TYLA Affiliate Awards

TYLA presents awards at its annual meeting for the outstanding non-lawyer, outstanding lawyer, and for local affiliate projects. Click the links below to view the past affiiliate projects and to download application forms.

For more information, please select the appropriate link below.

  • Liberty Bell
    The Liberty Bell Award is presented to a non-lawyer who is significatly engaged in community service that:
    • Promotes a better understanding of government, especially the Bill of Rights
    • Encourages greater respect for the law and the courts
    • Stimulates a deeper sense of individual responsibility, so that citizens recognize their duties and their rights
    • Contributes to the effective functioning of our institutions of government
    • Instills better understanding and appreciation of the law
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer
    The Outstanding Young Lawyer Award is presented to a young lawyer with qualities including but not limited to
    • Professional Proficiency
    • Serivce to the Profession
    • Service to the Community
  • Outstanding Mentor Award
    The Outstanding Mentor Award recognizes one attorney who has consistently demonstrated a commitment to mentoring young lawyers in his or her legal community.

    Liberty Bell Nomination Form
    Outstanding Young Lawyer Nomination Form
    Outstanding Mentor Nomination Form

    TYLA supports its affiliated young lawyer bar associations by providing funding to support local programs that further the purposes of TYLA and by recognizing outstanding effort and achievement through our award programs.

    Click here to view the 2017-2018 Local Affiliate Awards of Achievement winners.
  • Award Of Achievement
    The Awards of Achievement Program provides TYLA affiliates the opportunity to submit their best projects for evaluation. This program is designed to encourage project development by recognizing the time, effort and skills expended by these affiliates in implementing public service and professional service projects in their communities.