What is DAYL?

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers is the only bar organization in Dallas dedicated exclusively to the needs of young lawyers and the community service projects about which they are most passionate.

Supported by a diverse membership of approximately 3,000 lawyers, the DAYL has two primary goals. One goal is to improve the quality of life for all young lawyers through a variety of initiatives designed to educate, support, challenge, and entertain our members. A second, but equally important, goal is to serve the Dallas community through public service projects that young lawyers find meaningful. These projects take many forms, but all of them allow our members to select those community service opportunities that are most significant to them.

The DAYL is composed of young lawyers of diverse racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds, as well as practice size and areas, including solo and small firm practitioners, large firm practitioners, in-house lawyers, government lawyers, and law students. By volunteering their time and talents to organize approximately 150 projects each year and contributing thousands of volunteer hours throughout the year, DAYL members make and benefit from countless contributions to their profession and their community.