Category: Donor Stories

  • Three people stand side by side, smiling at the camera and flashing the Hook 'em hand sign
    Student attendees and supporters celebrated the power of a law education that comes without significant financial burden.
  • As Texas Law’s Pipeline Program prepares to announce its first cohort class, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has pledged its support to the program for the next five years as a Partner Sponsor. Demetrius G. McDaniel ’90, president of the Texas Law Alumni Association Executive Committee and co-regional operating shareholder of the law firm’s […]
  • Pipeline Program Founding Sponsor Vinson & Elkins
    Texas Law is excited to announce that its new Pipeline Program dedicated to supporting aspiring lawyers — students in high school, college and law school from underrepresented backgrounds — has received a $1 million commitment from law firm Vinson & Elkins as the founding sponsor. The program is a long-term initiative that involves outreach, education, […]
  • Texas Law celebrated the legacy of the late Dee J. Kelly, Sr. with a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony of the newly renovated courtyard on Oct. 6. The Dee J. Kelly Courtyard was generously funded in his memory by his children Cynthia Kelly Barnes, Dee J. Kelly, Jr. ’85 and Craig L. Kelly on behalf of […]
  • Portrait of Cynthia and Sanford Levinson
    This year offered a doubly joyous occasion to Professor Sanford V. Levinson and his wife, Cynthia. They are celebrating both his 40th year of teaching on the Forty Acres and his 80th birthday. To commemorate this special year, the couple has established The Sanford and Cynthia Levinson Endowment for Excellence Scholarship in Law. The Levinson scholarship will […]
  • Texas Law continued an old tradition on March 31, but gave it a new twist. Every year, the school invites scholarship supporters to come to campus to meet with students and be recognized by the dean. It’s a chance for those supporters—often alumni or the surviving family and friends of past donors—to learn what scholarships […]
  • A couple poses on the UT Austin campus with the landmark UT Tower in the background.
    Texas Leader magazine, which profiles the life stories of UT donors and the motivations that animate their philanthropy, had a chance recently to speak with Law School supporter and Double Longhorn Dudley Oldham, Class of 1966, and his wife Judy, who received her B.A. from UT in 1963. Writer Jennifer Boan checked in with the […]
  • When members of the Austin office of Fish & Richardson decided to take the case of Mallika Das, their focus was fighting for a basic right Ms. Das had been denied: the right to have an interpreter assist her in casting a vote. The principle was so important to Fish & Richardson partners—and Texas Law […]