The Paul Carrington Memorial Lecture Series
Established: July 1995
The Carrington Lecture is a trust in honor of Paul Carrington, Sr., who was one of the founding partners of the Dallas law firm of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman and Blumenthal. A graduate of the Harvard School of Law, he was actively engaged in the legal profession from 1919 until 1982. Carrington was president of the Dallas Bar Association in 1940 and the State Bar of Texas in 1958-1959. He taught at the SMU School of Law from 1973 to 1981. Prior to the endowed lecture series, the lectures were named Carrington Tax Policy Lectures.