Arlington Young Lawyers Association (AYLA)

Arlington Young Lawyers Association (AYLA) An association of young lawyers living or working in or near Arlington, Texas. An association of young lawyers living and/or working in or near Arlington, Texas, including HEB, Pantego, Dalworthington Gardens and Mansfield.

Membership is limited to lawyers 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing law for less than five years.

Membership is limited to lawyers 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing law for less than five years.

Mission: To: (1) foster the scholarship and association of young lawyers living or working in or near Arlington, Texas; (2) facilitate the administration of justice; (3) foster respect for the law; (4) advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public; and (5) maintain and elevate the standards of professional conduct. To this end, AYLA’s programs are designed to assist young lawyers in their practice of law by increasing professional skills through continuing legal education, to encourage and promote a better understanding of the legal profession by the public, to serving the public and community through service projects, and to encourage a cordial and friendly relationship among its members.

Operating as usual

10/22/2015

ATTENTION all AYLA/ABA members. The 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off has be CANCELLED due to weather and safety concerns. THE EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED, with the new date TBD. Please stay posted for updates on the new date and time.

Thank you again to all the participants and sponsors, we are working to make sure we accommodate everyone and are thankful for your understanding with the upcoming RESCHEDULE of the event!!

03/17/2015

Please Join us for this month's Happy Hour THIS THURSDAY, MARCH 19th at Old School Pizza and Suds, 603 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010, (682) 323-4441, from 6:30-8:30! Happy Hour Specials include $1.00 off Drafts.

11/17/2014

November Social THIS WEDNESDAY, November 19, 2014 at Pantego Bay, 2233 W Park Row Dr. Arlington, Texas 76013. The social will begin at 6:30 p.m. and there will be happy hour drink prices. We hope to see you there!!

10/16/2014

ABA/AYLA 4th ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF THIS SATURDAY!!

DATE: OCTOBER 18, 2014

TIME: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Maverick’s Bar and Grill
601 E Main St, Arlington, TX 76010

SCHEDULE: Chili Judging – by Tarrant County Judges: 1:30 -2:45
Awards: 3:30 p.m.

TICKETS: $10 (adult); $5 (children 10 and under) at the gate.
Guests of Bar Members and Sponsors may attend.

Admission includes 1 hotdog, 1 soft drink, and Chili Sampling.

09/09/2014

SEPTEMBER SOCIAL EVENT:

Our next AYLA Social will be hosted by Strauss Marketing and will be at R Bar & Grill located at 2401 E Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006 on Thursday, September 18th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

We will have complimentary passed Durango Tacos, Quesadillas and Chocolate Cream Pies. R Chips will also be on the table upon arrival. The drink special would consist of one signature cocktail of their choosing “complimentary” (either a Dark and Stormy or a Spiked Arnold Palmer). After that, happy hour pricing would apply ($2 domestic drafts, $5 house wine, $10 you-call-it pizzas.)

We will need a head count for the social, so if you are interested in attending, please let Ashley Reeve Basnett know at [email protected].

08/12/2014

AYLA:

Please mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off on October 18, 2014!! Sponsorships and Chili Entries Available! Please contact us for more information!

07/16/2014

Please Join AYLA for our JULY HAPPY HOUR at Candlelite Inn located at 1202 E Division St. Arlington, Texas 76011 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on July 24, 2014.

If you know of any young lawyer or law student who may be interested in joining AYLA, please make sure and bring them!!

06/26/2014

We have only 2 tickets left for tonight's AYLA outing to watch the Texas Rangers baseball game. Seats are in Section 242 and cost is only $18.25 per ticket. Call Rosie Berdeja at (817) 300-6963 if you are interested.

06/14/2014

JUNE SOCIAL EVENT - RANGERS GAME JUNE 26, 2014!

We have reserved tickets to the Texas Rangers baseball game on Thursday, June 26, 2014. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. and we are playing the Detroit Tigers. The price for a ticket is $18.25 and will need to be paid in CASH to our vice president, Rosa Maria Berdeja, at the game.

