Dallas, TX – Bernard M. Sutherland, attorney-at-law, died unexpectedly on February 8th, 2018. He was born on September 12th, 1959 in El Paso, TX.
Bernard is survived by his sister Karen Sutherland, her son Matthew Sutherland, both of Virginia, and his brother Arthur M. Sutherland, his sister-in-law Mary Sutherland and their children Gabrielle and Ethan, of Maryland. Bernard will be missed by many other relatives and friends.
Bernard graduated from U.T. El Paso, and Texas Tech School of Law. He worked as a prosecutor in Wichita Falls, TX, as a public defender in Dallas, and had an active private practice as a criminal defense attorney. Bernard attended Fellowship Bible Church in Dallas. He took great interest in exploring Dallas area food, playing lacrosse, participating in cultural events, attending jazz festivals, and scuba diving.
A memorial service will be held at Fellowship Bible Church in Dallas on Saturday,March 17th at 10:00AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.