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Dori Goldman Earns Board Certification in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Yetter Coleman is pleased to announce that Dori Goldman has become Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Dori focuses her practice on high-stakes litigation, crafting the trial and appellate strategy for cases in state and federal court. She is known for her adept approach to jury charges, brief writing, and strategic case assessments. Dori assists plaintiffs and defendants across industries achieve successful results in trials and appeals involving complex business disputes, contract and tort claims, personal injury, and statutory and procedural issues. This designation now makes her part of a very select class of Texas attorneys who have achieved Board Certification in Civil Appellate Law.

The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) is authorized by the Supreme Court of Texas and is a voluntary designation program certifying Texas attorneys in 25 specific areas of law. The certification process is rigorous, and once certified, lawyers must meet additional criteria to continue their education and involvement in their specialty area as well as reapply for certification every five years. Board Certified attorneys must be licensed for at least five years, devote a required percentage of practice to a specialty area for at least three years, attend continuing education seminars, pass an evaluation by fellow lawyers and judges, and pass a 6-hour written examination. TBLS aims to ensure that Texans receive the highest quality legal services.

A graduate of Harvard Law School and Princeton University, Dori is active in numerous professional and civic leadership organizations. She has served as co-chair of the membership committees for the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section and the State Bar of Texas Women and The Law Section, as chair of the Houston Bar Association Federal Practice Section, and as a member of the board of directors of the Anti-Defamation League Southwest Region and the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston.