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Community Focus

A Commitment to Business & Non-Profit Growth.

CARR highly values supporting business growth as well as recognizing success, innovation and creativity of entrepreneurs. The firm believes in the importance of giving back to the community through contributions of personal involvement and financial resources.

CARR Law Firm PLLC Honored at Tech Titans Awards by Metroplex Technology Business Council
Tech Titans The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) honored CARR Law Firm PLLC by naming the intellectual property law firm a Technology Advocate finalist in the 11th annual Tech Titans Awards. The awards recognize outstanding technology companies and individuals in North Texas for their contributions. CARR was applauded for its support of emerging technology in the private and public sector. View the full release.

The Innovation Competition at SMU
SMU Innovation Competition
In partnership with the Caruth Institute for Engineering at SMU, CARR is the founding sponsor of the university’s Innovation Competition. Open to all SMU students, the multi-stage competition is designed to inspire students to create a solution to a real world problem. Finalists are provided funding, faculty support and workspace in SMU’s new Innovation Gymnasium to develop their idea into fully-built prototype.
Students Hard at Work at SMU's Innovation Competition

The Dallas 100 AwardsTM
Since 1997, CARR has been a proud sponsor of the Dallas 100 AwardsTM , which recognizes the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the Dallas area each year. The annual awards are a tribute to the vitality and entrepreneurial spirit of emerging businesses in North Texas.

The Leadership Series
CARR is a founding sponsor of this annual forum for past and present winners of the Dallas 100 Award. The event gathers top executives for an unprecedented opportunity to network and hear directly from some of our city’s most influential business and civic leaders. Past speakers have included Mayor Tom Leppert, Ebby Halliday and Albert Black, Jr.

North Texas Enterprise Center for Technology
www.ntec-inc.orgAs a founding stakeholder of the North Texas Enterprise Center for Technology (NTEC), CARR assists entrepreneurs starting and growing new medical technology ventures. The organization seeks to develop economic growth in the region by advancing the development of companies in the medical devices and healthcare-related information technology industries.

WBTShowcaseCARR is proud to sponsor the 2010 WBTshowcase, the nation's premier event showcasing the largest collection of vetted and mentored companies and technologies emanating from top universities, labs, research institutions, and the private sector from across the country and around the globe.

Metroplex Growth Capital Conference
CARR has served as a sponsor for this annual educational conference, organized by the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce and designed to explore financing options available to companies seeking growth capital.

Southwest Venture Forum Southwest Venture Forum
CARR frequently serves as a sponsor for this non-profit forum presented by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU. The Southwest Venture Forum is a bimonthly breakfast meeting where entrepreneurs looking to start or expand their businesses meet with venture investors and the professional community to solicit financing and obtain advice.

North Dallas Chamber of Commerce & Greater Dallas Chamber
As part of a commitment to help develop a dynamic business and community environment, CARR is an active member of both the Greater Dallas Chamber (supporting the eight-county Metroplex) and the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (supporting businesses from downtown to north city limits).

Arts District Friends
With a keen interest in supporting the vitality of downtown Dallas, CARR serves as a sponsor for Arts District Friends, the largest urban cultural district in the U.S. Arts District Friends champions various interests of the Dallas Arts District and organizes cultural events through which the community may participate and become familiar with arts and the art community.

March of Dimes WalkAmerica - North Texas
Lawyers of the firm helped raise over $80,000 through the March of Dimes WalkAmerica Week in North Texas. Comprised of over 70 area CEOs, the team developed in 2002 as a way for small and medium sized businesses to raise money for the charity. The goal is to secure 250 CEOs raising $250,000 each year.

Ronald McDonald House of Dallas, Inc.
CARR has provided pro bono legal services to secure the trademark for the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas, Inc. logo. The Ronald McDonald House offers a home away from home for families who have traveled to the Metroplex seeking medical care for their children.

North Texas Food Bank
North Texas Food BankCARR has provided pro bono legal counsel for the North Texas Food Bank. The organization seeks to eliminate Hunger by distributing food and grocery products through a network of nonprofit organizations.

Dallas City Homes
Dallas City HomesThrough pro bono legal counsel, CARR has supported Dallas City Homes.

Baal Dan Baal Dan
CARR is proud to support Dallas-based charity Baal Dan. Baal Dan’s mission is to help street children, slum children, and orphans in India as directly and efficiently as possible, while investing in ways to provide these children with an education. Since its founding in 2006, more than 1,500 children in India have received aid from Baal Dan. 

The Chief Executive Officers' Club
CARR is a proud member of the CEO Club, a nonprofit 501-c-3 organization created to support CEOs dedicated to organizational improvement through shared experience and personal growth. A worldwide organization, the CEO Club has included celebrated leaders such as Steve Forbes, Michael Bloomberg, and Ted Turner. At its core, the club nurtures and educates leaders, enabling them to achieve their goals.

Lawyers of the firm also participate in numerous professional and bar associations as well as community organizations. For specific information, please review the biographies for our attorneys.

CARR Intellectual Property attorneys serve clients throughout Texas, the United States, and the world. We counsel inventors and businesses in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Plano, Richardson, Frisco, Marshall and other cities in Texas. Our attorneys also serve many international clients, including companies in Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, and Israel.

Main Office:
5606 SMU Boulevard #601087
Dallas, TX 75360
Tel: 214.760.3000

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