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2019-2020 American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Awards of Achievement (Division 2B)

  • 1st Place: Comprehensive
  • 1st Place: Service to the Bar – Passport to Fitness
  • 1st Place: Diversity – First Generation Attorneys
  • 1st Place: HYLA Newsletter
  • Overall prize for Outstanding Service to the Bar for Passport to Fitness


2019-2020 Texas Young Lawyers Association – Large City Division

  • 1st Place: Comprehensive
  • 1st Place: Service to the Bar – Passport to Fitness
  • 1st Place: Diversity – First Generation Attorneys
  • 2nd Place: HYLA Newsletter

2019 Law Day Awards

  • Liberty Bell Award - Tim Belton
  • Outstanding Mentor Award - Paul H. Cannon
  • Outstanding Young Attorney Award - Jessica Rodriguez


2018 Law Day Awards

  • Liberty Bell Award – Dr. Everette B. Penn
  • Outstanding Mentor Award - Ms. Mariame Aana
  • Outstanding Young Attorney Award - Mr. Chris M. Carron

2017 Law Day Awards

  • Outstanding Young Lawyer - Marcella C. Burke
  • Liberty Bell Award - Rose Williams

  • Outstanding Mentor Award - Honorable Harvey Brown


2016 Law Day Awards

  • President's Award - Lauren Brogdon; Paul LeBlanc, Jr.; & Veronica Montemayor
  • Outstanding Committee Chair - Michelle Gray; Madison Hagopian; & Samantha Torres
  • Outstanding Mentor - Judge Debra Ibarra Mayfield
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer - Katy Boatman (TYLA & ABA Recipient)
  • Liberty Bell Award - Charmaine LeBlanc


2015 Law Day Awards

  • President's Award for Outstanding Service to HYLA: Kim Zindler Diepraam
  • President's Award - Lauren Brogdon; Brittany Ringel
  • Outstanding Committee Chair - Arthur Bryan, II; Darren Lindamood; Leah Buenik
  • Outstanding Mentor - Justice Brett Busby
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer - Kristin Kruse
  • Liberty Bell Award - Executive Assistant Chief of Police George T. Buenik, Jr.


2016 Texas Young Lawyers Association Awards of Achievement (Large City)

  • Comprehensive - 1st place
  • Newsletter - 2nd place
  • Service to the Bar - 1st place (HYLA CLE Programming)
  • Service to the Public- 2nd place (Lean In to Law)
  • Diversity Project - 1st place (Diversity Speed Mentoring & Networking Event)


2015 Texas Young Lawyers Association Awards of Achievement (Large City)

  • Comprehensive - 2nd place
  • Newsletter - 2nd place
  • Service to the Bar - 3rd place (for Energy Counsel Committee)
  • Service to the Public - 3rd place (for Urban Debate League Committee Silent Auction)
  • Minority Project - 1st place (Speed Mentoring for Women Law Students: Preparing for Your Future Now)


2015-2016 American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Awards of Achievement (Division 1C)

  • Comprehensive - 1st place
  • Newsletter - 2nd Place
  • Diversity - Special Recognition (Diversity Speed Mentoring & Networking Event)
  • Service to the Public - 2nd Place (Lean In to Law)
  • Service to the Bar - 1st Place (HYLA CLE Programming)


2014-2015 American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Awards of Achievement (Division 2B)

  • Comprehensive - Special Recognition
  • Newsletter - 1st place
  • Diversity - 1st place (Speed Mentoring for Women Law Students: Preparing for Your Future Now)
  • Service to the Public - 1st place (Urban Debate League Committee Silent Auction)
  • Service to the Bar - Special Recognition (Energy Counsel Committee)


ABOUT ASSOCIATION

The Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA) is a bar association of Houston young attorneys. Our membership consists of lawyers age 36 and under, or 5 years of practice or less, 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!

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Houston, Texas  77209

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