Alumni News

James J. Aycock ’69 Honored by Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section

James Aycock, a shareholder with the San Antonio firm Langley & Banack, Inc.,  received the Distinguished Probate Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award from the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (www.reptl.org). The honor was presented to Aycock at the Advanced Estate Planning & Probate course in Houston on June […]

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Alumni Association Names 2016 Alumni Award Recipients

Six of Texas Law’s most accomplished, illustrious alumni are being honored this September by the Texas Law Alumni Association and Dean Ward Farnsworth. Former United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison ’67 will receive the Association’s Award for Lifetime Achievement. Austin attorney Patton G. Lochridge ’76 will be honored as Outstanding Alumnus. Senior U.S. District Court Judge […]

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Rapoport Center Receives Award for Sissy Farenthold Online Exhibition

Texas Law’s Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice has won an Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) for its online exhibition Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold: A Noble Citizen. The interactive, multimedia website chronicles the life and work of Sissy Farenthold (Texas Law ’49), a trailblazing reformer, […]

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In Memoriam: Mark Kincaid ’83

It is with great sorrow that we report the passing of Mark Kincaid.  Mark was not only an alumnus (class of 1983) but also an adjunct faculty member here, and known to many members of the law school community personally and professionally. Among his many honors and achievements, Mark was recently elected to be President of the […]

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Darren Walker, ’86, to Speak at 2016 Sunflower Ceremony

Texas Law is proud to announce that alumnus Darren Walker, ’86, will give the commencement address at the 2016 Sunflower Ceremony on Saturday, May 21. Walker is currently the president of the Ford Foundation, where he oversees more than $12 billion in assets, $500 million in grants and 10 international offices. He is also a […]

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Joe Jamail Dies at 90

Attorney and Longhorn philanthropist Joe Jamail, BA ’50, JD ’53, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, died Wednesday at age 90. Dean Ward Farnsworth shared these comments after learning the news: I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Joe Jamail, our wonderful friend and graduate. It is a loss felt keenly by all of us […]

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