Christopher Roberts

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Jill Seeber ’00 Opens Mabel Center Dedicated to Asylum Claims

Texas Law alumna Jill Seeber ’00 has opened a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Boston, MA, dedicated to “free and full legal representation for asylum-seekers with complex cases that existing legal services organizations are unable to accept.” The nonprofit, named Mabel Center for Immigrant Justice, began operations in October 2020. Seeber, whose early career was […]

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Prof. Tracy McCormack is Teaching Advocacy In Texas—and Nigeria

Texas Law Prof. Tracy McCormack ’86 is passionate about trial advocacy. She’s been teaching it to generations of Texas Law students, she’s been running the school’s award-wining Advocacy Programs, and she’s written several books and dozens of articles on the subject. Her most recent book even embraces the most current state of advocacy. Remote Advocacy in […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Anthony Collier ’22 Elected Chair of National Black Law Students Association

Texas Law 2L Anthony Collier, currently serving the school community as the Student Bar Association President and a member of three student organizations, has been elected to serve as Chair of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), the largest student-run nonprofit in the nation. His term will begin on April 1. Collier has spent […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Teresa Lozano Long Dies at 92

The State of Texas and the School of Law are mourning the loss of Teresa Lozano Long, who, along with husband Joe R. Long ’58, endowed dozens of programs, institutions, and schools throughout a lifetime of philanthropy and good works. The faculty and students of the law school are among the many beneficiaries of Terry […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Albertine Bowie ’56

One of Texas Law’s pioneers, Albertine Bowie, of the Class of 1956, passed away in March 2020 in Oxford, England, her home of many years. Ms. Bowie, whose husband, Yaw B. Turkson, was a Ghanian diplomat with posts across the globe, led an extraordinary life.  The story of those early graduates is the subject of […]

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A car covered in snow with the word "Texas" drawn in the snow, taken during Winter Storm Uri in February 2021
Longhorns Helping Longhorns: Texas Law Rises to the Occasion

Last month’s historic Winter Storm Uri plunged millions of Texans into dangerous, emergency situations, with widespread power outages and water service interruptions. At one point, 45% of Austin was without power, leaving hundreds of thousands of Travis County residents without heat during sustained single-digit temperatures. Making matters worse, the record stretch of sub-freezing weather combined […]

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Collage of the four alumni who will be honored by the Texas Bar Foundation.
Four Alumni to be Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

This June, when the Texas Bar Foundation hands out its annual honors to a select group of distinguished lawyers from around the state, four Texas Law alumni will hear their names called and have the chance to bask in the adulation of their peers. The Foundation’s highest honor, the Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award, was […]

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