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March 29, 2022

Yolanda Eisenstein: Chair 2013-2014

Yolanda Eisenstein is an attorney with an animal law practice in Dallas, Texas. She is an adjunct professor of animal and wildlife law at SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas. She is currently vice chair of the Animal Law Committee and former chair of the State Bar of Texas Animal Law Section.

Yolanda serves on the advisory board of the Texas Humane Legislation Network, a nonprofit organization that lobbies for pro-animal legislation in Texas. She speaks regularly on animal and animal law issues and is the author of The American Bar Association Legal Guide for Dog Owners (American Bar Association) and Careers in Animal Law: Welfare, Protection, and Advocacy (ABA Law Practice Management Section and ABA Law Student Division). She is a contributor to Animal Cruelty: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding (Carolina Academic Press).

Yolanda received her B.A. magna cum laude in Arts and Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas. She graduated with honors from SMU Dedman School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico. She shares her home with husband Abram and dog Skylar.