Director; Blakely Advocacy Institute
Lawrence is the Director of the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. He also directs the Law Center’s highly successful Moot Court Interscholastic Competition Program and Alternative Dispute Resolution Interscholastic Competition Program. Over the past four years, both programs have fielded intercollegiate teams that have won over 20 national and regional titles, including four National Best Speaker Awards and two National Best Brief Awards. He is the originator of the Moot Court Rankings and the Moot Court National Championship, now sponsored by Andrews Kurth, LLP.