About Our Event

20th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala 
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Downtown Austin Marriott - 304 E. Cesar Chavez St.


Doors open - 6:30 p.m.


The gala raises funds for the nonprofit Austin Bar Foundation, which supports law-related community projects that provide legal assistance to those in need, legal education to the community at large, and supports attorney well-being. Funds raised at the gala support the operation of the Foundation and  law-related projects, such as the Diversity Fellowship Program, Justice Mack Kidd fund, the CANLAW clinic, Law-Related Education, Austin Adoption Day and Veterans’ Legal Clinics.


Honoring Austin lawyers who have excelled in their profession and service to the community will be a highlight of the evening. The Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s award recipients.



2023 Distinguished Lawyer Award Recipients:

Judge Lora Livingston

Bobby Taylor

Judge Lee Yeakel