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Cynthia Akatugba '13 is the 2020 Mentor of the Year

Cynthia Akatugba ’13 Named 2020 Mentor of the Year

Akatugba, an Assistant Attorney General with the General Litigation Division of the Texas Attorney General’s office, was put forth by her mentee Anais Stevens ’22 and selected from a group of nearly three dozen nominees.
Taylor Brigance

Veterans Bring Unique Perspectives and Life Experience to Law School

This Veterans Day, Texas Law is shining a light on four students who have served in America’s military. Each is involved in a range of school organizations and causes, and each has a unique career ambition. Together, they and the many other veterans in our student population enrich the Texas Law community.
Miatta Echetebu

🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Miatta Echetebu ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Miatta Echetebu, Coordinator of the law school’s Women of Color Collective and a legal clerk for the NAACP Texas State Conference!

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