May 7, 2013 – Gov. Rick Perry today appointed University of Houston Law Center student Benjamin Wells to serve as the student representative to the UH System Board of Regents. Wells is the fifth Law Center student to serve a one-year term on the board since Perry instituted student regents in 2006. Wells holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Southern Methodist University.
Wells competes in the UH Law Center Moot Court Team and is a member of the Student Bar Association and Intellectual Property Student Organization. Wells is also an online editor for the Houston Journal of International Law. He has served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Eva Guzman of the Supreme Court of Texas and a law clerk for the Texas Attorney General’s Antitrust Section.