Alumni in the News

December 2012

Dec. 28, 2012 - UHLC alumna Marsha Merrill has passed away. Her obituary appeared in the San Antonio Express-News. more...

Dec. 22, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Paul Fransway has been recognized as Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit 2013 by DBusiness magazine. more...

Dec. 19, 2012 - UHLC alumnus John Joseph Korpics has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal. more...

Dec. 17, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Richard L. Tate was honored with the Arthur von Briesen Award by the National Legal Aid and Defender Association. more....

Dec. 14, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Justice Bob McCoy, was re-elected to Place 4 of the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth, Texas. more...

Dec. 14, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Max Eugene Roesch has passed away.  His obituary was published in the Houston Chronicle's website. more...

Dec. 13, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Mini Timmaraju has been hired to be the chief of staff for Congressman-elect Dr. Ami Bera, D-Cal. more....

Dec. 3, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Geoffrey H. Bracken has been selected to the 2012 "Who's Who in Energy" listing. more...

Dec. 1, 2012 - UHLC alumna Regina Rogers will be the keynote speaker at Lamar University's fall commencement. more...

November 2012

Nov. 28, 2012 – UHLC alumnus R. Alan York has been named President of Godwin Lewis, PC. more...

Nov. 28, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Randall Kallinen was profiled in a Houston Chronicle article regarding both his law career and art gallery. more...

Nov. 26, 2012 - UHLC alumna Dr. Carolyn P. Courville has joined Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP. more...

Nov. 26, 2012 - UHLC alumna Angela T. Richards has been elected a partner in Andrews Kurth LLP. more...

Nov. 23, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Frank John Musel, Jr. has passed away.  His obituary was published on the Houston Chronicle's website. more...

Nov. 23, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Judge R.K. Sandill was re-elected to the 127th District Court in Harris County. more...

Nov. 19, 2012 - Gov. Rick Perry has appointed UHLC alumnus Arthur Troilo III to the Department of Information Resources. more...

Nov. 19, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Kyril Talanov has joined Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing PC. more...

Nov. 15, 2012 – UHLC alumni Ammad Waheed and Sarah Williams have joined the Litigation team of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in the firm’s Houston office. more...

Nov. 13, 2012 - UHLC alumna Kristen Baker has been accepted to the 2012-2013 class of the Houston Young Lawyers Association's Leadership Academy. more...

Nov. 13, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Charles Lestage has been appointed Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hercules Offshore, Inc.

Nov. 7, 2012 - UHLC alumna Maria-Vittoria Carminati was interviewed by the editor of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel on the publication of her book, The Laws of Spaceflight: A Guidebook for New Space Lawyers.more...

Nov. 7, 2012 - UHLC alumni Mario R. Gutierrez and Peter B. Plotts have been interviewed for the position City Attorney for the City of Kyle, Texas.more...

Nov. 7, 2012 - UHLC alumnus David C. Pate was interviewed by the Idaho Business Review regarding the future of health care after the recent election. more...

Nov. 5, 2012 - UHLC alumna Tara LaMarr Wall Collins has passed away.  Her obituary appeared in the Longview News-Journal. more...

Nov. 2, 2012 - UHLC alumna Dora Oliva, the Democratic State Representative candidate for Texas House District 85, participated in a question and answer session for an article that was available on the El Campo Leader-News. more...

Nov. 1, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Robert Miklos is quoted and profiled in a Dallas Morning News article. The article reports on Miklos’ election bid for the Texas House District 107 seat.

Nov. 1, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Jeff Raizner’s law firm, Doyle Raizner LLP, was named a 2013 best personal injury law firm by U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms.”

October 2012

Oct. 31, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Scott Goodman has been added as an associate to Stream Realty Partners LP industrial tenant representation team. more...

Oct. 31, 2012 - UHLC alumna Eugenia Hansen has passed away. Her obituary was posted on the Moore Funeral Home web site. more...

Oct. 31, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Daylin Leach is running for re-election to the Pennsylvania State Senate. more...

Oct. 24, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Stanley McGee has passed away. His obituary was published in the Houston Chronicle. more...

Oct. 19, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Briggs A. Knight has joined Thompson & Knight’s Real Estate and Banking Practice Group as a new associate.more...

