IMG_8404_peter_doody_briget_wilson_We are the only San Diego area bar association dedicated specifically to the advancement of LGBT issues throughout California and the nation.

We present quarterly continuing legal education programs and many opportunities for learning, developing careers, building friendships, networking and socializing within the legal community.

In addition, committee involvement allows you to explore issues of common interest such as writing amicus briefs, developing continuing education courses, vetting candidates for bar-related organizations and judicial office.


Some highlights of your membership include:

  • Discounts on events, paid MCLEs, and 50% off on your National LGBT Bar Association membership
  • Occasional free CLE programs hosted by THLA, or free or reduced-cost CLE programs co-sponsored by THLA and hosted by other bar associations.
  • Networking forum and mentorship opportunities

What We Do

Committees Include:

  • Continuing legal education
  • Amicus briefs
  • Judicial evaluations and endorsements
  • Law student scholarships

Events Include:

  • Business development receptions
  • Quarterly networking receptions
  • Law student mentoring program and kick-off event
  • Annual dinner
  • Continuing legal education programs

Who We Are

Our Members Include:

  • Judges
  • Past presidents of the San Diego County Bar Association
  • Community leaders
  • The United States Attorney for the Southern District of California
  • The San Diego District Attorney
  • Attorneys in private practice and law firm partners
  • Government attorneys
  • Law students