2018

JUN
20

Be an Effective and Respected Family Law Attorney (Private or Appointed): A Judicial Perspective

University of Houston Law Center – 109 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
Join us for an afternoon of incredibly informative and entertaining interaction with six highly experienced family law judges from three of the Family Law District Courts of Harris County. While discussing a wide variety of family law topics, the judges will incorporate information on the appointment system and how it works as well as tips of the trade, practical considerations, and how to be a truly effective and respected family law attorney. You will not want to miss the perspectives of these fine jurists.
JUN
21

Houston Alumni & Friends Reception at the State Bar of TX Annual Meeting   

The Grove 1611 Lamar Street, Houston
Experience the power of the UH Law network and connect with Dean Baynes, alumni, and friends of the Law Center. Dean Baynes will present a short update on the Law Center. All are welcome to this special event which will take place during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting.
JUL
12

Alumni & Friends Luncheon in Mexico  

Hacienda de los Morales
Av Juan Vázquez de Mella 525, Del Bosque, Polanco I Secc, 11510 Miguel Hidalgo, CDMX, Mexico
Join Dean Baynes for a luncheon as he presents an update on the UH Law Center.
JUL
18

Woodlands Area Alumni Luncheon

Newpark Resources, Inc.
9320 Lakeside Boulevard, Suite 100
The Woodlands, Texas 77381
Join Dean Baynes for a luncheon to hear updates on the Law Center and progress of the UH Law Center Building Campaign.
JUL
23

U. S. Supreme Court Update CLE

University of Houston Law Center – 109 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
Join us for a free CLE program where leading experts discuss recent decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court.
AUG
02

Miami-Area Alumni & Friends Luncheon

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
1600 Lenox Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Join Dean Baynes for lunch with fellow alumni as he shares an update on the UH Law Center with Miami based UH Law graduates and friends.
Nov
09

Reunion Weekend 2018 

Reunion Gatherings Celebrating
50th+ Years (Class of '68+)
25th Year (Class of '93)
20th Year (Class of '98)
15th Year (Class of '03)
UH Cougar Football Tailgate and Homecoming Game
Traditional "Arbitration" Happy Hour for All Alumni
Continuing Legal Education Programming

2019

Mar
30

43rd Annual Law Gala and Auction

The Post Oak Hotel, Houston
Fly me to the Moon

43rd Annual Law Gala & Auction
Robert Sergesketter '95 & Denise Rhodes, Gala Chairs

Join us for a rocket ride to the swinging '60s, when man walked on the moon and Frank Sinatra was in his heyday.

PAST 2018

Jun
01

Legal Research for Texas Lawyers   

University of Houston Law Center – 144 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
3.5 hours of Texas CLE Credit with 1 hour of ethics
May
31

Chicago Alumni & Friends Gathering  

Beacon Tavern | 405 North Wabash, Chicago
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join Dean Baynes for an intimate meal with fellow alumni as he shares
an update on UH Law Center with Chicago based UH Law graduates and friends.
May
24

US Tax Reform: Impact on International Investment

University of Houston Law Center – 144 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
1.5 hours of Texas CLE Credit
May
14

Austin Alumni & Friends Reception 

The W Hotel
Screen Porch Room
200 Lavaca St, Austin

Join Dean Baynes for an evening of networking with fellow alumni, hearty appetizers and drinks, and an update on UH Law Center.
May
11

2018 University Commencement for the Law Center  

NRG Arena 1 NRG Park, Houston TX 77054
University Commencement for the Law Center is personal and meaningful. It is a shared celebration with faculty and friends who have shaped your education. At the Commencement, each student is recognized, your family and friends will hear your name announced as you walk across the stage.
May
03

2nd North American Environment, Energy & Natural Resource Symposium   

Greater Houston Partnership, Partnership Tower, 701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900
With the possible renegotiation or abandonment of NAFTA; the privatization of Mexico's oil, gas, and electricity sector; the continuing buildout of energy infrastructure between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada; changes in U.S. climate policy; and the revolution in electricity generation and grid management, what issues will confront North American law firms and policy makers now and in the next few years?
May
02

Celebrate the life and career of Dean Emeritus and Professor Raymond T. Nimmer 

Hendricks Heritage Room
University of Houston Law Center
Join us for remarks and a reception as we toast Professor Nimmer's legacy.
APR
26

Second Inter-American Hydrocarbons Regulators Dialogue Conference   

UH Hilton Hotel, University of Houston 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004
With the participation of Hydrocarbons Regulators from the Americas including the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency (ANP); the Security, Energy and Environment Agency (ASEA) of Mexico; the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE's) of the United States; the Colombian Ministry of Mines and Energy; and the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago.
APR
24

UHLAA Annual Meeting & Celebration   

The Briar Club 2603 Timmons Ln, Houston, TX 77027
You are invited to toast the Law Center and alumni accomplishments. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served as we ratify the newly elected slate of UHLAA officers and celebrate the newest class of Texas Bar Passers. All are welcome!
April
21

