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UH Law Centers hosts Spring Small and Midsize Firm Open House

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May 22, 2024 — Law students and recent graduates connected with more than 40 law firms during the 2024 Spring Small and Midsize Firm Open House, hosted by the University of Houston Law Center Career Development Office.

UHLC alumni offer insights on litigation law

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May 9, 2024 — Law students learned about the intricacies of litigation from practicing attorneys during the “Disputes Over Dinner: A Litigation Learning Event” organized by the Career Development Office (CDO) at the University of Houston Law Center.

Consider clerkships a career investment, panelists say at UHLC judicial event

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Feb. 28, 2024 — The University of Houston Law Center Career Development Office (CDO) organized a Judicial Lunch-and-Learn event to provide students with insights into clerkships, internships and networking opportunities with area federal judges and clerks.

Law students meet with top government agencies and nonprofits during UHLC career fair

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Feb. 14, 2024 — More than 50 local, state, and national government and nonprofit organizations gathered at the University of Houston Law Center to engage with students and recent graduates about employment and internship opportunities.

UH Law Center students connect with small and midsized firms during fall open house

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Oct. 11, 2023 — The University of Houston Law Center Career Development Office recently hosted the Fall Small & Midsize Firm Open House. The event brought together UHLC students and recent graduates with 35 employers from Houston-area firms with 50 or fewer attorneys.

Dressing for Success: Stylist provides tips to UHLC students for assembling the sharpest wardrobe for the legal profession

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Oct. 03, 2023 — Image consultant Natalie Weakly shared her expertise with law students on the art of dressing and styling for the legal profession during a seminar hosted by the Career Development Office at the University of Houston Law Center

UHLC students gain insights from transactional lawyers at lunch & learn

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Sept. 28, 2023 — University of Houston Law Center Career Development Office hosted its inaugural Transactional Lunch & Learn earlier this month. The event brought together Houston-area attorneys working the various transactional law practice specialties in an effort to expand students’ awareness of the different ways an attorney can work in a transactional law practice and empower them to further explore careers in transactional law.

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IRS, Reed Smith lawyers talk tax law, career paths with students during CDO events

April 15, 2022 – University of Houston Law Center students and alumni virtually discussed tax litigation and transactional law at events hosted Wednesday, April 6 by the Career Development Office (CDO), delving into big and small business dilemmas in tax law, petitions and appeals, and interview tips.

 

 

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UHLC Career Development Office host “Lunch with a Lawyer” featuring attorney David Brittain, Jr

Nov. 05, 2021 – David Brittain, Jr. advised students to take an honest assessment of their abilities and skills to gain perspective on career paths and fields of study during a recent “Dinner With a Lawyer” event hosted by the University of Houston Law Center’s Career Development Office (CDO). Assistant Dean for Career Development Tiffany J. Tucker served as the moderator.

 

 

 

CDO event speakers provide insights on clerkships, big law and business litigation

Nov. 01, 2021 – The Career Development Office (CDO) hosted the “Lunch with a Lawyer” featuring Squire Patton Boggs partner Michael Forshey ’81 and “Dinner with a Lawyer” highlighting U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division Trial Attorney Kaitlyn Barry ’19 during the fall semester.

 

 

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UH Law Center alumnus Adhikari ’19 details immigration law during “Dinner With a Lawyer” hosted by CDO

Oct. 1, 2021 – Sami Adhikari, a 2019 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center discussed immigration law, pinpointed personal hurdles in law school, and job hunting during the hiring freeze caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in a recent virtual “Dinner With a Lawyer” event hosted by the Career Development office.

 

 

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Career Development Office provides UH Law Center students with strategies for interviews

Oct. 1, 2021 – The University of Houston Law Center’s Career Development Office recently closed its five-session Summer Chat Series by hosting the virtual event, “Tell me about Yourself − How to Master the Question Everyone Hates.”

