UHLC Mission

The Law Center's mission is two-fold: (1) to provide students an excellent legal education and enable them to develop the skills necessary for a successful career; and (2) to serve as a hub for innovative research and legal scholarship that fuels important policy discussions on a global, national, state, and local level.

The University of Houston Law Center has established learning outcomes for graduates that include, at a minimum, the following:

1.            Knowledge and understanding of substantive law
2.            Knowledge and understanding of procedural law
3.            Skill in legal analysis and reasoning
4.            Skill in problem solving for situations presented in the practice of law
5.            Skill in legal research
6.            Skill in written legal communication
7.            Skill in oral legal communication
8.            Understanding of an attorney's professional and ethical responsibilities
9.            Professional self-development