Category: Alumni News

  • Angelica Salinas Evans portrait
    Evans ’95, who has served with distinction in a variety of roles in the law school, succeeds her long-time colleague—and classmate—David A. Montoya ’95 who has retired.
  • A graphic with photographs of Texas Law alumni recipients of 2023 Bar Foundation Awards with the Bar Foundation Awards logo in the center.
    The Texas Bar Foundation will be honoring four Texas Law alumni with awards celebrating their achievements in the legal profession.
  • Reid Coleman headshot
    The Texas Law alumnus, who will be the school’s 39th Supreme Court clerk, is grateful to his professors and clinical experiences.
  • Dean Chesney holding a cell phone to take a selfie with alumni at event
    It’s been an incredible year at Texas Law, culminating in the graduation this month of the Class of 2023. Check out the highlights as we continue on the road to becoming the very best public law school in the nation!
  • Today, we're spotlighting students and alumni with Asian/Pacific Islander roots who are making a positive impact through their work and service.
  • A grid with photographs of 9 law students who received 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.
  • A photograph of Allaena Cruz, Jordan Phillips, and Danny Woodward.
    Allaena Cruz, Jordan Phillips, and Danny Woodward will receive a year of support from the Law School to work for nonprofit organizations.
  • Class of 1973 and Dean Chesney
    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 […]
  • Photo of four alumni with hook 'em hands
    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 […]
  • Women's History Month 2023
    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 […]
  • Portrait of Adrienne Nelson with yellow flowers in background
    On Feb. 15, 2023, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Texas Law alumna Adrienne C. Nelson to the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, making her the first Black woman jurist in Oregon to serve on the federal bench. Her term begins immediately. This isn’t the first ground-breaking role for Nelson, a member […]
  • Eliot Cotton
    As we continue to honor Black History Month, we highlight Eliot Cotton ’10, who talked to us about career, his experiences in law school, and his advice for today’s students. Mr. Cotton has been with Riverstone Holdings LLC in New York for more than five years and serves as the firm’s general counsel focused on […]