Student Life

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Texas Law Student Receives National Susman Godfrey Prize

Rising 2L Circle Robie has won a prestigious Susman Godfrey Prize. The honor, presented to only 12 law students annually, was announced this week by Susman Godfrey’s co-managing partners Kalpana Srinivasan and Vineet Bhatia. “We are thrilled to recognize a group of incredibly talented and inspiring law students,” said Srinivasan. “And we hope this can […]

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The Class of ’23 is Ready to Change the World

“And, they’re off!” The Texas Law Class of 2023, that is. The 272 J.D. and 20 LL.M. recipients are heading to careers in private practice, public service, and judicial clerkships, all of them leaving The Forty Acres to do great things. This was a class forced to learn remarkable lessons in adaptability and resilience thanks […]

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For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Veda Tsai! Q: How has your undergraduate mock trial experience at UT Dallas helped you in law school so far?  A: I gained both logical thinking and substantive knowledge from mock trial. Our mock trial program gave us the opportunity to analyze the information and […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Jonathan Ladd ’25

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Jonathan Ladd! Q: Where did you do your undergraduate/graduate work, and what did you major in? A: I did my undergraduate and graduate work at Abilene Christian University. As an undergraduate, I double–majored in Political Science and English. In graduate school, I got an […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Leah Weintrub ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Leah Weintrub! Q: Where did you do your undergraduate work, and what did you major in? A: I graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014 and majored in Biology and Economics Strategy. You started law school several years after you received your […]

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Winning team at the UCLA Transactional Competition
Texas Law Students Win National Transactional Law Competition

The Texas Law team of 2Ls Erin Johnson and Katherine Rossmiller and 1L Evan Schneeberger took the top prize at the 2023 UCLA Transactional Law Competition, held at the UCLA School of Law on March 3. This year’s event marked a return to in-person competition for the venerable tournament after several years of online events. […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Caroline Colgin ’25

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Caroline Colgin! Q: What has been the best surprise about your law school experience? A: The support system at Texas Law is incredible. From my first day as a 1L, the upperclassmen and professors have been incredibly helpful and they sincerely want to help […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Crystal Tran ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Crystal Tran! Q: Where did you go and what did you study as an undergraduate? A: I went to the University of Houston as an undergraduate and received a dual degree in Psychology and Political Science. How did your prior life experiences influence your […]

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Black History Month Spotlight: Thurgood Marshall Legal Society

Today, as part of observing Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society, the law student-led social organization committed to supporting and uplifting Black students seeking their legal education at Texas Law. TMLS is driven by a mission “to improve the academic and social climate in Austin for Black law students, […]

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