“A Case for Excellence” unveiled

The Law Center’s new fast-paced promotional video showcases the school’s strengths.


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April 2, 2012 – The University of Houston Law Center has premiered its new promotional video “A Case for Excellence.” Debuted at the 2012 Law Gala and Auction, the video highlights the Law Center as well as the city of Houston.

The nine-minute piece, produced by the Law Center and Houston Public Media, presents a broad overview of the Law Center from it's extensive curriculum and internationally recognized faculty, to its top-ranked specialty programs, renowned research centers and institutes, nationally known clinics and new global initiatives.

“The end result is a piece which showcases the law school and presents UH, the City of Houston, and Houston Public Media in a favorable light as well,” said Carrie Criado, executive director of marketing and communications at the University of Houston Law Center.

Showing their support for the law school, several Law Center professors, distinguished alumni and staff lent their voice to the project including Raymond T. Nimmer, Dean and Leonard Childs Professor of Law; Charles Matthews ’70, Former General Counsel of Exxon Mobil; Vanessa Gilmore ’81, United States District Judge; Anthony Chase, Chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership and Associate Professor of Law; Tamecia Glover Harris ’12, UH System Student Regent 2011-12; William Maynard ’74, Adjunct Professor; Tracy Hester, Director of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Center and Visiting Assistant Professor; Craig Joyce, Co-Director of the Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law and Andrews Kurth Professor of Law; Stephen Zamora, Director of the Center for U.S. and Mexican Law and Leonard B. Rosenberg Professor of Law; Peggy Fortner, Director of Graduate Legal Studies; Janet Heppard, Clinic Director and Associate Professor
of Clinical Practice; Jim Lawrence, Director of the Blakely Advocacy Institute; Allison Regan, Assistant Dean of Career Development; and Richard Alderman, Associate Dean, Dwight Olds Chair in Law and Director of the Consumer Law Center.

Click here to view the video.

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