Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Jessica S. Morrison has been appointed to the Board of Directors for The Parenting Center, a partner agency of the United Way of Metropolitan Tarrant County dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and being a leader of parenting education. She will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2015.
Morrison is an Associate in the Tax Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Fort Worth office, and focuses her practice on employee benefits, executive compensation, and taxation. She counsels employers and fiduciaries on tax and ERISA issues relating to the design and administration of qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation programs and welfare benefit plans. Morrison also advises clients on employee benefits and executive compensation issues that arise in mergers and acquisitions.
In addition to her leadership role at The Parenting Center, she is an active participant in legal and professional organizations. Morrison is a member of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas; the Tax and Estate Planning Section and the Women Attorneys Section of the Tarrant County Bar Association; Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association; SouthWest Benefits Association; and The Women’s Energy Network – North Texas Chapter.
Each year, The Parenting Center serves more than 14,000 clients, from all income levels and social groups, across Tarrant County and the surrounding area. The agency provides services such as counseling, a family transitions co-parenting program, H.E.A.L program, parenting and family life education, the parenting advice line, and a parenting education program in schools. To learn more about The Parenting Center, visit http://theparentingcenter.org/.