Oct. 18, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Lisa Selman-Holman has been included in the Stanford Who’s Who of professionals.more...

Oct. 17, 2012 –UHLC alumni Tom Oxford and Jim Chisholm are running for two spots on the Texas Supreme Court, and UHLC alumnus Mark W. Bennett is seeking a spot on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.more...

Oct. 16, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Alex Hernandez, Jr. is running for the state representative office for District 30.more...

Oct. 15, 2012 - UHLC alumna Shannon Poliziani has joined Reed Smith as counsel in the global regulatory enforcement group.more...

Oct. 15, 2012 - UHLC alumna Laura Edrington was quoted Texas Lawyer regarding flexible work schedules for women lawyers with children.more...

Oct. 12, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Marty Brimmage, Jr. has been named as one of seven partners to join Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's Dallas office.

Oct. 12, 2012 - UHLC alumna and District Court Judge Martha Lynn Sherrod is featured in an article that was posted to the website of the Huntsville (Ala.) Times regarding her race for an open Circuit Court judgeship in Madison County, Ala.more...

Oct. 11, 2012 - UHLC alumna and former State Representative Dora Olivo is featured in an article that was posted to the website of the Victoria Advocate regarding her race to represent the newly drawn House District 85.more...

Oct. 9, 2012 - UHLC alumnus James Lindeman has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle.more...

Oct. 7, 2012 - UHLC alumnus William Haemmel has passed away.  His obituary appeared in the Asheville Citizen-Times (NC).more...

Oct. 6, 2012 - UHLC alumna Patsy Waller Nichols has passed away.  Her obituary appeared in the Austin American-Statesman.more...

Oct. 1, 2012 - UHLC alumna Maria-Vittoria Carminati was quoted in an article from the Daily Report website regarding her new book, The Laws of Spaceflight: A Guidebook for New Space Lawyers. more...

September 2012

Sept. 30, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Charles Bailey, senior vice president/general counsel for the Texas Hospital Association, will address the Affordable Care Act as the featured presenter at the Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce General Membership Luncheon on Oct. 3, 2012. more…

Sept. 25, 2012 – UHLC alumna Colleen Faddick has been named among The Best Lawyers in America 2013. more…

Sept. 25, 2012 – UHLC alumna Daniel J. Flanigan has named among The Best Lawyers in America 2013. more…

Sept. 21, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Judge Joseph “Tad” Halbach was endorsed by the Houston Chronicle. more…

Sept. 21, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Scott Downing has been named among the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers. more…

Sept. 20, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Jeff C. Dodd has been named among The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the field of Houston Information Technology Law. more…

Sept. 20, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Clayton Cannon of Adams and Reese has been named among the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers. He was recognized in the fields of Construction Law and Business Litigation. more…

Sept. 20, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Daryl Dursum of Adams and Reese, has been named among the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers. He was recognized in the fields of Business Litigation and Personal Injury Defense Law. more…

Sept. 18, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Dan Worthington, a partner in the McAllen office of Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP, was sworn in as President of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. He is the first Rio Grande Valley lawyer elected as TADC President. more…

Sept. 18, 2012 – UHLC alumnus George M. Karam passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

Sept. 17, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Teresa Guerra Snelson has been hired to take on the role of chief attorney of the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. She will be the first Hispanic to lead a division in the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. more...

Sept. 17, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Jim Brown authored an article in Texas Lawyer regarding maritime laws covering seaman who become ill or injured while in the service of a vessel. more...

Sept. 11, 2012 – UHLC alumnus H. Daniel Spain of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has been named to the 2012 edition of Texas Super Lawyers. more...

Sept. 11, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Seth J. Riklin has been re-elected as treasurer of B’nai B’rith International. more...

Sept. 8, 2012 - UHLC alumna Mary Ann Powell has been appointed Sugar Land City Attorney. more...

Sept. 5, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Peter C. Pang has joined the Washington, DC office of Dickinson Wright PLLC as Of Counsel. more...

Sept. 3, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Philip D. Vasquez has been selected to head the energy team for the law firm Steptoe & Johnson. more...

