Austin Bar Association
816 Congress Avenue, Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-2720
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Enhancing the legal profession, administration of justice, and our community through education, networking, and public service.

Interested in Austin Bar networking opportunities, discounts on CLE, and serving the Austin community?

Featured Event

congrats to the new leadership academy class!

The Austin Bar/AYLA Leadership Academy Class for 2015 has been finalized.  More details here ... 


Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 25 | 8:00am

Austin Bar Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday

The Austin Bar / AYLA Offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25 – Friday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

  • Free Event

Thursday, January 1 | 12:00am

Austin Bar/AYLA Offices Closed

The Austin Bar and Austin Young Lawyer Association offices will be closed in observance of New Year’s Day.

  • Free Event

Friday, January 2 | 10:30am

Swearing-In Ceremony

Please join the Austin Bar Association for the swearing-in ceremony for the following: The Hon. Karin Crump, 250th District Court Judge; The Hon. Todd Wong,…

  • Travis County Commissioners Courtroom,
    700 Lavaca
  • Free Event

Wednesday, January 7 | 6:00pm

Volunteer with Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas: Legal Clinic

The Austin LGBT Bar Association continues to assist VLS with its legal clinics. The legal clinics provide low-income residents legal advice. To sign up or…

  • Webb Middle School,
    601 E. St. Johns
  • Free Event


Monday, January 12 | 12:00pm

Austin Lawyers Wellness Group

A confidential monthly education group for lawyers, judges and law students seeking help while healing from depression, addiction, job stress, anxiety and other mental health issues.

  • Austin Bar Association,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • Free Event

Monday, January 12 | 1:30pm

FREE Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans

The Austin Bar Association offers free legal advice to military veterans and their families on a monthly basis at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic. Attorney…

  • Austin VA Outpatient Clinic,
    7901 Metropolis Drive
  • Free Event


President’s column – December

By Judge Elisabeth Earleholiday ethics cle

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”
— Albert Schweitzer

As we begin the holiday season and its celebrations and festivities, it is a time to thank those that have worked tirelessly for the betterment of the Austin Bar Association. We also are honoring three very special people who have mentored my colleagues and me throughout their careers.  (Click here to continue reading.)

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