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The First Generation Attorneys Committee provides a network of support to students and practicing attorneys who are the first in their family to attend law school. The Committee offers event programming specific to first generation attorneys—to celebrate their strengths and achievements, provide a forum to discuss their unique challenges, and learn how to level the playing field for success in the legal profession.

For more information or to join or collaborate with the Committee, contact co-chairs Trey Gifford and Ashley Segura.

2024-2025 First Generation Attorneys Committee Leaders:

Trey Gifford

Ashley Segura

Pati Limon de Rodriguez

Thomas Frashier 

Ally Arias

Ainsley Cindric

Cory Williams

Traviss Thomas


The Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA) is a bar association of Houston young attorneys. Our membership consists of lawyers in their first twelve years of practice as of June 1, as well as law students. Our mission is to help our members learn, lead, network, and serve. Please check out our calendar for upcoming events, and our committees page to see how you can get involved!

(713) 224-4952  

Lucy Fisher Cain (281) 685-9929

P.O. Box 61208

Houston, Texas  77208

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