We have 20 tickets reserved so it is first come, first serve. Seats are located as follows: Section 242; Row 3 (Seats 5-10), Row 4 (Seats 4-10) and Row 5 (Seats 4-10).

Please email Ashley Reeve Basnett at [email protected] or Rosa at [email protected] if you would like to attend. We hope to see you there!

06/03/2014

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Arlington Legal Clinic, 401 W. Sanford, Suite 1200, Arlington, Texas, TOMORROW, June 4, 2014, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

04/08/2014

Please join me in congratulating the new Executive Board of AYLA for the 2014-2015 Calendar year beginning on May 1st!

President: Ashley Reeve Basnett
Vice-President: Rosa Maria Berdeja
Treasurer: Garrett Reece
Secretary: Deanna Green

Board of Directors: Eugene Kim
Clarissa Howley
Mireya Torres
Ericha Ramsey

A&M Student Liaison: Jane Fowler
SMU Student Liaison: Nicole Welling

AYLA is looking forward to another wonderful year, and we hope to see you all at our upcoming events, including the ABA Fish Fry THIS THURSDAY… and of course at the 4th Annual ABA/AYLA Chili Cook-Off this fall! Also, please mark your calendars for May 3rd for the 2nd Annual AYLA Pub Crawl, more details to come soon!

03/14/2014

Join AYLA on March 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for happy hour at The Keg Steakhouse & Bar in the Arlington Highlands, 4001 Arlington Highlands Blvd., (p) 817-465-3700.

02/13/2014

Join AYLA for a joint CLE with the Arlington Bar Association on Wednesday, February 19th at Noon (cost is $15.00 and includes lunch) at J. Gilligans, 400 East Abram, Arlington, (817-274-8561). Gary Nickelson our Representative to the Bar Board of Directors will be providing us with an overview of State Bar projects, initiatives, and member benefits. (1 hr CLE credit available for this event.)

01/15/2014

January 15, 2014 CLE - CANCELLED.
Sorry for any inconvenience!

12/18/2013

Please join AYLA and ABA for our Children's Holiday Party Benefitting the children of Mission Arlington tomorrow, December 19, 2013, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Arlington Central Library. To volunteer please contact Ericha Ramsey at [email protected] or 817-226-2100.

11/23/2013

Thank you to Judge Matt Hayes, JP Precinct 7, for taking the time to speak with AYLA this past Thursday.

11/19/2013

Join us this Thursday, the 21st at 11:45 am at Mercado Juarez, 125 E. I-20 (@ I-20 & Matlock), Arlington, for a CLE luncheon featuring Judge Matt Hayes, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 7, Tarrant County. Judge Hayes will be providing insight to Justice Court and the new rules of procedure.

Please RSVP to [email protected] by Wednesday, 5:00 pm.

11/12/2013

Save the Date: Thurs., Nov. 21, 2013 for our Next CLE featuring Mansfield Justice of the Peace Judge Matt Hayes. More details coming soon.

Join us on Oct. 19, 2013 for our 3rd Annual Chili Cook Off - Lawyer's cooking, Judge's judging! *Benefiting Legal Aid of...
10/04/2013
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Join us on Oct. 19, 2013 for our 3rd Annual Chili Cook Off - Lawyer's cooking, Judge's judging!

*Benefiting Legal Aid of Northwest Texas*

Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - 601 E. Main St -Arlington, TX 76010

Purchase Tickets from : Ericha Ramsey at 817-226-2100 or
Kimberly Fitzpatrick at 817-275-8765 or 817-675-0922

Chili Judging – by Tarrant County Judges: 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.; Awards at 3:30 p.m.;
Live Raffle Throughout Event

Judges Meet ‘n Greet • Chili Tasting and Cook-off • Food •
Cash Bar • Music • Children’s Activities

Tickets: $10 (adult); $5 (children 10 and under) at the gate. Guests of Bar Members and Sponsors may attend. Admission includes 1 hotdog, 1 soft drink, and Chili Sampling.

