AYLA Board Elections
Are you interested in a leadership role in AYLA? Nominations are now open for both Officers (President-Elect, Secretary and Treasurer) and Directors (4 positions). Nomination forms are due on Friday, March 3.
AYLA Service Awards
Each year we present four awards for outstanding community and professional service, mentoring, and AYLA Alumnus. Know a deserving person in the community who should be recognized? Nominate someone today for one of our four awards: Liberty Bell (awarded to a non- lawyer), Outstanding Young Lawyer, AYLA Mentor and AYLA Alumnus. More information about these awards, as well as a nomination form, can be found on our website. Nominations are due on Friday, March 3.
2017 Runway for Justice
For the third year in a row, the Austin Young Lawyers Association fashion show will return on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 800 Congress Ave. We are excited to host the event downtown this year!
This year’s show will feature both male and female attorney models strutting their stuff to highlight local designers, jewelry, and accessories to benefit the AYLA Foundation and the Women’s Resource Fair. Attendees will dine on complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and will receive a swag bag filled with fun goodies.
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AYLA Women’s Resource Fair – April 8
The Tenth Annual Women’s Resource Fair is Friday, April 8. The event provides hundreds of homeless and low-income women with a full day of all types of services, including legal advice, medical exams, haircuts, child care, and a chance to shop for clothing and shoes.
Volunteers are needed to help assist with set-up, clean-up, registration, distributing gift bags, and general duties. Want to volunteer? Contact Lauren Downey.
Donations are also needed. Contact Debbie Kelly for more information.
AYLA is participating in Amplify Austin to support the Women’s Resource Fair. CLICK HERE to donate to Amplify Austin on March 2 – 3.
CLICK HERE for more information about the Women’s Resource Fair.
AYLA Project Spotlight: LawTube
Do 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?!
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