STCL alumni named to 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list
More than 300 South Texas College of Law alumni have been named to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. Published each year by Super Lawyers, a part of Thompson Reuters, the list recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practices areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Construction continues on new front entrance project
Construction is well underway on the law school’s new front entrance, thanks to a generous $2 million grant from the Fred '37 and Mabel R. Parks Foundation. See the original architectural renderings and a few current photos of the construction.
Support the new Law Suits program
Two STCL professors have started a program at STCL to help students who lack professional clothing necessary to secure permanent employment
Alumni Spotlight: Lisa Blue ’80
STCL alumna, recent inductee into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame, philanthropist, and mother to three children – learn how Lisa Blue ’80 balances it all while maintaining a successful practice.
413 Campaign challenges alumni to give back
We're looking for 413 alumni gifts by 4/13/16 in honor of Founder’s Day! Help support scholarships, educational programs, and other academic opportunities today!
STCL Giving History now available through Alumni Community
Alumni can now access recent gift information, lifetime giving, pledge balances, and fiscal year-to-date giving.
South Texas College of Law/Houston alumni named top attorney by The Best Lawyers in America
South Texas College of Law/Houston is pleased to announce several of its alumni have been named top attorneys by the Best Lawyers in America® in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys named for this honor were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 140 practice areas.
Brant Stogner '06 named to Nation's Top One Percent list
Alumnus Brant Stogner '06 of the Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend has been selected for the 2015 Nation's Top One Percent list the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). The mission of the NADC is to recognize attorneys who exemplify and elevate the standards of the bar and provide a benchmark of accomplishment for other lawyers.
Benny Agosto, Jr. '95 named to Nation's Top One Percent list
Alumnus Benny Agosto, Jr. '95, a partner in the Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend, has been selected for the 2015 Nation's Top One Percent list by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). This organization recognizes attorneys who exemplify and raise the standards of the bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers.
Jon Paul Hoelscher '05 elected to State Bar Committee
South Texas College of Law/Houston Alumni Association Board of Director Jon Paul Hoelscher '05 has been elected by his peers to serve as the Houston Chairperson for the Young Construction Lawyers Committee for the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
South Texas College of Law/Houston alumni honored at State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting
South Texas College of Law (STCL) was well-represented by our outstanding alumni at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting held June 18 – 19, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. More than 50 alumni attended a reception on June 18 where Donald J. Guter, President and Dean, offered remarks on the law school, including an update on the front construction project which started in March.
Barapalooza Schedule Released for July 2015 Bar Exam
In an effort to assist STCL’s alumni taking the upcoming July 2015 Texas bar exam, several STCL faculty members will provide a FREE supplemental lecture series to alumni. The three-day program is designed to practically tackle several key areas of the exam and strategies to handle essay questions on each. Those STCL students/alumni taking the July bar exam are encouraged to attend, free of charge, and take advantage of this unique opportunity.
NAACP Houston Branch Presents Award to South Texas College of Law/Houston
The NAACP Houston Branch has given South Texas College of Law/Houston an award for its “generous support” of the local organization. The beautiful award plaque also was given to the law school for its efforts in hosting and sponsoring a reception in conjunction with the NAACP’s National Convention in 2012, which was held in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center, said alumnus Goodwille Pierre ’00.
Gov. Abbott Appoints South Texas Alumna Debra Ibarra Mayfield to Judicial Post
Judge Debra Ibarra Mayfield, a 1999 graduate of South Texas College of Law/Houston, has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to serve as judge of the 165th Judicial District Court in Harris County.