Chili Judging – by Tarrant County Judges: 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.; Awards at 3:30 p.m.; Live Raffle Throughout EventJudges Meet ‘n Greet • Chili Tasting and Cook-off • Food • Cash Bar • Music • Children’s ActivitiesTickets: $10 (adult); $5 (children 10 and under) at the gate. Guests of Bar Me...

Join us for Happy Hour on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Mavericks Bar and Grill located at 601 E. Main St...
09/10/2013
Bar and Grill Arlington, TX - Mavericks Bar And Grill

Join us for Happy Hour on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Mavericks Bar and Grill located at 601 E. Main Street, Arlington, Texas (www.mavericksbarandgrill.com). For more information contact Ericha Ramsey at [email protected] or Connie Hall at [email protected]

Daily drink specials, Nightly drink specials at Mavericks Bar and Grill in Arlington, TX. Call 817-548-1442.

08/05/2013

Please join AYLA for our August Happy Hour on Thursday, August 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at BoomerJack's Bar and Grill in Lincoln Square, just south of I-30 & Collins intersection.

There will be great food and drink specials… and bring a friend!
Please pay your membership dues if you haven't already. AYLA is now accepting electronic payment in addition to cash and check. Dues are $50 for lawyers and $20 for law students.

07/16/2013
Arlington Young Lawyers Association (AYLA)

Need CLE Credits? Join us on Friday and get you some. CLE is free and each person pays for their own lunch.

Join AYLA for our Friday, July 19, 2013 CLE Lunch at 11:30 at Olenjack's (see below for address). Fort Worth Appellate Attorney Steve Hayes will be presenting "Could You Be a Little More Specific: Rule 33.1 and the need for 'sufficient specificity to make the trial court aware' of your objection." (We are seeking .75 CLE hours for this event.)

Please send your RSVP by 5:00 pm on July 17, 2013, to Connie Hall at [email protected]

Olenjack's Grille is located at
770 Road To Six Flags East
Suite 100 Arlington, Texas 76011
817-226-2600

07/12/2013

Please join AYLA for our July Happy Hour on Thursday, July 18th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blaze's Sports Grill.

Blaze's is located in the UTA area at 593 South Spaniolo Street (formerly known as Pecan Street), Arlington, Texas 76010. There will be great food and drink specials. Bring a friend!

06/24/2013

Join AYLA for our Friday, July 19, 2013 CLE Lunch at 11:30 at Olenjack's (see below for address). Fort Worth Appellate Attorney Steve Hayes will be presenting "Could You Be a Little More Specific: Rule 33.1 and the need for 'sufficient specificity to make the trial court aware' of your objection." (We are seeking .75 CLE hours for this event.)

Please send your RSVP by 5:00 pm on July 17, 2013, to Connie Hall at [email protected]

Olenjack's Grille is located at
770 Road To Six Flags East
Suite 100 Arlington, Texas 76011
817-226-2600

06/05/2013

GREETINGS FROM AYLA - WERE EXCITED ABOUT THE START OF OUR NEW MEMBERSHIP YEAR!

As some of you may know, the Arlington Bar Association assists West Texas Legal Services with the Arlington Legal Clinic which occurs at 401 W. Sanford, Suite 1200, Arlington, Texas. The more lawyers, the better, and in this regard, we are asking the Arlington Young Lawyers to get involved in this great volunteer opportunity! Legal questions are usually concentrated in the family law area, but other civil matters do arise. No criminal matters are considered. For this year, the Legal Clinics are scheduled as follows:

June 5, 2013;
Aug. 7, 2013;
Oct. 2, 2013;
Dec. 4, 2013;
Feb. 5, 2014; and
April 2, 2014

Please join us for as many Clinics as you can attend!!

Also, please be on the look-out for information on AYLA’s upcoming June event and please do not forget to pay your dues!!

For an application and mailing instructions, please see our website at http://arlingtonyounglawyers.com. If you would like to pay your dues through our website via PayPal, please email me and we will create a membership profile for you which will allow you to access PayPal. We also are now accepting credit card payment of dues at all AYLA events!!

If you have any questions about the Legal Clinic, events, or AYLA in general, please feel free to contact Ericha Ramsey at [email protected] or by telephone at (817) 226-2100.

