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Austin Bar Foundation

Supporting and expanding the provision of legal-related charitable and education programs in Central Texas.


The 16th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala is on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Fairmont Austin.

Pre-Party – 5:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception/Raffle/Auction – 6:30 p.m.
Dinner Begins – 7:30 p.m.
Casino Games and Dancing to The Vintage 15 – 9:00 p.m.

Proceeds from the Gala benefit the Austin Bar Foundation, which supports programs like the Self-Represented Litigant Project, Free Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans, Austin Adoption Day, CANLAW Clinic, approximately $20,000 annually in grants to area law-related programs, and more!

Six Austin Bar attorneys will receive high recognition as they are honored with awards, including:

Distinguished Lawyer Award –
Judge Sam Sparks
Jo Ann Merica
Claude Ducloux

David H. Walter Community Excellence Award –
Fred Sultan

Larry F. York Mentoring Award –
Jeff Civins

Joseph C. Parker Jr. Diversity Award –
Toya Cirica Bell


Carol Smith Photography captured memories throughout the evening of the 2016 Austin Bar Foundation Gala. Click here to view all of the photos taken by Smith.

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Gala attendees also enjoyed a photo booth. Click here to view all photo booth photos from Korey Howell Photography.

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