Family Day at the Houston Zoo

Location:Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77030
April
18

Seventh Annual Wine Tasting    

Location: Hofheinz House, 3900 Milam Street, Houston, TX
$75 per person includes a hearty array of perfectly curated wine and food pairings and complimentary valet parking.
APR
17

Dean's Award Ceremony  

University of Houston Law Center, Krost Hall
Honoring Law Center students for their academic excellence and commitment to the law. Following the presentation of scholarships and awards, a light reception will take place in Hendricks Heritage Room.
APR
09

Food for Thought CLE   

Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall Street
MAR
29

UH Law Center Retirement Celebration   

Hendricks Heritage Room, University of Houston Law Center, Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B

Dean Leonard M. Baynes cordially invites you to a retirement celebration Thursday, March 29, 2018 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Come raise a glass to our colleagues and friends as we celebrate their Law Center careers and achievements!

MAR
29

The Death Penalty and Criminal Justice Reform   

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Room 211 TUII

Join the Houston Lawyer Chapter and the University of Houston Law Center Student
Chapter of the American Constitution Society for a discussion with Professor
Brandon L. Garrett on his new book The Death Penalty.

MAR
27

Tax Reform Basics and Practical Application   

Hendricks Heritage Room, University of Houston Law Center
MAR
22

IPIL 15th Annual Spring Lecture     

The Coronado Club 919 Milam Street Houston, Texas
MAR
19

Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE and Reception -- Judge Adalberto Jordan (11th Cir.)     

Room 144 BLB
Judge Adalberto Jordán
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Observations on Wollschlaeger v. Governor: The So-Called "Docs v. Glocks" Case
MAR
13

Texas Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Briefing Hosted at UH Law Center     

University of Houston Law Center, Krost Hall
The Texas Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights is hosting a public meeting to hear testimony regarding potential barriers to voting that may have a disparate impact on voters on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability status, or religion in the areas of voter registration, access to polling locations, and language access. This meeting is free and open to the public.
MAR
08

Skelton Lecture Series   

Magnolia Hotel Houston
Thomas H. Wilson
Presents a Lecture on
A World of Possibilities: International
Human Rights and the International Lawyer
MAR
08

Yale L. Rosenberg Memorial Lecture     

BLB 109, University of Houston Law Center
Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professor of Law, UC Davis
"Still a Nation of Immigrants? Rethinking Immigration Policy in the Modern Era"
MAR
06

Discussion on the Future of Immigration    

109 BLB, University of Houston Law Center

Join us at University of Houston Law Center on Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m;. for a FREE screening of the documentary series Rational Middle: Immigration and a discussion on the immigration challenge facing our country.

Following the screening, a panel discussion and Q&A about the challenges and opportunities in our current immigration debate will take place.

The panel includes:
Geoffrey Hoffman, Director, University of Houston Law Center Immigration Clinic
Mike Holland, COO, Marek Brothers Systems
Gordon Quan, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Quan Law Group

Feb
28

Black History Month Lecture Series        

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Cheryl L. Wade
Dean Harold F. McNiece Professor of Law at St. John's University
"The Historical Significance of Black Migration, the Search for Work, and the Impact of Corporate Governance"
Feb
23

Location:The Houstonian, 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024

THE HOUSTON BUSINESS AND TAX LAW JOURNAL'S 18TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Energy Investment Tax Issues Around the World

Attendees are asked to arrive early in order to allow ample time for parking and check in. Valet parking is available at the front of the hotel -- the Symposium is in the Aspen Room.

Feb
23

Making Sense of Immigration Law CLE   

Location:Hendricks Heritage Room, University of Houston Law Center

Please join us for a lunch and learn session where we will discuss the foundational pieces necessary for taking on an immigration case.

Now more than ever the field of Immigration Law is in high demand. In this constantly changing, challenging, and complex field of the law, attorneys interested in practicing Immigration Law need guidance on how and where to start.

In this program attorneys will learn basics that will put them in the right path to a practice in Immigration Law in the U.S. Attorneys will learn about how to do an immigration consultation, identify the different types of immigration cases, and where to find relevant resources to empower them to succeed in this field.

Register online by Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Feb
17

42nd Law Gala & Auction "A Night in Napa"    

Location:Hilton Americas, Ballroom of the Americas
Jan
29

Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE & Reception with Judge Gregg Costa (Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals)     

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.
Jan
26

Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor 

A conversation with Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Professor Michael A. Olivas
Jan
12

So you want to GO SOLO?

Location:University of Houston Law Center Hendricks Heritage Room
Join us for a solo practice institute to learn practical tools for starting and sustaining your new solo practice.3 hours of CLE credit, 0.5 hour of Ethics
Jan
03

San Diego Alumni & Friends Reception   

Location:San Diego, CA
Join Dean Baynes & members of the UH Law faculty to hear the latest news about UHLC, catch up with AALS Conference attendees, and enjoy some great live music and light bites. All are welcome!
Jan
08

Phoenix Alumni Luncheon 

Location:District American Kitchen & Wine Bar at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix
340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Connect with the other UH Law Alumni living and working in the Phoenix area and hear an update from Dean Baynes about the Law Center.