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05/22/2013
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Please join us for our May Happy Hour at Capital Bar in downtown Arlington!

Date: May 23, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Capital Bar (it’s right behind the new Hooligans and Freebirds off Abram Street); 400 East South Street, Arlington, Texas 76010

Happy Hour Specials until 8:00 p.m. Include: $2 Domestic Beers, $3.25 Imports, $3.00 Wells and $2 off all cocktails and wine!

As this is the start of our new membership year, we will be collecting dues at this Happy Hour as well. Membership dues are $50.00 for lawyers and $25.00 for students. You can pay by cash or check at the meeting. You can also visit our website at http://arlingtonyounglawyers.com and pay electronically via PayPal.

We hope to see everyone there to start of this great new membership year!

Happy Hour Specials until 8:00 p.m. Include: $2 Domestic Beers, $3.25 Imports, $3.00 Wells and $2 off all cocktails and wine!

04/23/2013

04/25/2013 06:00 PM April Happy Hour Maverick's Bar & Grill


Please join us for our April Happy Hour on Thursday, April 25th at 6:00 p.m. at Mavericks Bar and Grill located at 601 East Main Street in Arlington. The Happy Hour will be sponsored by Kimberly Fitzpatrick, which means free drinks and appetizers for attendees!!

If you are interested in running for an officer or director position in AYLA, please email Kimberly Fitzpatrick for more info or come to the next happy hour! This is a great way to meet friends and get to know Tarrant County Judges. We had 32 judges attend our Chili Cook-Off last October!

04/23/2013

Please join us for our April Happy Hour on Thursday, April 25th at 6:00 p.m. at Mavericks Bar and Grill located at 601 East Main Street in Arlington. The Happy Hour will be sponsored by Kimberly Fitzpatrick, which means free drinks and appetizers for attendees!!

If you are interested in running for an officer or director position in AYLA, please email Kimberly Fitzpatrick for more info or come to the next happy hour! This is a great way to meet friends and get to know Tarrant County Judges. We had 32 judges attend our Chili Cook-Off last October!

03/26/2013

Please join AYLA for our March Happy Hour!

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Blue Mesa Grill
550 Lincoln Square
Arlington, Texas 76011

If you have any questions, please contact Ericha Ramsey at [email protected].

Also, it's getting close to election time! If you are interested in joining the AYLA board, please let us know!

Hope to see you all on the 28th!

02/18/2013

Join us for FREE CLE at Noon on February 26th at Olenjack's Grille, 770 E Road to 6 Flags St #100 Arlington, TX 76011
(817) 226-2600.

Our speaker will be Ron Walton from the Law Firm of Rocky Walton. The CLE will discuss Depositions Upon Written Questions (uses, objections, and quashing). An outline is attached for your convenience. The CLE credit is free and lunch can be purchased from Olenjack’s. Feel free to call or email should you have any questions. Hope to see you there!!!!

Please RSVP to Ericha Ramsey at: [email protected]

12/11/2012

See Everyone Tomorrow!!!!!!

Holiday Greetings from the Arlington Young Lawyers Association!

Join us for our Annual Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012
6:30 pm at Black Finn, Arlington Highlands , 4001 Bagpiper Way, Suite 101, Arlington, Texas


This year’s holiday party is sponsored by the Arlington Young Lawyer’s Association.

Attendees will receive free appetizers and drink tickets. AYLA requests that each attendee bring one unwrapped toy, which will be donated the following week to a child at the Mission of Arlington.

Thank you for your support of AYLA! We hope to see you there!

10/28/2012

What a great day - thanks to everyone that supported the chili cook-off today! A special thanks to our judges, sponsors, and competitors - we appreciate your support and time!

Address

1521 N Cooper, Suite 600
Arlington, TX
76011

General information

2013-2014 Board of Directors: Officers - President: Ashley Reeve Basnett Vice President: Rosa Maria Berdeja Secretary: Deanna Green Treasurer: Garrett Reece Directors - Ericha M. Ramsey Eugene Kim Mireya Torres Clarissa Howley

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