Alumni News

Texas Law Alumni Selected for Disaster Recovery Fellowships

The country is watching with palpable sympathy and dread as Hurricane Florence inflicts catastrophic damage throughout the Carolinas. And, as has been the case with Hurricane Harvey, many communities will be at the beginning of an arduous journey towards recovery, long after the floodwater recedes. These Texas Law alumni believe communities shouldn’t have to go […]

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Texas Law Alumnus Receives Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award

Since 1980, the Texas Exes have honored alumni age 39 and younger whose character, professional achievements, and service to the University of Texas are truly exceptional. They have just announced the winners of the 2018 Outstanding Young Texas Ex Awards, and the list includes a Texas Law alumnus, Bryan Jones ’05. From the Texas Exes announcement: Bryan Jones, BS […]

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Upton Kea ’82 Named Chief Operating Officer of the FDIC

Texas Law Alumni Association President Arleas Upton Kea ’82 has been named Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Her elevation was announced by the FDIC’s Chairman, Jelena McWilliams. The appointment makes Upton Kea the top senior executive of the nation’s primary watchdog of the commercial banking industry. A […]

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In Memoriam: Judge John F. “Jack” Onion, Jr. ’50

A celebration of life will be held Friday, September 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Westlake Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. A private burial will take place in the Texas State Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to a charity of your choice. One of the most highly esteemed judges in Texas […]

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In Memoriam: Frank W. Denius ’49

A Memorial Service will take place at Westminister Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, July 31, at 1 p.m. A reception will follow at Tarry House at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family asks those interested to consider making a donation to the Westminister Presbyterian Church or Hospice Austin. One of the greatest men from […]

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Alumni Association Announces 2018 Alumni Award Honorees

Six of Texas Law’s most accomplished and illustrious alumni are being honored this October by the Texas Law Alumni Association and Dean Ward Farnsworth. Legendary Houston lawyer and civic leader Richard Mithoff ’71 will receive the Association’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. Dallas-based Sandra Phillips Rogers ’91, Group Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Toyota Motor North […]

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VIDEO: Sunflower Ceremony 2018

The Law School celebrated the Class of 2018, their family and friends, and the school’s leadership and faculty, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Gregory Gym, in the heart of the UT campus. The commencement address was delivered by Linda Addison ’76. Watch her remarks here:  

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