Past 2017 Events


Life After the World Series

Location:University of Houston Law Center - Room BLB 144

Annual Holiday Coffee   

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Join the Law Center faculty & staff for a family-friendly open house at the Law Center to celebrate the season with brunch and good cheer!

Pass the Bar Celebration    

Location:3rd Floor Bar, 2303 Smith St #300, Houston, TX 77006
Join us at a reception to toast the most recent UHLC graduates who have passed the Texas Bar Exam as we welcome them warmly into the Houston legal community and UHLC's powerful alumni network. Light bites and drinks will be served.

UH Law and Bauer Alumni Mixer

Location:Cottonwoord @ 3422 North Shepard Dr
Please join us for a special UH Law and Bauer alumni mixer celebrating the power of the UH network!

Donor Plaque Unveiling Celebration

Location: University of Houston Law Center, Albertus Room
Honoring the donors of the following College Professorships:

Andrews Kurth LLP
Mike & Teresa Baker
Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P.
Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
Law Center Alumnae & Friends
Leonard B. Rosenberg Family & Friends

DC Alumni & Friends Reception  

Location:Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, 777 6th Street NW, 11th floor, Washington, D.C. 20001-3706

The Art of Business Litigation CLE (2.5 Ethics)

Location:River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd. Houston, Texas 77019
Join Sofia Adrogué, Editor, TEXAS BUSINESS LITIGATION, and Caroline Baker, Co-Editor, with contributing authors for an evening of CLE.

The 22nd Annual Frankel Lecture

Location:JW Marriott Downtown, 806 Main St., Houston, Texas 77002
The right to counsel in Texas capital punishment cases and related issues. Mr. Stephen Bright will be our keynote speaker, with Professor Jordan Steiker and Ms. Lise Olsen as our commentators.

UH Law Reunion Weekend 


Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE & Reception with Judge Eleanor Ross (US District Court, Northern District of GA)

Location:University of Houston Law Center
The Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship in Legal Ethics Jurist-In-Residence program, starting its third year, brings sitting jurists to campus for a day of interaction with students, faculty and the Houston legal community. Each jurist provides a lecture on a legal ethics issue important to the community.

The Effects of Immigration on America's Local Communities

Location:University of Houston Law Center
The Effects of Immigration on America's Local Communities

Friday, October 20, 2017
Krost Hall, University of Houston Law Center
8:00 am Registration & Coffee
8:30 am - 11:30 am Program

Rededication Reception In Memory Of Professor Emeritus Stephen Zamora

Location:UH Law Center, John O'Quinn Law Library
Please join us for a champagne toast and light bites to commemorate the occasion and celebrate Professor Emeritus Zamora's legacy as Dean.

Scholarship Appreciation Dinner

Location:Houston Club, 910 Louisiana Street, One Shell Plaza, Suite 4900, Houston, TX 77002
Introducing Scholarship Donors to Outstanding Student Scholarship Recipients

Judicial Networking Breakfast   

Location:Bracewell LLP, 711 Louisiana St #2300, Houston, TX
Join Dean Leonard M. Baynes, The Honorable Gray Miller '78, and Houston area alumni judges and experience the power of the UH network. Connect with alumni and friends in the Houston legal and judicial community and congratulate judicial clerks from the Class of 2017.

Atlanta Alumni & Friends Reception   

Location:190 Marietta Street, One CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Experience the power of the UH Law network by connecting with Dean Baynes and other UH Law Alumni living and working in the Metro Atlanta area.

Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Joseph A. Vail Workshop With Focus on Families and Children
5.75 hours Texas CLE credit including 1 hour ethics

Upper Level Mentoring Program and Part-Time Partners Program Kick-Off event

Location: University of Houston Law Center
The University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) Upper Level Mentoring Program pairs upper class students with attorneys to aid with the transition to practice. An extension of the Upper Level Mentoring Program, Part-Time Partners, addresses the specific needs of part-time students by connecting current students with alumni of the UHLC part-time program who "partner" with the Career Development Office to help provide guidance and tools for part-time UHLC students.

Dean's Society Day at the Astros

Location: Minute Maid Park
This event is a fun, informal opportunity to visit with Dean Baynes, our faculty and staff, and fellow Dean's Society members, while also enjoying a Houston Astros game! In addition to great seats, we have reserved a private reception area behind the mezzanine in centerfield where complimentary lunch, popcorn, beer, and soft drinks are served. Children are welcome at this family friendly event!


September 18, 2017-- Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE & Reception with Judge Jenny Rivera (NYS Court of Appeals)

September 15, 2017-- Supreme Court of TX Oral Arguments

September 14, 2017-- Dean's Society Reception w Supreme Court of TX

September 14, 2017-- Supreme Court of TX Welcome Dinner

September 8 - 10 & September 15 - 17, 2017 -- A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

August 16 - 19, 2017 -- A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center Commercial Arbitration Training

July 27, 2017 -- CLE: Supreme Court Update

July 13, 2017 - Alumni and Friends Luncheon in Mexico

June 28, 2017 --Taste of Houston Alumni Reception

June 22, 2017 -- Alumni Reception at the State Bar of TX Annual Meeting

June 19, 2017 -- New York Alumni Networking Luncheon

May 18, 2017 -- 2017 Annual Meeting and Celebration


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