Nov. 15, 2011 – University of Houston Law Center graduates were admitted to the State Bar of Texas Monday during the New Lawyers’ Induction Ceremony in Austin. The swearing-in ceremony was for July 2011 Texas Bar examinees. Two-hundred three UH Law Center students passed the exam. Click here to see photo highlights.
At a reception held after the ceremony, UH Law Center student Sarah Loeffler 3L received the Law Student Pro Bono Award. Presented by the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the award was established in 2007 to recognize a Texas law student who has demonstrated his or her commitment to providing legal services to poor and low-income Texans. The award includes a $2,000 stipend from the commission.