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


the 2020 Austin Bar Foundation Gala

The 17th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala was held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Omni  Barton Creek Resort & Spa.

The gala is held annually to raise funds for the Austin Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Austin Bar Association. The mission of the Austin Bar Foundation is to support and expand the provision of legal-related charitable and educational programs and services in Central Texas by organizing and marshaling  the resources and abilities of the Austin Bar Association and its members.

Contributions to the Foundation Gala and the Fellows Program help fund a variety of service projects including the Veterans Assistance Programs, the Self-Represented Litigant Project at the Travis County Law Library and Self-Help Center, Austin Adoption Day, the CANLAW Clinic, the Justice Mack Kidd Fund, the Diversity Fellowship Program, the LGBT Law Student Scholarship, and grants to organizations such as American Gateways, Volunteer Legal Services, Austin Community Law Center, Texas Fair Defense Club, and many others.

Honoring Austin lawyers who have excelled in their profession and service to the community was a highlight of the evening. The Foundation is pleased to recognize this year’s award recipients.

Distinguished Lawyer Award
Phil Durst (posthumous)
Lulu Flores
Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson (ret.)

David H. Walter Award
Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch

Joseph C. Parker Jr. Diversity Award
Nelia J. Robbi

Larry York Mentoring Award
Justice Craig T. Enoch (ret.)

Photos from the 2020 Austin Bar Foundation Gala

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2020 Distinguished Lawyer Award Winners Videos

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