Category: Alumni Focus

  • Members of Omar Ochoa Law Firm.
    Alexis Saenz ’23 launched a career in civil litigation using Texas Law’s alumni network.
  • Portrait of Diane Brayton
    Diane Brayton ’96 reflects on her experience as a senior executive for The New York Times.
  • Black and white photograph of Paul Alexander.
    Known to many as "the man in the iron lung,” Alexander overcame odds to become a successful attorney.
  • Three students standing outside, in front of American flag
    A strong community, unique academic opportunities, and enticing job prospects among the reasons veterans are increasingly enrolling at Texas Law.
  • Mother's Day 2023
    For Mother's Day 2023, Texas Law honors moms everywhere, with a special shoutout going to those who are juggling that vitally important role along with the demands of being a student in law school.
  • Judge Diane Wood
    Diane P. Wood ’75, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, has been named the new Director of The American Law Institute. The announcement was made yesterday by the ALI president David F. Levi. Judge Wood, who will be the first woman to lead the century-old organization when she […]
  • AAPI Heritage Month Banner
    As we recognize Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month during May, we celebrate the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States. The AAPI descriptor encompasses millions of people of various cultures who represent many ethnicities, languages and experiences that enrich our nation. […]
  • The University of Texas at Austin launched its most ambitious capital campaign ever on March 4, 2022. As a part of a weekend series of events signaling the public phase of the University’s $6 billion What Starts Here campaign, the Law School celebrated its own kickoff to the campaign by hosting an inspiring look into […]
  • 2022-03 Women's History Month_portraits
    As we recognize Women’s History Month during March, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of several Texas Law alumnae whose careers have followed many different paths. This month we highlight 10 women in the legal profession who have had positive impacts in their various roles that include working at law firms, corporate settings, education, healthcare, government […]
  • Portraits of 7 alumni
    The Texas Bar Foundation announced that seven Texas Law alumni will be honored with 2022 Texas Bar Foundation Awards. The foundation will recognize them at its annual dinner in June to honor lawyers who exhibit the highest traits of the legal profession. The Foundation posted award recipients on their website, along with descriptions of each […]
  • Texas Law alumna Alejandra “Ale” Ávila ’14
    Ávila is one of just 39 Texas Law graduates* (since 1938) to clerk on the Supreme Court.
  • Eight Portraits for Black History Month 2022
    During Black History Month, we recognize the excellence and achievements of Texas Law alumni who are impacting society in Texas and around the world. Read to learn more about some of our exceptional alumni who started here and are now changing the world. Ashton Cumberbatch ’82 Ashton Cumberbatch specializes in labor and employment law and currently […]