 

 

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Career Development Office presents style guide for professional and affordable attire

Sept. 10, 2021 – Two business attire experts shared their recommendations on how University of Houston Law Center students can build a professional image when seeking employment as an aspiring attorney.

 

 

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UH Law Center alumni hiring partners share tips on how to make the best impression during OCI as part of the Career Development Office Summer Career Chat Series

July 8, 2021 - Three members of the University of Houston Law Center Class of 2006 provided an employer's perspective on how law students can successfully navigate the On-Campus Interview Program. The virtual event, "How to Crush It During OCI - Insider Tips from Alumni Hiring Partners," was moderated by Assistant Dean for Career Development Tiffany J. Tucker. 

 

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Trio of UH Law Center graduates share their job hunt success strategies

May 24, 2021 - Three University of Houston Law Center alumni guided students through different stages of a job search during a virtual "Lunch with a Lawyer" event hosted by the Career Development Office.

 

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UH Law Center alumnus Garrett, Jr. '05 describes alternative career path during "Dinner With a Lawyer" event

May 18, 2021 - Reginald W. Garrett, Jr.'s career thus far has been a testament to his entrepreneurial savvy. The 2005 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center has worked in a marketing role for six college athletics programs, established a consulting firm specializing and marketing and fiduciary services, and started a company that has become a delivery service partner with Amazon..

 

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UH Law Center alumnus Ruiz '18 encourages open-mindedness toward career during CDO webinar

May 17, 2021 - Carlos Ruiz, a member of the University of Houston Law Center's class of 2018, described how his legal education has offered him professional versatility during a recent Lunch with a Lawyer event hosted by the Career Development Office. Associate Director for Career Development Chandria Jackson served as the moderator. The webinar was co-sponsored by the Intellectual Property Student Organization and the Latinx Law Students Association.

 

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UH Law Center alumnus Cody '90 details his ascent to managing partner of global law firm

April 19, 2021 - After spending the majority of his career as a litigator, Jeff Cody, who now serves as a national managing partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, said his career transition happened organically. Cody, a 1990 alumnus of the University of Houston Law enter, was a recent speaker at a "Lunch with a Lawyer" event hosted by the Career Development Office. Dean Leonard M. Baynes moderated the discussion.

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Patent litigator shares his tips to career success with UH Law Center students

March 30, 2021- Aden Allen, a senior associate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Austin advised students to be effective communicators and to take pride in their craft during a recent "Dinner with a Lawyer" event hosted by the University of Houston Law Center's Career Development Office. Associate Director for Career Development Chandria Jackson served as the moderator, and Allen was introduced by Dean Leonard M. Baynes.

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UH Law Center alumnus Campbell '19 shares early-career journey during CDO's "Dinner with a Lawyer" event

March 30, 2021- A recent graduate of the University of Houston Law Center told students and young alumni to go outside of their comfort zone when networking during a recent webinar hosted by the Career Development Office. Assistant Dean for Career Development Tiffany J. Tucker served as the moderator.

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Career Development Office offers strategies and tips to 1Ls seeking legal employment opportunities

March 2, 2021 – The Career Development Office’s (CDO) Passport to Success Professional Development Series recently provided fundamental career advising and professional training to first-year University of Houston Law Center students, giving direction on how to best seek out job opportunities and understand the employment process.

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Career Development Office provides primer on finding legal employment amidst pandemic

Oct. 27, 2020 - Recent alumni of the University of Houston Law Center learned about successful job search activities and strategies for securing post-graduate positions during the Career Development Office's presentation, “Recent Grad Training: Job Searching in the Era of COVID-19," on Oct. 12 held on Zoom.

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Judge Gray Miller ’78 tells UH Law Center students internships and clerkships are essential in understanding the court

Oct. 19, 2020 — U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller of the Southern District of Texas recently led a webinar, sharing insight and answering questions from University of Houston Law Center students to convey the benefits of judicial internships and clerkships for state or federal judges.