Editor’s Note: In this blog series, we are getting to know the members of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors. TYLA, commonly called the “public service arm” of the State Bar of Texas, works to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public. All TYLA programs are accomplished through the volunteer efforts of its board and committee members, with the cooperation of local affiliate young lawyers associations. Learn more at tyla.org.

Name: Britney Harrison

Firm: GoransonBain Ausley

Area of Law You Practice: Family

Position Held in TYLA: President

How did you get involved in bar service? Austin Young Lawyers Association director and Austin Black Lawyers Association director/vice president.

What is your favorite TYLA project and why? The Unconscious Truth (see https://tyla.org/resource/the-unconscious-truth/).

What tips can you give to other attorneys to manage stress? Set boundaries, schedule self-care, and exercise.

What do you do in your spare time? Spend time with my friends and family.

What is one thing most people don’t know about you? I like to write fiction.

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