The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Alissa  Gomez



Alissa Gomez

Assistant Clinical Professor Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Alissa Rubin Gomez is a Lecturer of Lawyering Skills & Strategies. Prior to joining the University of Houston Law Center, Professor Gomez served for six years as the Executive Director of Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the non-profit legal aid arm of the Houston Bar Association, which provides free legal services to over 12,000 Houstonians each year. Before that, Professor Gomez was a commercial litigation associate and then partner in the Houston office of King & Spalding LLP. Professor Gomez was the first woman associate elected partner from the Houston office of King & Spalding, and Texas Monthly named her a “Texas Rising Star” in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.

Professor Gomez received her B.A. from the University of Texas in sociology in 1998, graduating with Highest Honors and Phi Beta Kappa, and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 2002, graduating with Honors as a Chancellor and Order of the Coif.