Tag: Advocacy

  • Jeana Lungwitz
    For victims of domestic violence, one of the most effective legal remedies is a protective order. A recent case handled by Texas Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic enabled a woman and her children to obtain an unusual lifetime protective order thanks to the efforts of 3L Emily Ogden and Daniela Castro, a senior in the Steve […]
  • Texas Law team
    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 […]
  • Three students: Mary Jones, Nicole Shilling, and Brad Steel
    The Texas Law Disability Rights Clinic took its first case to trial this fall, walking away with a successful outcome on behalf of its client. 3Ls Mary Jones, Nicole Schilling, and Brad Steel represented a girl with autism, arguing that she had been denied a free, appropriate public education in her sixth-grade year. The three Texas Law […]
  • David Beck headshot
    Texas Law alumnus David Beck ’65 has been inducted as a “Texas Legal Legend” by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas. He was presented with the honor at the organization’s annual meeting on June 9, 2022. The namesake of Texas Law’s David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy, […]
  • Advocate awards winners
    The Texas Law student Board of Advocates celebrated the year’s end with a recent banquet, recognizing officers and law students who excelled in advocacy. The Board of Advocates is a student-run honorary advocacy organization composed of the best student advocates at The University of Texas School of Law. Three major awards were presented to graduating […]
  • Six headshots of Moot Court team
    Texas Law students received honorable mention for two submissions at the 19th Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The team was honored for both the Claimant’s Memo and the Respondent’s Memo, making Texas Law the only school receiving awards in two categories; two other U.S. law schools received recognition in one area. A […]
  • Nick Lowrey and Gus Talkington at TYLA National Trial Competition
    Texas Law students Nick Lowrey (3L) and Gus Talkington (2L) qualified for and competed at the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) National Trial Competition held in Fort Worth March 30-April 3. Lowrey and Talkington qualified for the national event by taking top honors at the Region 10 TYLA competition. Thirty teams representing law schools across […]
  • Elrod and Welch headshots
    The Texas Law team of Elizabeth Elrod (1L) and Paige Welch (2L) reached semifinals at the 2022 Giles Sutherland Rich (GSR) Moot Court national competition.  The annual event was held virtually for the third year in a row. This prestigious and rigorous competition is sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the premier […]
  • Portrait of Mike Golden
    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, […]
  • Benedict & Badore at Admiralty Moot Court Competition
    Texas Law students Zachary Badore (2L) and Anna Kate Benedict (1L) reached the final round and were awarded “Best Brief” at the 29th Annual Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition. The team of Mason Currah (3L) and Olivia Horton (2L) also represented Texas Law at the competition, which was co-hosted by Texas Law […]
  • Costello Awards 2022
    The Texas Law 2022 interscholastic mock trial team continued a Lawhorn tradition of outstanding achievement at the John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition, finishing as semifinalists at the 14th annual event. The team consists of Texas Law students Taylor Brigance (3L), Emily Ogden (2L), and Allison Rogge (3L). A total of 24 […]
  • The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at The University of Texas School of Law has named three law students as Rapoport Center Human Rights Scholars for the 2013–14 school year. Kallie Dale-Ramos, Catherine Wagner and Kyle Shen were selected by a committee of international law faculty on the basis of […]