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Austin Young Lawyers Association

For more than 50 years, the Austin Young Lawyers Association has served the Austin community and the legal profession through a variety of programs helping those in need.



The Austin Young Lawyers Association will organize and collect donations for the 34th Annual Holiday Baskets Project and AYLA Reindeer Games on December 11, 2016.
These projects were combined to provide groceries and gifts to approximately 80 local families in need. In addition to providing healthy meals, AYLA also provides gifts for the children, a legal resource guide, and the opportunity for the families to participate in the Reindeer Games Party. To volunteer, click here.
This project also needs your financial support. We accept any level of donation. Special acknowledgement will be given at the levels to the right.
Your donation is tax-deductible and can be sent to the AYLA Foundation, at 816 Congress Ave., Suite 700, Austin, TX 78701, ATTN: Debbie Kelly. Or, donate now through the button below.
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Celebrate Bar & Grill 24:  Once Upon a Vote

Imagine a world where your favorite storybook characters are real and everything you know about them actually happened.  Where they secretly live and work among us. What if two of them decided to run for president?

Join us November 5 for song, dance and laughter as Bar & Grill lampoons the 2016 presidential election!

CLICK HERE to learn more and get tickets today!

AYLA Project Spotlight: LawTube

photo-1424223022789-26fd8f34bba2Do you remember when you were a new lawyer, or a newcomer to town, and didn’t even know where the courthouse was located? Or when your boss told you to get an order entered at uncontested docket, and you looked back at her with a blank stare? And then there’s that whole thing called the “central docket.” Where do you even go for a hearing? And, there’s parking at the courthouse…right?!

CLICK HERE to read the rest of the article.

Runway for Justice 2016AYLA’s Second Runway for Justice: Spotlight on the Show’s Fashionista, Brittany Stanford

It takes quite a bit of work to put together a fashion show. A show with lawyers who have busy schedules takes an extra amount of work. That’s why I and Chari Kelly, as co-chairs for the show, reached out to Brittany Stanford again to put her vision and experience into this successful fundraising project. Ms. Stanford is counsel at Fasken Oil and Ranch, Ltd., and truly has an eye for fashion. I had an opportunity to catch up with Ms. Stanford to discuss Runway for Justice.

CLICK HERE to read the rest of the article & watch the Runway for Justice video!

About AYLA and its Foundation

 Austin Young Lawyers Association

The Austin Young Lawyers Association is a professional association dedicated to the promotion of justice through community service. Open to Austin attorneys under the age of 40 or licensed for three years or less, AYLA provides numerous opportunities for young attorneys to socialize, network with judges, and access free or discounted CLE. In addition, AYLA members develop, organize, and implement a variety of service programs, including Women’s Resource Fair, Holiday Baskets, Reentry Project, Reindeer Games, and Day of Service.

AYLA is governed by a 13-member board and maintains five committees with a total of 21 subcommittees. AYLA is affiliated with the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the Young Lawyer Division of the American Bar Association. 

The AYLA Foundation is the 501(c)(3) non-profit arm of AYLA, funding most of AYLA’s charitable projects. 

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