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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.


Volunteers needed at next Community First Village legal clinic

The next AYLA legal clinic at the Community First Village will be held on Wednesday, July 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. We need attorneys and paralegals to staff the clinic where residents can obtain free legal advice and assistance with basic legal documents, such as drafting critical life documents such as medical power of attorney, directives to physicians, HIPPA releases and statutory durable powers of attorney. Please email to sign up!

2019-2020 AYLA Board of Directors

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

Directors – Term expires 2021
Ben Dower
Cathy Garza
Jenna Reblin Malsbary
Emily Morris

Term expires 2020
Michael Choate
Sarah Harp
Eric Nelson
Kayvon Rashidi

Francesca Di Troia


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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