Law School News

Fifty new 1L students in STCL Houston’s spring 2021 class gathered — in person and virtually — this month for new student orientation and a special welcome by South Texas President and Dean Michael F. Barry. Balancing a healthy dose of encouragement and honest feedback on the rigors and challenges of law school, Barry underscored […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) this week named alumna Darcy Douglas ’07 as vice president, Advancement and Alumni Engagement at the nearly 100-year-old law school in downtown Houston. Douglas brings two decades of development and legal experience to her new role at Houston’s oldest law school. She joins STCL Houston after nearly […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) is pleased to announce the election of alumna Genora K. Boykins ’85 as chair-elect of the board of directors for the nearly 100-year-old law school. Confirmed by her fellow board members, Boykins has served on the school’s board of directors since March 2012. Boykins is the first woman and […]

As the calendar flips to 2021, South Texas College of Law Houston is pleased to welcome Aaron M. Reimer ’07 as the new president of its Alumni Association board of directors. Reimer, a partner at Jenkins & Kamin LLP in Houston, proudly has served STCL Houston as a contributing member of the Alumni Association board […]

Students from South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently donated over $35,000 to ABC13’s 40th Annual “Share Your Holidays” Food Drive, benefiting the Houston Food Bank — more than doubling the school’s 2019 donation to the nonprofit. This gift equates to approximately 105,000 meals for hungry Houstonians. While the law school has earned […]

Loyal STCL Houston alumni and friends this week put their generosity and compassion on full display as they set a new fundraising record for Give Day at Houston’s oldest law school. In total, more than 530 donors gave over $160,000 to the law school in 24 hours for Give Day 2020. This record-breaking total was […]

The STCL Houston community is celebrating its new citywide recognition as one of the Houston Chronicle’s “Top Workplaces” for 2020. From approximately 2,500 applicants, only 130 — roughly 5 percent — earned the esteemed “Top Workplaces” award. Nearly 150 STCL Houston staff, faculty members, and adjunct professors completed the Houston Chronicle’s “Top Workplaces” survey this […]

Houstonians facing eviction due to COVID-19 now have a new resource — an eviction response program — to assist them with legal and housing concerns. As part of a new collaboration with the Harris County Precinct One Constable’s Office and the Eviction Defense Coalition — with funding from the Harris County Precinct One Foundation — […]

STCL Houston Professor Guha Krishnamurthi earned recent accolades for himself and Houston’s oldest law school in the 36th Annual AALS Scholarly Papers Competition. The organization awarded Krishnamurthi’s article, “The Case for Abolition of Criminal Confessions,” with an “Honorable Mention” classification. His article was one of only four papers — out of 65 submitted nationally — […]

South Texas College of Law Houston alumni from across the nation gathered this month for a virtual town hall with President and Dean Michael F. Barry. He updated graduates on the many accommodations the school has made to help ensure the safety of the South Texas community amid the ongoing pandemic. He underscored the three […]