Tag: Mentor

  • Texas Law Mentoring Program Kickoff Reception
    Alumni mentors and their 1L mentees gathered to celebrate the program's 9th annual kickoff.
  • Environmental portrait of Circle Robie and Julianne Grellner
    Three pieces of advice from this year's honoree.
  • Three people at the Mentoring Kickoff Reception
    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 […]
  • Arielle Dutton and Kris Kennedy
    Kris Kennedy ’95 has been selected as the Texas Law 2022 Mentor of the Year, recognizing the positive impact she had on 2L Arielle Dutton in the past year. The announcement was made by Rémi Ratliff ’95, the director of the law school’s mentoring program. Kennedy, who works with the Texas Attorney General’s Office, has […]
  • Kerstin Arnold
    The 2021 Texas Law Alumni Mentor of the Year is Kerstin Arnold ’95, recently retired General Counsel with the Texas State Board of Pharmacology. Arnold, whose name was put forth by both of her mentees, Yatika Chaudhri ’23 and Daniel Fox ’20, was selected from a group of nearly two dozen nominees. Pictured above, from […]
  • Portrait of Cynthia Akatugba, wearing a pink shirt with a bow on it.
    The 2020 Mentor of the Year is Cynthia Akatugba ’13, an Assistant Attorney General with the General Litigation Division of the Texas Attorney General’s office. Ms. Akatugba, whose name was put forth by her mentee Anais Stevens ’22, was selected from a group of nearly three dozen nominees. “Every year, we receive the most incredible, […]
  • A mentor and mentee laughing together at the mentoring program Reception in 2017.
    Six years ago, Texas Law Dean Ward Farnsworth asked Rémi Ratliff, a Class of ’95 alumna with fourteen years of experience in the school’s career services office, to head up the new mentoring program he was going to establish. His charge to her, she recalls, was, “just make our mentoring program the best in the […]
  • All the 2019 Alumni Award Winners, standing with their hands up in the
    The Law Alumni Association presented its annual awards at a gala ceremony on October 4 at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Austin, recognizing Julius Glickman ’66 for Lifetime Achievement, Darren Walker ’86 as the Outstanding Alumnus, and Shawn Raymond ’99 as the Distinguished Alumnus for Community Service. In addition, Amanda Tyler ’04 was honored […]
  • Alumni, whether they are legends of the bar with 50-plus years of practice behind them, or recent graduates just a few months removed from passing the bar, are the heart and soul of any law school. This past October 12, the heart and soul of Texas Law gathered for the Alumni Association’s 2018 awards dinner […]