Memorials are published as a tribute to deceased Texas attorneys. Information included is primarily related to the individual’s accomplishments in the legal profession. To submit a Memorial, please visit texasbar.com/tbj and fill out an online form or call (512) 427-1830 for more information. To learn more about closing a deceased attorney’s practice, go to texasbarcle.com/materials/closingapractice.html. RICHARD GABRIELE Gabriele, 64, of Dallas, died Jan. 26, 2013. He received his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1977. From 1977 to 1979, he was an associate of Abecid & Abecid in Houston. From 1980 to 1998, he was the owner of the Law Office of R.A. Gabriele in Dallas. He was a member of the College of the State Bar as well as the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Kathleen Gabriele; and daughter, attorney Marguerite Gabriele of Houston. ARLEN DEAN “SPIDER” BYNUM Bynum, 77, of Dallas, died March 25, 2013. He received his law degree from Baylor Law School and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1963. From 1963 to 1968, he was a trial lawyer with the Dallas firm of Strasburger & Price. He became partner with Atwell, Malouf, Musslewhite & Bynum, then Bradshaw & Bynum. He later practiced law as a solo practitioner until 2010. He was listed in the Best Lawyers of America directory for 30 years, was named a Texas Super Lawyer for many years, and was included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in 2012. Bynum also was a legal adviser to the North American Boxing Federation, special U.S. counselor to the World Boxing Council, and a member of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Charlsie Bynum; three daughters, Amy, Angela, and Andrea, all of Dallas; and two grandchildren. WILLIAM M. LINDEN Linden, 80, of Houston, died Nov. 14, 2012. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1969. He was a partner with Vinson & Elkins from 1969 to 1990. He was a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and served as chairman of the Oil and Gas Taxation Committee of the American Bar Association Taxation Section. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1956. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Martha Ann Linden; son, Eric Hand of Houston; daughters, Leanne Linden, Laura Hand, and Linda Ozenne, all of Houston; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. RALPH L. HARKENRIDER Harkenrider, 88, of Duncanville, died Feb. 4, 2013. He received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1973. He also was a member of the Illinois Bar. Harkenrider practiced in a small Chicago firm and then served as a negotiator for American Airlines with the Air Line Pilots Association, and later as a founding executive administrator of the Allied Pilots Association until his retirement in the late 1980s. He served in the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps during the Korean War and then in the Air Force Reserve. He is survived by his wife, Maxine F. Harkenrider; six daughters, Joan Harkenrider, Monica H. Radoszewski, Donna H. Bullis, Laure H. Jones, Lisa H. Brochu, and Amy H. Manning; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. BEALE DEAN Dean, 91, of Fort Worth, died Sept. 29, 2013. After serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, Dean graduated from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1946. He became assistant district attorney of Dallas, working with DA Will Wilson, and later joined the Fort Worth law firm of Martin, Moore & Brewster, followed by Brewster, Pannell, Leeton, & Dean, and then Brown, Herman, Scott, Young & Dean. He was one of the youngest members to be admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers, a former president of the Tarrant County Bar Association, a member of the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors from 1973 to 1976, and a life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He received the TCBA’s Blackstone Award in 1990, and in 2005, Fort Worth, Texas magazine recognized him as one of the year’s top attorneys. Dean is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margo Dean; son, Webster B. Dean of Fort Worth; daughter Giselle Dean Miller; brothers, Harry Dean of Granbury and Arthur Dean of Farmington, N.M.; and two grandchildren. PAUL ROBERT HAMBRIGHT Hambright, 85, of Galveston, died Jan. 22, 2013. He received his law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1958. Hambright was in private practice and then started working as an attorney for the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1962. A year later, he became an attorney for the Army Corps of Engineers, where he stayed until his retirement in 1987.
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