The J. L. Turner Legal Association is a long-time Dallas bar association for African-American lawyers. Over the years, this organization has done much good work for the African-American community and for the Dallas population as a whole. Here is information from their Web site:
Founded in 1952, J.L. Turner Legal Association (“JLTLA”), is the African-American bar association in Dallas, Texas. JLTLA is an organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life in our community through education, service and scholarship. The members of JLTLA provide scholarships to law students demonstrating financial or other needs, provide attorney mentors for law students, perform educational and other community outreach projects for North Texas area residents, and assist our members and the community to become more aware of African-American attorneys who practice in various areas of the law.