Esther Ng

Monica Dike

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Monica Dike! Q: As an undergraduate student at Sam Houston State University, you were involved in leadership roles in student organizations. Can you share more about how that experience prepared you for law school? A: Leadership played an integral role during my undergraduate experience. […]

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Taylor Luke

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Taylor Luke! Q: Congratulations on winning a Beck Writing Award. Can you share more about that honor and how do you think your strong writing skills will help you in a legal career? The Beck Award is given to students who had especially strong […]

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Three students: Mary Jones, Nicole Shilling, and Brad Steel
Disability Rights Clinic Wins First Trial

The Texas Law Disability Rights Clinic took its first case to trial this fall, walking away with a successful outcome on behalf of its client. 3Ls Mary Jones, Nicole Schilling, and Brad Steel represented a girl with autism, arguing that she had been denied a free, appropriate public education in her sixth-grade year. The three Texas Law […]

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Lea Kokenes

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Lea Kokenes! Q: What did you gain from your summer experience in a public interest fellowship? I spent this past summer as a G. Rollie White Trust Public Interest Summer Fellow at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, in New York City, as an […]

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HR Huber-Rodriguez
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: “HR” Huber-Rodriguez ‘24

We are pleased to bring back our Student Spotlight series for the 2022-23 school year! For this edition, we invite you to meet 2L Benjamin “HR” Huber-Rodriguez. In addition to working toward his Juris Doctorate, HR is seeking a dual degree with the LBJ School of Public Affairs where he serves as a research assistant. […]

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2022 Justice Center Graduating Student Award Winners
Justice Center Honors Three Students with 2022 Graduating Student Awards

William Wayne Justice Center recognized 3Ls Alyssa Gordon, Jacqueline Morales, and Zoraima Pelaez with Graduating Student Awards for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the community. They were honored at the Justice Center and Mithoff Pro Bono Program’s annual Celebration of Service on April 21— which was held in-person for the first time since the […]

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