The Essence of Dean Omar

The article discusses the success of the law firm Dean Omar Branham Shirley and its goals for the next ten years. 

The goal is to continue doing the great work they have been doing for the last seven years while expanding their management skills and making sure their team members feel like they are part of something larger. 

One of the co-founders, Trey, attributes their success to their team‘s hard work and dedication. He also emphasizes the importance of continuing to cultivate a positive work environment as they expand.

Joanie asks Trey what separates his firm from others, to which he replies that it is their relentlessness. They are willing to put in the extra work needed to resolve complex cases.

Trey continues to say that the law firm of Dean Omar Branham Shirley has set up a foundation to contribute to civil rights and civil justice causes, as well as scholarship money for Dallas students pursuing debate or pre-law in high school. 

Dean Omar Branham Shirley foundation’s committee, made up of firm employees, decides where the money should go and interview scholarship applicants before making recommendations to the partners. According to Trey, giving back to the community is critically important, and the foundation is one way they can do that.

Trey enjoys spending time with his eight-year-old son and wife when he is not working. Fatherhood has impacted his career by giving him a greater sense of balance and perspective. He hopes that his son will remember him as a good person who always looks out for others.

Joanie concludes the interview by asking Trey what he enjoys doing in his free time, to which he replies that he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, and fishing.