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            classroom teaching of legal memorandums   MARGARET MELTON DE YOUNG       currently serves on the board of United
            and appellate briefs, advocacy writing   Senior Career Development Specialist  Against Human Trafficking. She received
            skills development and oral advocacy. In         Margaret De Young spent   a B.A. in comparative literature from the
            addition, Swift developed and taught online      four years as an associate at   University of Maine, a M.A. in English
            courses in advanced legal research and           Akin Gump Strauss Hauer   language literature from Michigan State
            writing, employment law and LL.M. subject        & Feld in the energy and   University and a J.D. from the University
            areas. He has published numerous law             global transactions section   of Houston Law Center. She has a passion
            review and journal articles on legal writing   of the Houston office. She then served for   for horses and is a regular attendee at the
            and employment law in academic and   three years as in-house counsel for Sunoco   Annual Symposium on Equine Law held in
            practitioner publications. Swift received   Logistics Partners L.P., a crude, NGLs, and   Lexington, Ky.
            a B.A. in history from the University of   refined products pipeline, terminaling and
            Minnesota in 1990. He earned his J.D. cum   marketing company, in the Sugar Land   JOSEPHINE SORGWE
            laude in 1995 from Hamline School of Law,   office. Her practice focused on corporate   Clinical Supervising Attorney, Immigration Clinic
            where he was in the top 10 percent of his   and securities matters, including mergers   Josephine Sorgwe supervises
            class and a member of the honor society.   and acquisitions, securities offerings     law students on pro bono
            He also was an associate member of the   and corporate finance transactions. She      cases involving crime
            Hamline Law Review.                 earned her J.D. from Southern Methodist           victims, asylum seekers
            GINA S. WARREN                      University Dedman School of Law and her           and other immigration
            Associate Professor                 B.S. in biological sciences and theatre from   matters. She also provides direct pro bono
                                                Vanderbilt University.
                       Professor Warren joined                                        legal representation to immigrant victims
                                                                                      of crime, domestic violence and human
                       the UHLC faculty from    LISA LANE                             trafficking under a grant from the Texas
                       Texas A&M University     Program Manager – Marketing and Communications  Access to Justice Foundation. She speaks
                       School of Law where                                            at numerous events regarding deferred
                       she taught courses in                 Lisa Lane is a community   action for childhood arrivals, crime victims,
            energy law, oil & gas, natural resources         relations specialist and   naturalization and other immigration
            law, climate change & energy, and civil          former educator. As      issues. She also participates in numerous
            procedure. Her research explores the             special assistant to the   workshops and offers legal advice to
            role of policy and regulation in the area        Dallas County District   community organizers and community
            of sustainable energy, with a focus on   Attorney, she managed programming,   members. She earned a B.A. in political
            renewable energy, climate change and   including justice equity panel discussions,   science from Texas A&M University and a
            distributed generation. Her scholarship   international policy exchange forums,   J.D. from the University of Houston Law
            has been cited by the Colorado Supreme   student internships and legal debates.   Center.
            Court, and her articles are often among   She served as the English department
            the “Top 10” downloaded articles on   chairperson at Longfellow Academy and
            Social Science Research Network     taught English at Brookhaven College.   APRIL TAYLOR
            (SSRN) in energy-related categories.   She continues to work as a volunteer   Executive Secretary
            Warren is a highly sought after speaker,   college adviser to high school students.   April Taylor joined the
            having been invited to speak in many   She received her B.A. in English from the      Law Center staff in April
            countries, including Mexico, Scotland   University of Missouri – Kansas City.         2016 after working in
            and Argentina. Warren is also chair-                                                  various administrative
            elect of the AALS Section on natural   DIANE M. MCMANUS                               positions for companies
            resources and energy law. Prior to   Clinical Supervising Attorney, Civil Practice Clinic  throughout Houston. She graduated from
            entering academia, Warren worked as a           Diane M. McManus was a    the University of Houston in 2015 with a
            litigator in energy and utility law for the     staff attorney and manager   B.S. in anthropology and hopes to pursue a
            international law firm of Perkins Coie          with Lone Star Legal Aid   graduate degree in forensic science within
            based in Seattle. At the Law Center, she        (formerly Gulf Coast Legal   the next few years.
            teaches oil and gas, energy law and policy      Foundation) where she
            and international energy law.  Warren   served victims of domestic violence by
            earned her B.S. in psychology from the   arranging for staff attorneys to perform
            University of Arizona in 1996 and her   intakes at shelters in Harris, Fort Bend
            J.D. in 2004 from Rutgers University   and Montgomery counties. She served
            School of Law where she was a member   as chair of the statewide Family Law
            of the Rutgers Law Review.          Task Force for Legal Aid attorneys and




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