Nominations Are Now Open for 2021 Justice Award

Nominations are open from now until September 30, 2021, for the Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association Justice Award. Each year, the Association recognizes one person who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the LGBTQ+ community by fighting injustice. The Association awarded its inaugural Justice Award to Jayla Wilkerson at its annual Holiday Party in 2019, … Continue reading Nominations Are Now Open for 2021 Justice Award

Jayla Wilkerson, Dallas Assistant City Attorney, 2019 Justice Award Recipient

Dec. 8, 2019 -- The year 2019 was marked with a rise in violence against the transgender* community in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. In reflecting on these events and the need for strong leaders in our local LGBT+ community, the Dallas LGBT+ Bar Association ("DLGBTBA") Board established the Justice Award in December of 2019. The … Continue reading Jayla Wilkerson, Dallas Assistant City Attorney, 2019 Justice Award Recipient

DALLAS ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG LAWYERS ‎OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZES DALLAS LGBT+ BAR ASSOCIATION

Dallas, Tex. (Nov. 6, 2019) — The Board of Directors of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (“DAYL”) voted today to amend its bylaws to recognize the Dallas LGBT Bar Association (“DLGBTBA”) as a sister bar association. Through the designation of “sister bar association,” the DAYL officially recognizes the DLGBTBA by creating a voting seat … Continue reading DALLAS ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG LAWYERS ‎OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZES DALLAS LGBT+ BAR ASSOCIATION