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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

The University of Houston Law Center combines excellence, diversity and a great location in Houston, the 4th largest U.S. city and home to one of the world's largest legal markets.

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Learn more about the University of Houston Law Center’s J.D. and LL.M. programs.


Faculty Experts

Briefcase Radio: Religion In The Workplace

James NelsonIn recent years, more businesses have chosen to integrate religious beliefs into everyday corporate affairs. Professor James D. Nelson explains how the law treats this trend. more...


Laura McNeal of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School served as the second Diversity & Inclusion Committee speaker at the University of Houston Law Center this fall.Louisville Law Professor McNeal shares methods to counter implicit bias in UH Law Center lecture  more...

Mexican-American Bar fetes UH Law Center Professor Olivas for lifetime achievementMexican-American Bar fetes UH Law Center Professor Olivas for lifetime achievement more...

University of Houston Law Center students take advantage of resources offered during Mental Health Week.UH Law Center hosts annual Mental Health Week to encourage student wellness more...

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Featured Alum

Samira Alimohammad '03

Samira Alimohammad '03UH Law Center graduate promoted to VP at international staffing company more...



Career Development Office

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Student Spotlight

Rebekah Reed, LL.M.

Rebekah Reed, LL.M.

UHLC LL.M. student Reed has article published in national health policy journal more...