legal Association Foundation at: P.O. Box 130987, Dallas, Texas 75313-0987


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