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Bobby Abtahi

Community Prosecutor

Dallas City Hall

Direct Phone: (214) ***-****       

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Dallas City Hall

1500 Marilla Street Room 5En

Dallas, Texas 75201

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Attorney

The Law Office of Robert B. Abtahi

Adjunct Faculty - Legal Aspects

Parker College of Chiropractic

Affiliations

Board Member
Fair Park

Education

JD

SMU Dedman School of Law

bachelor's degree

University of Texas

bachelor's degree

Economics

University of Texas at Austin

law degree

SMU Dedman School of Law

undergraduate degree

economics

University of Texas at Austin

Web References (183 Total References)


Bobby Abtahai - Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC)

www.iranianamericanpac.org [cached]

Bobby Abtahi

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Robert "Bobby" Abtahi, former Dallas Plan Commissioner and former City of Dallas Community Prosecutor, was a candidate for Dallas City Council. The election was held on May 11, 2013 with a run-off election taking place in June of 2013.
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Abtahi earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and his JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. After graduating from law school, Abtahi went to work for the city of Dallas as a community prosecutor.
At City Hall, Abtahi worked to help rebuild deteriorating neighborhoods and was behind a popular program that used the National Guard to tear down drug houses. The program, which is a money saving initiative that the city continues to use, was recognized by the White House in January 2012 when it presented Abtahi with the MLK Drum Major Award for Community Service. After working for the city, Abtahi started his own private practice but continued to serve Dallas as a member of the city's plan commission.
Abtahi was one of seven candidates running to represent District 14 on the Dallas City Council. Abtahi's campaign was endorsed by former city council members as well as a number of community and business leaders throughout the city.
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A runoff between Abtahi and Kingston took take place on June 15th, in which Abtahi fell 387 votes short of becoming the next representative of District 14.


Bobby ...

www.iranianamericanpac.org [cached]

Bobby Abtahi

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Robert "Bobby" Abtahi, former Dallas Plan Commissioner and former City of Dallas Community Prosecutor, was a candidate for Dallas City Council. The election was held on May 11, 2013 with a run-off election taking place in June of 2013.
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Abtahi earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and his JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. After graduating from law school, Abtahi went to work for the city of Dallas as a community prosecutor.
At City Hall, Abtahi worked to help rebuild deteriorating neighborhoods and was behind a popular program that used the National Guard to tear down drug houses. The program, which is a money saving initiative that the city continues to use, was recognized by the White House in January 2012 when it presented Abtahi with the MLK Drum Major Award for Community Service. After working for the city, Abtahi started his own private practice but continued to serve Dallas as a member of the city's plan commission.
Abtahi was one of seven candidates running to represent District 14 on the Dallas City Council. Abtahi's campaign was endorsed by former city council members as well as a number of community and business leaders throughout the city.
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A runoff between Abtahi and Kingston took take place on June 15th, in which Abtahi fell 387 votes short of becoming the next representative of District 14.


Iranian American Candidates on May Ballot in North Texas - Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC)

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Bobby Abtahi, seeking to become the first Iranian American to be elected to the city council of Dallas, received enough votes to qualify for a runoff for the position, while Amir Omar, a member of the city council (Place 7) of Richardson, Texas, fell short in his bid to become Richardson\\\'s mayor and the first Iranian American to become a directly elected mayor.

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Bobby Abtahi, Candidate for Dallas City Council - Election results gave Bobby Abtahi, former Dallas Plan Commissioner and former City of Dallas community prosecutor, 26% of the vote in District 14 (which includes parts of downtown and East Dallas as well as Oak Lawn), putting him in second place behind Phillip Kingston, who received 34%.
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A runoff between Abtahi and Kingston will take place on June 15th.
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Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Abtahi earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and his JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. After graduating from law school, Abtahi went to work for the city of Dallas as a community prosecutor.
At City Hall, Abtahi worked to help rebuild deteriorating neighborhoods, and was behind a popular program that used the National Guard to tear down drug houses. The program, which is a money-saving initiative that the city continues to use, was recognized by the White House in January 2012 when it presented Abtahi with the MLK Drum Major Award for Community Service. After working for the city, Abtahi started his own private practice but continued to serve Dallas as a member of the city's plan commission.


News

www.iranianamericanpac.org [cached]

June 26, 2013, Dallas, Texas - Bobby Abtahi, former Dallas Plan Commissioner and City of Dallas Community Prosecutor, fell short in his bid on June 15th to make history by becoming the first Iranian American elected to the city council of Dallas, Texas, losing to opponent Philip Kingston.

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With 100% of the precincts reporting, Abtahi trailed Kingston by 387 votes to become the next representative of District 14.
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The election was a runoff between the two men; Abtahi was originally one of seven candidates running to represent the district, which is being vacated by term-limited council member Angela Hunt.
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Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Abtahi earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and his JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. After graduating from law school, he went to work for the city of Dallas as a community prosecutor. At City Hall, Abtahi worked to build coalitions and help restore deteriorating neighborhoods. He was behind a popular program that used the National Guard to tear down drug houses. The program was recognized by the White House in January 2012.
Abtahi's campaign was endorsed by former city council members as well as a number of community and business leaders throughout Dallas. On March 26, 2013, Abtahi won the backing of the city's Real Estate Council of Dallas. He also had the support of the the MetroTex Association of Realtors and the Stonewall Democrats.
In addressing his supports after the results became known, Abtahi stated: "We started this campaign at 1 percent.


News

www.iranianamericanpac.org [cached]

Abtahi Qualifies for Dallas City Council Runoff

12/17/2013
May 14, 2013, Dallas, TX - Two highly successful and qualified Iranian American candidates were on the ballot on Election Day (May 11th) in Texas. Bobby Abtahi, seeking to become the first Iranian American to be elected to the city council of Dallas, received enough votes to qualify for a runoff for the position, while Amir Omar, a member of the city council (Place 7) of Richardson, Texas, fell short in his bid to become Richardson\\\'s mayor and the first Iranian American to become a directly elected mayor.
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Bobby Abtahi, Candidate for Dallas City Council - Election results gave Bobby Abtahi, former Dallas Plan Commissioner and former City of Dallas community prosecutor, 26% of the vote in District 14 (which includes parts of downtown and East Dallas as well as Oak Lawn), putting him in second place behind Phillip Kingston, who received 34%.
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A runoff between Abtahi and Kingston will take place on June 15th.
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Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Abtahi earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and his JD from SMU Dedman School of Law. After graduating from law school, Abtahi went to work for the city of Dallas as a community prosecutor.
At City Hall, Abtahi worked to help rebuild deteriorating neighborhoods, and was behind a popular program that used the National Guard to tear down drug houses. The program, which is a money-saving initiative that the city continues to use, was recognized by the White House in January 2012 when it presented Abtahi with the MLK Drum Major Award for Community Service. After working for the city, Abtahi started his own private practice but continued to serve Dallas as a member of the city's plan commission.

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