August 2012

Aug. 30, 2012 - UHLC alumna Trisha Farine will be a speaker at a complimentary workshop arranged by Community Management Services on Sept. 18, 2012. more...

Aug. 30, 2012 - UHLC alumna Dr. Amy McGuire, an associate professor of medicine and medical ethics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named director of BCM's Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy. more...

Aug. 28, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Brett A. Burlison has been named to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers and includes less than 1 percent of attorneys in the United States. more...

Aug. 28, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Steven Duble was recognized as one of the top litigation lawyers in Houston by H Texas magazine in their Summer 2012 issue. He was also recently elected as secretary of the Harris Democratic Lawyers Association. 

Aug. 28, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Phillip D. Vasquez has been named Of Counsel to the law firm Steptoe & Johnson PLLC and will lead the firm’s international oil and gas practice.

Aug. 22, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Joe Michels has filed to run for a seat on the Conroe Independent School District Board. more...

Aug. 21, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Edwin Lee has joined the law firm of Alvarez & Marsal as a managing director in the firm’s global forensic and dispute service practice. more...

Aug. 21, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Mher Hartoonian has joined the law firm of Holland & Hart LLP in their Denver, CO. office. more...

Aug. 20, 2012 - UHLC alumni Nelda Luce Blair has been elected chair and Jarvis Hollingsworth has been elected vice chair of the UH System Board of Regents. more...

Aug. 19, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Robert J. Nader has been named president of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. more...

Aug. 17, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Ned Barnett has been named as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2012 by the American Trial Lawyers Association” for the fourth consecutive year. more...

Aug. 15, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Shannon McClendon has been reappointed to the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. more...

Aug. 13, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Branko Milosevic has been named general counsel of Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. more...

Aug. 12, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Gary Endelman co-authored an article which appeared on the Immigration Daily web site. more...

Aug. 5, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Walter McMeans has passed away.  His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

Aug. 6, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Collin A. Rose, intellectual property attorney at Houston based law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka, has been named by H Texas Magazine as one Houston's top lawyers. more...

Aug. 6, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Steve Ramon has been selected for inclusion in S.A. Scene's “San Antonio Lawyers: Best of 2012” list. more...

Aug. 3, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Ray Burgess will deliver the Summer commencement address at Sam Houston State University. more...

Aug. 1, 2012 - UHLC alumna Cheryl D. Creuzot has received the GAMA International Management Award at the Gold level. more...

Aug. 1, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Ibrahim E. Khawaja has been recognized as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers for 2012 and 2011 by H Texas Magazine. more...

 

July 2012

July 31, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Wiley B. “Sonny” McAfee won the Republican primary runoff election for the 33rd/424th district attorney nomination in Burnet, Texas.

July 29, 2012 - UHLC alumna Margery Shaw has passed away. Her obituary appeared in the Evansville Courier & Press. more...

July 28, 2012 - UHLC alumnus H. Bradford Morris was appointed for a second four-year term as the Circuit Public Defender for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia. more...

July 28, 2012 - UHLC alumna Petula Workman will speak about compliance issues in employer-sponsored health and welfare plans at the next installment of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s Building Better Businesses series. more...

July 27, 2012 - The Real Estate Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Texas has honored UHLC alumnus Charles J. “Chuck” Jacobus with its 2012 Distinguished Texas Real Estate Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award. more...

July 24, 2012 – UHLC alumna Goldie K. Gabriel has been named among the “2012 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the National Bar Association and IMPACT. more...

July 24, 2012 - UHLC alumna Elizabeth M. Guffy has joined the law firm of Burleson LLP. more...

July 22, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Charles Allen Baker has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

July 19, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Jeffrey L. Dorrell has joined the Houston law firm of Hanszen Laporte. more...

July 19, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Wade Howard has joined Liskow & Lewis, APLC in the firm’s Houston office. more...

July 17, 2012 - UHLC alumna Anna Dragesbaek was recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for her success in increasing the immunization rate across the state, according to a profile published on the Houston Chronicle. more...

July 16, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Paul Tinsley has passed away.  His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

July 15, 2012 - UHLC alumna Sheilla Jones has been hired as a client compliance manager consultant for VEBA Service Group. more...

