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Women's Law Caucus Breakfast

The Women's Law Caucus will be hosting a grab-n-go style breakfast for its members on Tuesday, November 9th from 8:30-9:30 AM in the Dee J. Kelly Courtyard. First come, first served! This event is exclusively for WLC members. If you're interested in joining WLC, please contact

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Lives in the Law with Christine Sun, Legal Director, States United Democracy Center

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)


TNH 2.137, followed by boxed lunches in the Courtyard

Sun will give a talk about her work, entitled “The Fight for Fair Elections,” and reflect on her career as a civil rights lawyer. Ranjana Natarajan of the Texas Law Civil Rights Clinic, who is currently Senior Counsel at the States United Democracy Center, will lead the Q&A.

Box lunches will be available in the courtyard (by the North Patio on the Dean Keeton Street side of the law school) immediately after the talk. Please RSVP for a lunch by noon on Monday, November 1:

Sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Career Services Office

Cosponsored by the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA), OUTLaw, Public Interest Law Association, and Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights.

About Christine Sun:

Christine P. Sun serves as the Legal Director at States United Democracy Center, a nonpartisan organization advancing free, fair, and secure elections, that was originally founded during the 2020 election as the Voter Protection Program. She provides legal services to pro-democracy state and local officials, including the offices of governors, attorneys general, and secretaries of states, on election protection, accountability for democracy violators, and political violence prevention.

Sun has worked on civil rights issues with a range of legal organizations. She was Special Assistant to the Attorney General of California Xavier Becerra, Legal and Policy Director of the ACLU of Northern California, and senior staff attorney at the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project. Before moving to California, she was Deputy Legal Director at the Southern Poverty Law Center, where she directed SPLC’s economic justice work and work on behalf of the LGBT community. She also served as senior counsel for the national ACLU’s LGBT and AIDS Project, where she was lead counsel on numerous cases. She was recognized in 2010 by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.”

Sun graduated from New York University Law School. Immediately after law school, she clerked for Judge Robert L. Carter on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and then worked for several years in private practice.

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So You Want to Be a Tax Lawyer?


Please RSVP by Monday, November 8, on Symplicity. Zoom link will be sent before the event.

The State Bar of Texas Section of Taxation presents a discussion about various career opportunities available to attorneys in the area of tax law.

Panelist include:

Abbey Garber, Partner Holland and Knight, Dallas, State Bar of Texas Tax Section Council, and a former Area Counsel, IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

Mark Melton, Partner Holland and Knight, Dallas. Christi Mondrik, Mondrik and Associates – CPA and Past President of the State Bar of Texas Tax Section.

Brooke Stan, Senior Counsel, IRS Office of Chief Counsel, Austin.

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TJOGEL Roundtable Luncheon

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)

Join the TJOGEL Society for a Roundtable Lunch with partners and associates from national law firms. Please RSVP via a form that will be sent out about a week before each Roundtable to TJOGEL Society Members.

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