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
South Texas College of Law Houston Professor Geoffrey S. Corn – a retired lieutenant colonel and senior law of war expert for the U.S. Army – this week moderated a key international security law conference hosted by the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. The conference, entitled, “A […] More »
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Texas Public Radio interviewed Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes for a story entitled, “What Would it Take to Summon a Convention of States?”
PBS Newshour quoted Professor Josh Blackman in an article on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch’s storytelling and writing style.
Professor Josh Blackman was a guest on Fox Business Network’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight” show to discuss how Trump should respond to the judges opposing his travel ban.
The SE Texas Record quoted President and Dean Donald J. Guter and Dean T. Gerald Treece in an article entitled, “South Texas College of Law Houston maintains winning advocacy program.”
KTRH (News Radio 740) quoted Dean T. Gerald Treece in an article entitled, “The Judge Gorsuch Inquisition Begins Monday.”
Come join fellow South Texas alumni for a fun happy hour at High Fives, owned by Brian Shields ’06.
Please stop by the Taproom and let the Energy Alumni Chapter buy you a couple of beers as we watch the Astros take on the Yankees. Every person in attendance will receive a 16 oz. 8th Wonder souvenir glass. The award winning Eatsie Boys food truck will also be on site.
THE MAY 2017 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY George R. Brown Convention Center – General Assembly Hall 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m Student Robing Room: 332C Reception Immediately Following Ceremony. For additional details, please visit the Registrar’s website. Directions and parking information for the George R. Brown Convention […]