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Law School News

Houston trial attorney Benny Agosto, Jr.’s recent gift to establish a diversity center at his alma mater, South Texas College of Law Houston, combined two of his life passions: giving back to the community and encouraging more diversity in the legal field. In grateful recognition of the $3 million gift from Nikki and Benny Agosto, […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) alumnus Richard A. “Rick” Morris ’91 will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 2, and he has engaged STCL Houston professors and law students as he prepares to appeal the important Houston-based First Amendment case. When Morris, a partner at Rogers, Morris and Grover, LLP, received […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston)’s annual fundraiser, The Gala, drew more than 400 guests to The Revaire Saturday, Oct. 2, raising more than $275,000 for student scholarships. Chris Hanslik ’95 and Jill Willard Young ’96 co-chaired the successful event that featured the presentation of the prestigious Dean’s Medal to The Honorable E.J. […]

Eric Kwartler, Public Interest Attorney in South Texas College of Law Houston’s Randall O. Sorrells Legal Clinics, and several of his law students will be providing guidance to area residents to help them avoid being evicted during a Keep Harris Housed outreach event Thursday, Sept. 30, in Alief. Any tenant who is late on their […]

With post-employment restrictions making national headlines, South Texas College of Law Houston is convening some of the leading legal minds to weigh in on the topic. Mentions in President Biden’s July 9 executive order, the Uniform Law Commission’s act governing covenants against competition, and similar legislation enacted in Illinois, Nevada and D.C. have brought the […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will honor Derek Pershing ’13 — a shareholder at Wilson Cribbs + Goren and an adjunct professor at STCL Houston — with its 2021 Young Alumni Award at its Alumni Association Annual Luncheon Sept. 28 at Hotel ZaZa-Houston Museum District. The law school’s annual Young Alumni Award […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will recognize the Honorable Kyle Carter ’00 — judge of the 125th District Court in Harris County and an STCL Houston alumnus — with its 2021 Public Service Award at its Alumni Association Annual Luncheon Sept. 28 at Hotel ZaZa-Houston Museum District. The law school’s annual Public […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will honor esteemed Houston litigator Mary-Olga Lovett ’93 with its Distinguished Alumni Award — the highest award presented by the law school’s Alumni Association — Sept. 28 at its 2021 Alumni Association Annual Luncheon at Hotel ZaZa-Houston Museum District. The law school’s Distinguished Alumni Award acknowledges outstanding […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will honor three exceptional graduates Sept. 28 at its 2021 Alumni Association Annual Luncheon at Hotel ZaZa-Houston Museum District. Houston’s oldest law school will recognize Mary-Olga Lovett ’93 with its Distinguished Alumni Award, the Honorable Kyle Carter ’00 with its Public Service Award, and Derek Pershing ’13 […]

Free Legal Clinic for Harris County Tenants at Risk of Eviction WHAT: South Texas College of Law Houston attorneys and students will provide free legal assistance to Harris County residents at risk of eviction. With updates almost daily regarding the CDC’s extended eviction moratorium through Oct. 3, many tenants are unaware of their housing rights and […]