DID YOU KNOW?
We foster a supportive culture where students recognize the value of working together and professors are committed to supporting their students.
Our alumni have gone on to distinguished careers in public service, corporate law, judiciary, and some of the nation’s premier firms.
Graduates of South Texas College of Law Houston enjoy one of the state’s highest employment rates.
Our students graduate with some of the lowest debt burdens among private law schools in Texas.
National Jurist magazine lists South Texas College of Law Houston as one of the most diverse in the country.
Our 15 legal practice clinics give students the chance to handle real cases on behalf of those who need it most.
We offer a legal education that blends case law theory with relevant experience and professional opportunities.
Our Advocacy Program has trained student teams that have won more than 120 national championships—more than any other law school in the country.
We believe that an accessible legal education can be a powerful force for positive change.
Located in downtown Houston, home to one of the nation’s largest legal communities, we offer unparalleled access to internships and job opportunities.
Our graduates consistently outperform the five-year average bar pass rate for Texas.
PATHWAYS TO PRACTICE
Current and prospective students can learn about different career options in many legal fields, what it’s like to practice in those fields, and how to plan a curriculum to emphasize desired career goals.
- Business & Corporate Law
- Civil Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Criminal Law
- Energy Law
- Environmental Law
- Estate Planning Law
- Family Law
- Immigration Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Law & International Economic Law
- Labor & Employment Law
- Public Interest Law
- Real Property & Real Estate Law
- Solo & Small Firm Practice
- Tax Law
- Texas Bar Examination
LAW SCHOOL NEWS
On Saturday, Jan. 21, more than 100 people packed the Emilie Slohm Conference Center at South Texas College of Law Houston for the 31st “Law & the Media” seminar, co-sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Houston Press Club. The annual event brings together Houston attorneys, journalists, and students […] More »
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
The San Antonio Express-News quoted Professor Geoffrey S. Corn in an article entitled, “As Trump is sworn in, lawyers seek to dismiss Bergdahl charges.”
Professor Josh Blackman is quoted in a Yahoo! Finance article re: a lawsuit over President Trump’s foreign dealings.
The Orange County Register quoted President and Dean Donald J. Guter in an article entitled, “Inside Trump defense secretary pick’s efforts to halt torture.”
The Texas Standard interviewed Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes for a story entitled, “Texas Judge Halts Transgender Health Care Mandate Day Before Law to Take Effect.”
U.S. News & World Report and MSN quoted Professor Geoffrey S. Corn in an article entitled, “The Terrifying Weapons at Trump’s Disposal.”
Themis Bar review will be in the Student lounge to provide information and answer questions.
Please join the Alumni Association and the Career Resource Center as we host our biannual Networking Night—an opportunity for alumni and students to build their respective business connections in specific practice areas. Alumni should register at my.stcl.edu/networkingnight
Faith; It does not make things easy It makes them Possible! Luke1:37