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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.


AYLA Announces the 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

The following will be joining the board for the 2020-2021 bar year beginning on July 1, 2020.

Sarah Harp was elected as secretary joining the executive committee.

President – David King
President-Elect – Rachael Jones
Treasurer – Blair Leake
Past-President – Sandy Bayne

2020-2022 Directors
Jessica McCarthy
Callie Haley
Ciara Parks
Morgan Shell

2020-2021 Directors
Ben Dower
Cathy Garza
Jenna Reblin Malsbary
Emily Morris


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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