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

June LGBT Bar Association Happy Hour

Please join us on June 26th from 5:30 -7:00 for our June Happy Hour! This free happy hour is being held as part of the State Bar Convention taking place in Austin, and in conjunction with the LGBT Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. We will have live music – a champagne bar – specialty cocktails – and bountiful hors d’oeuvres. The event will take place in the 22nd floor lobby of Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody at 401 Congress Avenue, Suite 2200.

Click here for more details.


The Austin LGBT Bar Association recently signed onto an amicus brief for a marriage equality case in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Click here to read the brief.

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