TYLA Affiliate Awards
TYLA presents awards at its annual meeting for the outstanding non-lawyer, outstanding lawyer, and for local affiliate projects. Click the links below to view the past affiliate projects and to download application forms.
The Liberty Bell Award is presented to a non-lawyer who is significantly engaged in community service that:
- Promotes a better understanding of government, especially the Bill of Rights
- Encourages greater respect for the law and the courts
- Stimulates a deeper sense of individual responsibility, so that citizens recognize their duties and their rights
- Contributes to the effective functioning of our institutions of government
- Instills better understanding and appreciation of the law
Outstanding Young Lawyer
The Outstanding Young Lawyer Award is presented to a young lawyer with qualities including but not limited to:
- Professional Proficiency
- Service to the Profession
- Service to the Community
Outstanding Mentor Award
The Outstanding Mentor Award recognizes one attorney who has consistently demonstrated a commitment to mentoring young lawyers in his or her legal community.
TYLA supports its affiliated young lawyer bar associations by providing funding to support local programs that further the purposes of TYLA and by recognizing outstanding effort and achievement through our award programs.
Awards of Achievement
The Awards of Achievement Program provides TYLA affiliates the opportunity to submit their best projects for evaluation. This program is designed to encourage project development by recognizing the time, effort and skills expended by these affiliates in implementing public service and professional service projects in their communities.
Click here to view the 2023 Local Affiliate Awards of Achievement winners.
Each year the Texas Young Lawyers Association supports our TYLA affiliates by offering funding for local projects that support TYLA’s mission of service to the public and service to the bar. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity for the current fiscal year (June 2023 – May 2024).
To apply, please fill out the form here: TYLA Grant Application Form. Completed grant applications MUST BE RECEIVED by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 18th.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
We look forward to receiving your grant applications soon.
Affiliate DirectoryView the Map of TYLA Districts (last ratified 1996-1997).
Abilene Young Lawyers Association
Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association
Arlington Young Lawyers Association
Cameron County Young Lawyers Association
Collin County Young Lawyers Association
Ryan D. Marrone
Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association
Nathan T. Burkett
Corpus Christi, TX
Lisa Huerta – Staff Office
802 N. Carancahua, Suite 260
Corpus Christi, TX 78478
Denton County Young Lawyers Association
East Texas Young Lawyers Association
Ector County Young Lawyers Association
El Paso Young Lawyers Association
El Paso, TX
Fort Bend Young Lawyers Association
Galveston Young Lawyers Association
Grayson County Young Lawyers Association
Hays-Caldwell County Young Lawyers Association
Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association
Edinburg, TX 78539
Laredo Young Lawyers Association
Midland County Young Lawyers Association
Smith County Young Lawyers Association
Tyler, TX 75702
Texarkana Young Lawyers Association
Tom Green County Young Lawyers Association
Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association
Waco, TX 76798