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Four Alumni Honored with 2023 Texas Bar Foundation Awards

Four Texas Law alumni will be honored with 2023 Texas Bar Foundation Awards in recognition of their adherence to the highest standards of the legal profession at the foundation’s annual dinner on June 23, 2023. Alumni honorees are John Browning ’89, Kevin Dubose ’79, Fred Hagans ’72, and Judge Simeon T. Lake III ’69. “We’re […]

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Reid Coleman ’21 to Clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas

When clerkship positions started filling up for the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2023-24 term, few were surprised to see that Texas Law alumnus Reid Coleman had earned one of the coveted spots. Coleman – who attended Texas Law as a Massey Scholar, was the Grand Chancellor for the Class of 2021, and had spent a year […]

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What a Great Year at Texas Law – A Message from Dean Bobby Chesney

Dear friends, It’s been an incredible year at Texas Law, culminating in the graduation this month of the Class of 2023. Please read on for a snapshot of the highlights as we continue on the road to becoming the very best public law school in the nation! Hook ’em! Bobby Chesney Dean It was a […]

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is celebrated each May, focusing on the historical and cultural contributions of those with Asian and Pacific Islander roots. The AAPI descriptor encompasses millions of people of various cultures who represent many ethnicities, languages and experiences that enrich our nation. For current Texas Law students, the student-led […]

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Texas Law Graduates Receive Prestigious Public Service Fellowships

Eight graduates from the Class of 2023, along with a graduate from the Class of 2022, have received national postgraduate fellowships to work for the public good. “These competitive national postgraduate fellowships honor our Texas Law graduates starting their public interest legal careers,” said Mary Murphy, public interest career counselor with the Career Services Office. […]

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Three Members of the Class of 2023 Receive Texas Law Postgraduate Fellowships

Texas Law has awarded postgraduate public interest fellowships to three members of the class of 2023. Each fellow will receive funding through the Law School to support their first year of employment at a nonprofit organization. “The Law School is proud to support these impressive students as they begin their careers serving the public,” said […]

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2023 Alumni Weekend a Big Hit

Texas Law’s 2023 Alumni Weekend celebrations took place on April 14 & 15, bringing alumni from around the country and across the globe back to Austin to reconnect with old friends and relive great law school experiences. The two days of nearly non-stop activity officially kicked off Friday night with the Law School Alumni Association’s […]

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“Best of the Best” Celebrated with 2023 Alumni Awards

Five extraordinary Texas Law alumni were recognized at a gala ceremony on April 14 in downtown Austin. This year’s edition of the annual celebration of alumni greatness, presented by the Texas Law Alumni Association, unfolded over three festive hours, in a ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel. This year, the event also served as the […]

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Women's History Month 2023
Women’s History Month: Texas Law Alumnae Epitomize Impact of Women

The women of Texas Law have been ground-breakers, leaders, and high achievers throughout our history, including several alumnae we recognize in honor of Women’s History Month. Reflecting on how their experience at Texas Law helped lead them to success in their lives and careers, read on to get to know Linda Addison ’75, Brittany Castillo […]

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