The Texas Young Lawyers Association will be recognized with three top honors by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division during the American Bar Association meeting at 11 a.m. July 30.

TYLA received the three awards in State Division A: the Overall Comprehensive Award, Diversity Award, and Service to the Bar Award. State Division A includes young lawyer associations with more than 8,001 young lawyer members.

The Diversity Award was presented for TYLA’s Diversity Retention Guide, and Breaking the Cycle: A Layered Approach to Attorney-Wellness received the Service to the Bar Award. The Overall Comprehensive Award includes these projects as well as Your Voice Now!, Texas Courts for Texas Veterans, and Lawyer Passport for Basic Immigration Law.

For more information about the ABA YLD, go to For more information about TYLA, go to

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