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 Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, and The Laredo Morning Times quoted Professor Matthew Festa in an article re: possible Open Meetings Act violations by a Pasadena board.
News Radio 740 (KTRH) interviewed Dean T. Gerald Treece for a story entitled, “Texas Could Call for Constitutional Convention.”
Texas Public Radio, the Texas Standard, and KUT (90.5) quoted Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes in an article entitled, “Explaining How the Travel Ban Became a ‘Confusing Procedural Mess.’”
MSN, Bloomberg, and Yahoo! Finance quoted Professor Josh Blackman in an article entitled, “Fixing Trump Executive Order’s Legal Problem is No Easy Task.”
The Austin American-Statesman quoted Professor Geoffrey S. Corn in an article entitled, “What’s the difference between Bales and Hasan capital cases?”
Fortune quoted Professor Josh Blackman in an article entitled, “Trump’s Travel Ban: Now it Goes to the Supreme Court.”
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.
Get your tickets now and Join Us Saturday, March 4, 2017! South Texas College of Law Houston Barristers Ball at The Westin Galleria Ballroom (Room Block Starting at $119)
As law students, we find ourselves with a unique set of legal skills and knowledge to be able to give back to our communities in a way that others cannot. Come find out how you can help individuals and organizations with real-life issues and challenges, while gaining practical experience. Featuring Speakers: Maliha Mian, founder of […]
Harris County District Attorney’s Office HOPE (Helping Our Pets through Education) Program: Tuesday, February 21 from 12-1pm in Room 314. This presentation includes education on proper pet care, animal cruelty laws, and what to do if one encounters animal cruelty. The program’s mascot “Hope” will also be present during the presentation, allowing students to interact with a […]