Alan Carrillo Named President of the Federal Bar Association’s Dallas Chapter

September 12, 2023 by

Alan Carrillo has been named the Dallas chapter president of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) for the 2023–24 term. Mr. Carrillo is an associate in Brown Fox’s Dallas office.

Founded in 1920, the FBA “is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law.” The FBA Dallas chapter was organized in 1944. It includes members from the local federal court, private practice, government agencies, military branches, and law schools.

Mr. Carrillo has served on the FBA Dallas chapter board since January 2021. As president, Mr. Carrillo will also co-chair the seventh annual Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference, which is hosted by the FBA’s Dallas and Fort Worth chapters, in April 2024. Mr. Carrillo served as a co-chair of the 2023 conference and as a member of the host committee for the 2022 conference.

“The Federal Bar Association’s Dallas chapter has a rich history of serving the judges and lawyers—and cultivating the relationship between the bench and bar—of the Northern District of Texas. I’m honored to help lead a stellar board that stewards our chapter’s legacy well.”

“I’m honored to continue serving members of the federal bar in Dallas and supporting the annual Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference as the next FBA Dallas chapter president,” Mr. Carrillo said. “The Federal Bar Association’s Dallas chapter has a rich history of serving the judges and lawyers—and cultivating the relationship between the bench and bar—of the Northern District of Texas. I’m honored to help lead a stellar board that stewards our chapter’s legacy well.”

Brown Fox is a regular supporter of the FBA Dallas chapter and its local work and events. Partner Cort Thomas, who served as the FBA Dallas Chapter president from 2016 to 2017 and chaired the inaugural Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference in 2017, continues to serve on the chapter board. Additionally, the firm was honored to be one of several law firm sponsors of the second annual Northern District of Texas Law Clerk Reunion earlier this year.

Brown Fox also frequently advocates for clients as lead or local counsel in cases before the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. Mr. Thomas served as a term law clerk to U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle from 2010 to 2011, and Mr. Carrillo served as an inaugural term law clerk to U.S. District Judge Brantley Starr from 2019 to 2020.

Founded in 2010, Brown Fox is a business boutique law firm focused on serving businesses, executives and entrepreneurs in practice areas most commonly needed to advance business growth, manage risk, and defend from attack. The firm’s representative clientele includes companies ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies. The firm has offices in Dallas and Frisco.

Best Lawyers recently named Brown Fox a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for a third year in a row, Chambers & Partners has recognized the firm as a top small to midsize firm in both of its Regional Spotlights, and Inc. 5000 has twice recognized the firm as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. The firm’s attorneys have garnered over sixty Super Lawyers Rising Stars honors, several Best Lawyers honors from both D Magazine and Best Lawyers in America, among other honors.

Character Matters® is the firm’s foundational maxim; its core values of integrity, servant leadership, excellence, and impact are its roots. Brown Fox is committed to aggressively and creatively representing our clients, while staying true to the firm’s guiding principles. Learn more about Brown Fox by clicking here.


Integrity-Driven Advocates, Problem Solvers, and Counselors Ready to Serve.
Meet Brown Fox