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Congratulations to the
2024 JLTLA Leadership Class

Become a JLTLA Foundation Scholarship Gala Sponsor!  

JLTLA Member Spotlight:
Attorney Gaelle Abrey

Gaelle proudly serves in J.L. Turner’s Criminal Law Committee and has planned various events including a meet and greet for Dallas County judicial candidates in 2022, a federal law CLE in 2023, and a clothing donation drive in 2024. In May of this year, she also shared her insight as a panelist in J.L. Turner’s Attorney Mental Health Matters CLE and The African American Leadership Institute’s Expungement Clinic. Gaelle earned her undergraduate degree from New York University and then attended Boston College Law School where she was recognized as 2L of the Year by the Black Law Students Association. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and New York. In her current role as Assistant District Attorney with Dallas County, Gaelle was recently promoted to felony chief in the Mental Health Division. She successfully manages the Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) program in several felony courts and the entire misdemeanor competency docket. She is also a member of the Texas Bar College. In her spare time, Gaelle and her husband coach their son’s soccer team and cheer on their daughter in gymnastics.


Past Highlights of JLTLA

Annual Dallas Black Women Attorneys Sparkler

Paralegal Section

State Bar of Texas Newsletter Award

Annual Holiday Party