Student Life

2022 Legal Paper Chase Winner, Gloria Jones 3L
Jones ’23 Wins Prestigious Writing Competition

Third-year law student Gloria Jones took first place in the 2022 Paper Chase Legal Writing Competition, earning a trophy and a $5,000 prize. Her victory was announced on January 26 in an online ceremony hosted by the event’s three sponsors: the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Baylor Law School, and the Austin-based FVF Law Firm. In […]

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2023 Chancellors group photo
Chancellors for the Class of 2023 Recognized

Sixteen members of the Class of 2023 have been installed as Chancellors, joining Texas Law’s most prestigious honor society. The students, who are chosen for having the highest grade point averages in the class, were recognized at a ceremony on January 20 in the law school’s Sheffield Massey Room, an intimate event attended by a […]

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Three people at the Mentoring Kickoff Reception
Reception Kicks Off 2023 Alumni Mentoring Program

The Texas Law 1L class and their Austin-based alumni mentors gathered at the Austin Public Library for an evening of conversation and refreshments on January 11. This was the kickoff event for the 2023 Alumni Mentoring Program, one of Texas Law’s distinctive features. With over 325 students and alumni in attendance, the night was a […]

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Connor Madden
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Connor Madden ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Connor Madden! Q: Tell us about how you’re involved with the Texas Space Law & Policy Society and how you think it might help your career? The Texas Space Law & Policy Society (TXSLAPS) is a perfect example of how Texas Law empowers its […]

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Monica Dike
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Monica Dike ’25

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Monica Dike! Q: As an undergraduate student at Sam Houston State University, you were involved in leadership roles in student organizations. Can you share more about how that experience prepared you for law school? A: Leadership played an integral role during my undergraduate experience. […]

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Texas Law team
Texas Law Students Dominate White Collar Crime Trial Advocacy Competition

A team of Texas Law students, coached by Texas Law alumni, swept the honors at this year’s White Collar Crime Invitational trial advocacy competition, hosted by the Georgetown University Law Center. The Texas Law advocates were crowned team champions after winning every round on every judge’s ballot throughout the three-day tournament, while Emily Ogden and […]

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Three veterans
Honoring Our Texas Law Veterans

Texas Law students bring many life experiences with them as they begin their legal education, including service in the U.S. Military. In observance of Veterans Day, we honor the call with a special salute to veterans in the Texas Law community. This year, we feature three veterans who are current 1L students: Thomas McAuley, James […]

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Taylor Luke
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Taylor Luke ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Taylor Luke! Q: Congratulations on winning a Beck Writing Award. Can you share more about that honor and how do you think your strong writing skills will help you in a legal career? The Beck Award is given to students who had especially strong […]

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Cabelleri and Freedman headshots
3Ls Combine their Passions with Hands-On Learning in Summer Public Service Positions

For 3Ls Gabrielle (Gabby) Camilleri and Luke Freedman, inspirations to practice public service law have come in different forms but led both to summer positions with the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP). Camilleri worked with the TCRP Beyond Borders program, which partners with organizations and communities, “to eliminate policies that perpetuate the harmful effects of […]

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