July 15, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Michael McGown has passed away.  His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

July 12, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Brian E. Simmons has joined Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing, P.C. as Of Counsel.

July 11, 2012 – UHLC alumna Lyn Farrell was profiled in an article published by the American Bar Association’s Banking Journal. Farrell received ABA’s Distinguished Service Award in June. more...

July 11, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Claude Daniel Hippard passed away on July 10, 2012. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

July 9, 2012 – UHLC alumna Christina A. Jump has joined Jackson Walker L.L.P. in the firm’s Dallas office from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L.L.P. more...

July 9, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Douglas Edward Stockton Jr. passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

July 7, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Abdullah Dowrani, chairman of Afghanistan’s Financial Dispute Resolution Commission, was quoted by the Washington Post in an article regarding his task of recovering nearly $1 billion in bad loans from Kabul Bank’s shareholders. more...

July 4, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Kreig Mitchell has joined the advisory board of Engineered Tax Services. more...

July 2, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Frank A. Hunold Jr., the first general counsel for Reliant Holdings Ltd, was featured in an article published by Texas Lawyer. more...

 

June 2012

June 29, 2012 - UHLC alumna Stephanie Shipp was named the Houston Child Support Employee Assistant Attorney General of the Year by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. more...

June 29, 2012 - UHLC alumna Jill Sklar was named the Victoria Child Support Employee Assistant General of the Year by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. more...

June 27, 2012 - UHLC alumna Colleen Pero has been appointed to the State Board of Canvassers by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. more...

June 22, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Carl Ray, now of Port O’Connor, was featured in an article on the Port Lavaca Wave website. more...

June 18, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Pete Tropoli, Luby’s Chief Operating Officer, was featured in an article on Culture Map’s website. more...

June 18, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Derek José Anchondo has joined Adams and Reese in the firm’s Houston office as Special Counsel and as a member of the Special Business Services practice group. more...

June 18, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Kevin James, a Los Angeles mayoral candidate, was featured in an article form the Los Angeles Downtown News website. more...

June 16, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Lorenzo de la Puente has been appointed as General Manager of AQM Copper Peru. more...

June 12, 2012 - UHLC alumna Lyn Farrell received the 2012 Distinguished Service Award at the opening session of the American Bankers Association's 26th Annual Regulatory Compliance Conference. more...

June 10, 2012 - UHLC alumna Donna Derryberry was profiled in Texas Lawyer, regarding her position as Director of Legal Services for the Association of Texas Professional Educator. more...

June 8, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Philip Evans has been appointed an Assistant County Attorney for Harris County. more...

June 7, 2012 - UHLC alumna Jennifer Smith will be honored at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting, to be held June 14–15, for being a recipient of a Buck J. Wynne Scholarship, presented by the Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section. more...

June 6, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Cory Thornton has joined the firm of Crain, Caton & James.

June 5, 2012 – UHLC alumna Nancy Collier LeGros has been appointed to Vice President of Legal Services and General Counsel of CHRISTUS Health, a Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system headquartered in Dallas. more...

 

May 2012

May 31, 2012 - UHLC alumna Jennifer Young has passed away.  Her obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

May 31, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Joe Hardegree has passed away.  His obituary appeared on the Southwest Times Record website. more...

May 31, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Daniel Petroski Jr. has passed away. His obituary appeared on the Houston Chronicle website. more...

May 30, 2012 - UHLC alumna Phyllis Rainey, a candidate for county attorney in Montgomery County, will participate in a runoff election. more...

May 30, 2012 - UHLC alumna Robyn Spalter has passed away.  Her obituary appeared in the Palm Beach Post. more...

May 30, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Jaime Esparza has been elected to serve a sixth term as District Attorney for El Paso, part of the state’s 34th judicial district. more...

May 25, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Steve Salazar has been featured in an article on the Dallas Morning News website regarding his candidacy for the newly created 33rd Congressional District. more...

May 23, 2012 - UHLC alumna Allison Byman joined Hughes Watters Askanase, L.L.P. as Of Counsel. more...

May 21, 2012 - UHLC alumna Donna Geiger has announced her candidacy for probate judge of Jackson County, Georgia. more...

