About SAYLA Awards

2019 Nominations are being accepted for:

  • SAYLA Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas Award
  • SAYLA Liberty Bell Award
  • SAYLA Outstanding Mentor Award

All nominations and supporting materials are due Thursday, March 14, 2019. Winners will be recognized at the San Antonio Bar Foundation’s Gala Benefit, September 14, 2019.


Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas Award - recognizes one young lawyer who has demonstrated professional proficiency, service to the profession, and service to the community.

Liberty Bell Award - recognizes one outstanding non-lawyer in Texas who has made the most selfless contribution to his or her community to strengthen the effectiveness of the American system of Justice by instilling better understanding and appreciation of the law.

Outstanding Mentor Award - recognizes one attorney who has consistently demonstrated a commitment to mentoring young lawyers in his or her legal community.

  • Online application, CLICK HERE.
  • Mailable application, CLICK HERE.