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Law Center 75th Anniversary 1947 – 2022

75th Anniversary Featured Interviews

Judge Ruby Kless Sondock

Staff

Sondra Tennessee: Award-winning advocate for law students

Judge Ruby Kless Sondock

Alumna

Judge Ruby Kless Sondock: First female Texas Supreme Court Justice

John Mixon

Alumni/Professor

John Mixon: Historian, Cartoonist and Beloved Professor

Jaqueline Weaver

Alumna/Professor

Jacqueline Weaver: Oil and Gas Expert, Internationally Sought-After Scholar

Sandra Guerra Thompson

Professor

Sandra Guerra Thompson: Criminal Law Specialist and First Latina Tenured Professor in Texas

Charisma Nguepdo

Student

Charisma Nguepdo: First African American Editor of Houston Law Review

Nancy B. Rapoport

Dean

First Female Dean in Law Center History (Dean Nancy B. Rapoport 2000 – 2006)

Dean Leonard M. Baynes

Dean

Dean’s Thoughts on 75th Anniversary (Dean Leonard M. Baynes 2014 – Present)

Judge Phyllis Randolph Frye

Alumna

Judge Phyllis Randolph Frye, LGBTQ Pioneer

Judge Fortunato Benavides

Alumni

Judge Fortunato Benavides: First Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge

James"Jim"Lemond

Alumni

James "Jim" Lemond, first African American graduate of the University of Houston Law Center

 

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