March 30, 2016

Austin’s First African-American Lawyer: John N. Johnson

by John G. Browning Long before Martin Luther King, Jr. preached and before a young Thurgood Marshall litigated for civil rights, an African-American lawyer in…

March 28, 2016

Legal Services Corporation – Notice of Availability of Grant Funds for 2017

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announces the availability of grand funds to provide civil legal services to eligible clients during calendar year 2017. A Request…

March 22, 2016

Texas Teens Selected for Statewide Ambassadorship to Raise Awareness about Healthy Relationships and Dating Violence

Twenty three teens from across Texas have been selected for a statewide ambassadorship to promote healthy dating relationships and raise awareness about teen dating violence…

March 18, 2016

41 Austin Attorneys, Paralegals Inducted by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

On March 10, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) inducted 206 attorneys and 25 paralegals into Board Certification, 41 of whom are from the…

March 11, 2016

Member Spotlight: Meet Austin Kaplan

How long have you been a member of the Austin Bar and what is your favorite thing about the organization? I joined the Austin bar…

March 8, 2016

Board nominations for Austin Bar and AYLA

These are the 2016-17 candidates for Officers and Board of Directors: President: Leslie Dippel President-Elect: Amy Welborn (unopposed) Secretary: Adam Schramek (unopposed) Treasurer: Julia Benkoski & Todd Smith The…