Alumni News

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Texas Law Graduates Receive Prestigious Public Service Fellowships

Six graduates from the Class of 2022, along with two 2021 Texas Law alumnae, have received national postgraduate fellowships to work for the public good. The recent graduates are: Michelle Juma, Carolina Rivera Nelson, Zoraima Pelaez, Liam Veazey, Veronikah Warms, and Samantha Westrum. Jill Applegate and Chloe Kempf represent the Texas Law Class of 2021. […]

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Father's Day 2022 - Four families
Texas Law Honors Dads on Father’s Day

For the majority of our students, their decision to embark on the three-year law school journey has had a personal impact, but for those who are parents, it is a decision that affects the whole family. At this year’s Sunflower Ceremony, some of our graduates displayed that family commitment as they walked the stage with […]

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Emma Culotta doing "Hook 'Em Horns"
Class President Emma Culotta Delivers Remarks at 2022 Sunflower Ceremony

Emma Culotta, permanent class president for the Texas Law Class of 2022, shared inspiring remarks at the Sunflower Ceremony on May 21, 2022. She reflected on the three-year journey that she and her classmates embarked upon in the pre-COVID era, using an analogy of a grueling Ironman competition. Culotta shared experiences of the past three […]

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Five people honored at Alumni Awards 2022 Dinner
Law School Celebrates 2021-22 Alumni Award Winners with Spring Gala

The Texas Law Alumni Association presented its annual Alumni Awards at a gala ceremony on April 28, 2022 at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin, following a two-year pause due to the pandemic. Recognized at the event were David Beck ’65 for Lifetime Achievement, Karen Seymour ’86 as the Outstanding Alumna, and the Hon. […]

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Portrait of Mike Golden
Mike Golden Named Lecturer and Director of Advocacy

Mike Golden ’01 has been named lecturer and Director of Advocacy at The University of Texas School of Law. He has been an adjunct professor for the law school’s Trial Advocacy program since 2004, and has taught Trial Advocacy Survey, Advocacy Outside the Courtroom, ADR, and Negotiation. “As a longtime member of our adjunct faculty, […]

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TLR group at banquet
Alumni Across 64 Years Celebrate Texas Law Review Centennial

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Texas Law Review (TLR), more than 900 TLR students, alumni, and friends gathered to celebrate at the Centennial Year Banquet. Students and alumni joined in an evening of camaraderie and celebration on March 26, 2022, with all 63 classes since 1961 represented, as well as the Class […]

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Addison and Award with Chancelllor
Alumna Linda Addison ’76 Honored by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life

Texas Law Alumna Linda Addison ’76 has received the Shirley Bird Perry Longhorn Citizenship Award presented by the University of Texas Moody College of Communications Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life. This annual award recognizes UT alumni, students, and employees for individual or collective acts that bring honor to the University community and positively impact […]

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SCOTUS - Ramirez v Collier
Texas Law Community Secures SCOTUS Win in Ramirez v Collier

Members of the Texas Law community are celebrating an 8-1 Supreme Court win on behalf of capital inmate John Henry Ramirez. Mr. Ramirez sued the State of Texas for violating his religious-liberty right to have his pastor pray and lay hands on him during his execution (Ramirez v. Collier). Current Texas Law students, faculty, and […]

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