Our Purposes

1) To promote education on issues relating to LGBT law;

2) To study and report on laws, decisions, and governmental regulations as they may affect the rights, responsibilities, and needs of LGBT people;

3) To provide a common forum for individuals interested in the legal issues of LGBT people; and

4) To raise the profile and acceptance of LGBT individuals within the legal community and serve as examples for professionalism.

How to Join

Click here to register for membership in the Austin LGBT Bar Association and pay your dues via PayPal.

News & Events

Sculpting the Future: 3rd Annual Scholarship Gala
Wednesday, October 18 at 7 PM - 10 PM
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum
605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, Texas 78704
The night includes drinks, tapas, live music, and a silent auction. We're also honoring some soon-to-be announced individuals who have made a contribution to LGBT equality. Proceeds benefit the Austin Bar Foundation & Austin LGBT Bar Association law student scholarship program. $60 per ticket, plus Eventbrite service charge.
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Austin LGBT Bar Assoc. Half-day CLE 2017: The Empire Strikes Back
Friday, September 29 at 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Austin Bar Association
816 Congress Ave, Ste 700, Austin, Texas 78701
Schedule (subject to modification)
1:45-2:30 / 45 min / Celia Israel: Legislative Update (State Representative Celia Israel)
2:30-3:15 / 45 min / LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care (Adam McCormick, Professor of Social Work; and Tracy Harting, Attorney-at-Law)
3:15-3:30 / 15 min break
3:30-4:30 / 60 min / Hate Speech v. Free Speech (Speakers TBA)
4:30-5:00 / 30 min / Ethics of Pronouns: LGBTQ Style Sheet (Christine Henry Andresen, Managing Attorney at CHA Law Group; Claire Bow, Attorney-at-Law; and Stefanie Collins, Attorney at Law)
A happy hour will follow.
$50 members (who are current on their dues!); $70 non-members (plus Eventbrite service charge). Don't know if you're current on your membership? Email algbttreasurer@gmail.com.

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