South Texas College of Law Houston

Educating the Profession

In spring 2017, the Immigration Clinic hosted a free half-day CLE for more than 125 attendees, focusing on how immigration attorneys and pro bono volunteers can best help their clients navigate the current system and counseling on emergency family planning in case of detention Public Interest Attorneys Kimberly Ashworth and Alec Lawton presented at the […]

Community Presentations The Low Income Taxpayer Assistance Clinic made five educational presentations on a variety of topics to clients at three different agencies—the M.D. Anderson YMCA in Spanish (in partnership with the University of St. Thomas), Boat People S.O.S through a Vietnamese-language interpreter, and the Nina Lorenzo Early Childhood Center’s PTA through a Spanish-language interpreter. […]

Debra Berman has joined the clinical faculty as an assistant professor. Berman also serves as the Director of the Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution at South Texas College of Law Houston. Her course load includes Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation Theory & Practice, Representation in Mediation, and the 40-Hour Mediation Training. She has instructed more […]

Staff attorneys and students in South Texas College of Law Houston’s Veterans Clinic visit the DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center every Friday afternoon to provide expertise on veteran-specific legal issues in the hospital’s legal clinic, organized by Houston Volunteer Lawyers. The following stories represent the many issues addressed in a single afternoon at DeBakey’s legal […]

Chioma Ogechi Kalu has been described by clinical faculty as “one of those students who gets the big picture, resoundingly.” Other phrases that faculty offer up include: “compassionate,” “extremely caring,” “dedicated,” and “genuine.” The professors and staff who work with her stress that even such endearing terms do not do justice to her level of […]