May 13, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Rick Davis is running for Brazos County district attorney.

May 9, 2012 – UHLC alumna Kristen Vollmer is engaged according an announcement from The Tribune website. more...

May 8, 2012 – UHLC alumna Cheryl Cain Crabbe of Winstead PC has been named managing shareholder of the firm’s Woodlands Office.

May 5, 2012 - UHLC alumnus George F. May was endorsed in the Republican primary for Civil District Court 61 by the Houston Chronicle. more...

May 4, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Bob Newman has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

May 3, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Michael P. Donaldson has been appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of EOG Resources, Inc. more...

May 3, 2012 - UHLC alumna Fran Keeth will speak about leadership at a luncheon during the Houston CPA Society’s 23rd annual Spring Accounting Expo. more...

April 2012

April 23, 2012 – UHLC alumni Sean Gorman and Chris Lacy have joined the Houston law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.

April 23, 2012 – Texas District Court Judge Charles Mitchell, a UHLC alumnus, was featured in a Texas Lawyer article. more...

April 18, 2012 - UHLC Alumnus Benjamin Rose was in a Culture Map article regarding him taking down an unruly passenger during his U.S. Airways flight 500 from Los Angeles to Phoenix. more...

April 17, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Keith Shuley has joined Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated in its Austin office. more...

April 16, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Benjamin Rose was also interviewed by KPRC regarding him taking down an unruly passenger during his U.S. Airways flight 500 from Los Angeles to Phoenix. more...

April 16, 2012 – Dallas trial attorney Richard A. “Dick” Sayles, a UHLC alumnus, has been honored as a Trial Legend by the Dallas Bar Association. more...

April 15, 2012 - UHLC alumna Karri Faigen passed away on April 14, 2012.  more...

April 12, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Gary Michael Angelle has passed away. more...

April 10, 2012 - Rep. Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, was featured in a Houston Chronicle blog on the issue of voting fraud. more...

April 9, 2012 - UHLC alumna Kimberly M. Bonnen has rejoined Locke Lord LLP as Of Counsel. more...

April 7, 2012 – The UHLC annual gala fund-raiser was mentioned in this article posted on the Culture Map Houston website. Dean Raymond T. Nimmer was mentioned as were several alumni. more...

April 6, 2012 – UHLC alumna Tracey Cobb was featured in the Los Angeles Times for her work with the Innocence Project.  more...

April 6, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Edgar Saldivar was named to the Houston Business Journal "40 Under 40 Class of 2012" list. more...

April 5, 2012 – UHLC alumna Tracey Cobb was featured in the Houston Chronicle for her work with the Innocence Project.

April 5, 2012 – UHLC alumna Tracey Cobb is mentioned in an article that was published by the Associated Press and picked up by various outlets, regarding her role in the exoneration of three men convicted in the robbery of an elderly woman back in 1994.

April 4, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Record Lee Sampson, Jr. passed away on March 30, 2102. more...

April 1, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Gilbert Kennedy of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away March 25, 2012. more...

March 2012

March 31, 2012 -  UHLC alumna Lisa J. Hartman passed away March 29, 2012. more...

March 29, 2012 – UHLC alumna Lisa J. Hartman passed away March 29. more...

March 28, 2012 – UHLC Professor Emeritus and alumnus James H. Wright passed away at the age of 84. more...

March 23, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Patrick McCann has been appointed to serve on the Specialty Courts Advisory Council by Governor Rick Perry. more...

March 22, 2012 – Senator Royce West, a UHLC alumnus, endorsed former state Rep. Domingo Garcia for Congress at a news conference at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. more...

March 14, 2012 - Rep. Ted Poe, a UHLC alumnus, was featured in a Houston Chronicle blog. more...

March 13, 2012 – UHLC alumnus George Butterworth passed away. His obituary appears in the El Paso Times. more...

March 12, 2012 - Hays McConn associate Ryan Grant, a UHLC alumnus, has been selected to the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. more...

March 11, 2012 – UHLC alumna Marshall K. Stagg has joined Landerholm P.S., as an associate. more...

March 10, 2012 – UHLC alumna Angelique Montano has been profiled in an article by the Ultimate Pearland. more...

