Alumni in the News

Alumni in the News
Tony Buzbee, ’97, named Texas Lawyer’s ‘2015 Attorney of the Year’
Law Center alumnus Tony Buzbee ’97, one of the most successful trial lawyers in the
nation, has received top honors from one of the state’s leading legal publications. more...
UHLC’s Jackson ‘92 leads law firm to high honors
Jackson ’92, University of Houston Law Center alumnus and former UH Law Alumni
Association President has had a string of recent successes at
the helm of Jackson Gilmour &
Dobbs, PC.. more…
Donor Spotlight: Becky Jolin ’88 recognized as 2016’s best
Law Center alunmus Becky Jolin ’88 was honored , for a fifth consecutive year, as one of
2016’s Best Lawyers in America by Woodware/White Inc. more…
More Alumni News...
Faculty in the News
UHLC's Dean Burke leads UH committee to establish policy on the new Texas
Campus Carry Law
Marcilynn Burke, head of the University of Houston group tasked with creating a
campus policy, was interviewed by KHOU 11 News about the Texas Campus Carry Law.
Professor Olivas participates in panel at Texas State University
Professor Michael Olivas joined three panel members in discussing the education
policy issues of President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of the Higher Education Act. . more...
UHLC's Baynes brings law school perspective to the "Future of Law" think tank
the legal industry undergoes what many see as a period of transformation brought on by
the Great Recession and new, technology-driven business models, University of Houston
Law Center Dean Leonard M. Baynes recently participated in a "think tank" to address the
profession's future. more...
More Faculty News...
News & Events
UHLC speakers explore legal aftermath of catastrophic industrial accidents
professionals from different areas of the legal spectrum discussed how
they respond
and interact in the aftermath of a major industrial accident such as the 2010 Gulf oil spill
during a recent program presented by the Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center
of the University of Houston Law Center. more…
UHLC mentoring program prepares students to enter legal world
of Houston Law Center hosted local lawyers and their mentees at an event to kickoff the third annual Law Center mentoring program. more…
UHLC’s Stalder and student groups “Go Purple” to raise awareness of domestic
staff and student wore purple ribbons in recognition of Domestic Violence
Awareness Month to focus attention on a serious problem in the
United States and around
the world. more…
More UHLC News...
Upcoming Events
Dean Leonard M. Baynes cordially invites you to celebrate
Justice Ruby Kless Sondock ’62
On her induction as a Texas Legal Legend
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
713-743-2107 or online at
For questions, please contact Kate Gigliotti, Director of Events, at [email protected]
Inventing Intellectual Property: 22nd Annual Fall Lecture
Source Disclosure for Genetic Patent Rights?
Thursday, November 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
JW Marriott, Houston
Presenter is Professor Ruth Okediji of the University of Minnesota Law School
1 Hour Texas CLE Credit
To RSVP, contact [email protected] or 713.743.2180
For more details please visit
EENR Speaker Series for Fall 2015
Water Rights, Energy and Endangered Species:
Which Comes First in Texas?
Friday, November 13, 2015 noon - 1:30 p.m.
University of Houston Law Center 240 TUII
Boxed lunches will be served.
1.5 Hours CLE Credit (no ethics)
Please RSVP to [email protected]
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