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
Before an audience of hundreds on Monday, new Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg was sworn into office at her alma mater, South Texas College of Law Houston. South Texas President and Dean Donald J. Guter served as emcee for the event which was held in the Joe Green Auditorium. Ogg vowed to uphold the […] More »
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Houston Public Media quoted Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes in a story entitled, “Outcome of Texas Lawsuits ‘Unpredictable’ Under Trump Administration.”
Houston Public Media quoted Professor Richard Carlson in a story entitled, “What’s Next After Court Halts Extending Overtime Pay to More Workers?”
Dean T. Gerald Treece is quoted in News Radio 1200 (WOAI) story re: Gov. Abbott’s call for a Constitutional Convention.
U.S. News & World Report and MSN quoted Professor Geoffrey S. Corn in an article entitled, “The Terrifying Weapons at Trump’s Disposal.”
The Washington Times quoted Professor Josh Blackman in an article entitled, “Justice Department backs down on immigration, digs in on Obamacare.”
Themis Bar review will be in the Student lounge to provide information and answer questions.
Broaden your horizons! Join the teaching faculty to hear about study abroad opportunities this summer! South Texas College of Law Houston co-sponsors five summer abroad programs featuring international and comparative law courses in the following locations: Valletta, Malta Prague, Czech Republic Galway, Ireland London, England Santiago, Chile Information on each program is available in Room […]
Faith; It does not make things easy It makes them Possible! Luke1:37