The Texas Access to Justice (ATJ) Commission recently honored South Texas College of Law Houston student Maria Ivañez with its annual “Law Student Pro Bono Award,” which honors a student from an accredited Texas law school who has most enhanced the delivery of quality legal services to poor Texans and underserved communities. All students from […]
Students from South Texas College of Law Houston today donated approximately $38,000 to the Houston Food Bank’s 2016 “Share Your Holidays” food drive, equating to nearly 114,000 mealsfor hungry Houstonians. For the fifth year in a row, STCL Houston earned the honor of “largest academic donor” to the Houston Food Bank’s holiday food drive. The […]
South Texas College of Law Houston students Brad Eric Franklin, Hayley Hervieux, and Chase Newsom recently won the school’s 123rd national advocacy championship. No other law school in the United States has won half as many. South Texas is one of only three national law schools consistently ranked in the top 10 for trial advocacy […]
Students at South Texas College of Law Houston won two national alternative dispute resolution (ADR) championships in the past month alone. Student Amanda Gordon won first place at the University of Houston’s Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition, which drew 16 competitors from nine law schools across the country for five rounds of mediation problems. […]
The board of directors of the recently renamed Houston College of Law voted this week to proceed under the name South Texas College of Law Houston, appending the word “Houston” to the school’s former name.
South Texas College of Law Houston student Amanda Gordon won first place at the Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition, hosted by the University of Houston’s Blakely Advocacy Institute, October 7-8, 2016. Students Lily Kao and Taylor Pound also represented the law school in the competition. Sixteen students from nine law schools across the country […]
With a new $43,000 grant from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), South Texas College of Law Houston recently established a pro bono, Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) to educate Houstonians on tax issues and help them resolve tax problems. The LITC can help a wide variety of people, including those who have a tax question, those […]
A team of civic-minded law students and faculty members from South Texas College of Law Houston recently volunteered their time and expertise to assist veterans at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. The students, working under the supervision of their professors, advised veterans in a variety of legal areas, including family law disputes, […]