March 9, 2012 – UHLC alumna Kelly Sandill of Andrews Kurth LLP has been selected to the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. more...

March 8, 2012 - Texas Rep. Gene Green, a UHLC alumnus, described the potential negative economic impact new taxes could have on Houston at a congressional hearing on the federal budget. more...

March 8, 2012 – Sen. John Whitmire, a UHLC alumnus, was quoted in a USA Today article. In the story, he advocates for reducing prison populations through less costly diversion programs. more...

February 2012

Feb. 28, 2012 – Senator Royce West, a UHLC alumnus, was authored an article in the Dallas South News on voter identification. more...

Feb 20, 2012 – Judge Gray H. Miller, a UHLC alumnus, sentenced a man convicted of securities fraud to 240 months in federal prison and ordered him to pay more than $22 million in restitution. more...

Feb. 13, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Joe Griffin has been appointed as Chairman of the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber. more...

Feb. 13, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Nathan Milliron has joined Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. as an associate.
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Feb. 9, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Ricky A. Raven has been awarded the 2012 Dr. Marguerite Ross Barnett Alumni Achievement Award presented by the University of Houston African American Studies Program.

Feb. 7, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Jeff Dodd, a partner at Andrews Kurth LLP, has been named a 2012 BTI Client Service All-Star by The BTI Consulting Group. more...

Feb. 6, 2012 – Mayor Pro Tem Scott Sherman, a UHLC alumnus, announced he will seek re-election to the Pearland City Council in the upcoming May election. Pearland voters first elected Sherman in 2009. more...

Feb. 2, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Alexander Hecht will receive the Champion of Small Business Innovation Award from the Small Business Technology Council (SBTC). more...

January 2012

Jan. 30, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Muhammad S. Aziz has been named a partner at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend. more...

Jan. 29, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Jason Gibson has filed papers to run as a Democratic candidate to succeed Kay Bailey Hutchison in the U.S. Senate. more...

Jan. 27, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Patrick Kelly Thornton passed away Jan. 15 at the age of 53. more...

Jan. 27, 2012 – UHLC alumna Natasha Kamrani, a former teacher, attorney, school board member and foundation executive, has been named the new president of the Nashville Public Education Foundation. more...

Jan. 25, 2012 – UHLC alumna Maria-Vittoria "Giugi" Carminati has been appointed co-editor of Proof, the American Bar Association (ABA) Trial Practice Committee newsletter. more...

Jan. 23, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Sidney Bernard Muller, Jr. passed away Jan. 23. more...

Jan. 23, 2012 - UHLC alumna Star Jones was referenced in an article that appeared on the U.S. News & World Report. more...

Jan. 20, 2012 - UHLC alumna Janet Vaughan Robertson has joined Haynes and Boone LLP as of counsel in the Public Law Practice Group. more...

Jan. 19, 2012 – UHLC alumna Shannon K. McClendon has joined Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP’s Energy Group as partner in its Austin office.

Jan. 18, 2012 – UHLC alumna Diane Guillerman has joined Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. as an associate.

Jan. 17, 2012 – UHLC alumna Terri Brooks was recently named principal at UHY Advisors, a tax and business consulting firm, in the Tax Department.

Jan. 13, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Matthew Thompson has joined Jackson Walker LLP as partner. Thompson was also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America under Immigration Law (2010 - 2012). more...

Jan. 12, 2012 - UHLC alumnus and Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Pete Benavides was profiled in American Lawyer. more...

Jan. 11, 2012 – UHLC alumnus Robert Zimmerer passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the age of 93. more...

Jan. 9, 2012 - UHLC alumnus Benny Pace of Adams and Reese LLP has been elected president of Touchdown Club, a nonprofit community service organization dedicated to the sharing of fellowship through football.

Jan. 5, 2012 - Aviation finance attorney and UHLC alumnus Christopher M. Sandefur has joined Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP's Dallas office.

Jan. 5, 2012 – UHLC alumna Clarissa Liang has joined Brown McCarroll LLP as an associate in the firm’s Austin office. more...

Jan. 1, 2012 – UHLC alumna and Senior Associate Shalla Prichard has been named partner at Baker Botts LLP. more...

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