The Black Law Alumni group was recently established in order to create a place for black law alumni to network, learn together, and enjoy group events, as well as support the school’s efforts to recruit minority students and promote diversity within the Law Center.
Mission:The University of Houston Law Center Black Law Alumni fosters alumni engagement between black graduates and students of the Law Center; cultivates a legacy of excellence through programming that unites, educates, and inspires; and promotes the diversity of faculty, students, and staff.
A steering committee is forming to develop additional plans for the BLA and activities for the coming year. For information on how to join, please contact Magda Herrera at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-743-3719.
The BLA held its first event, a virtual panel on Professional Leadership During a Pandemic, on May 21, 2020. Dean Leonard Baynes moderated the three panelist, which include Hon. Jarvis Hollingsworth, General Counsel, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., Sheshe Evans, Partner, HFW Law Firm, and Scott Lemond, General Counsel, Harris County Housing Authority. For the full story, click here.
More information coming soon…