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Mission

The mission of the Center for Children, Law & Policy is to engage in legal and interdisciplinary scholarship, advocacy and teaching to advance the interests of children through public policy.

Contact Information

4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204-6060
Main Phone: 713-743-1967
Email: Center4CLP@uh.edu
Directions: Google Maps

Director

ELLEN MARRUS
Director, Center for Children, Law & Policy
George Butler Research Professor of Law
University of Houston Law Center
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., University of San Francisco
B.A., Kean College

Distinguished Fellows

SACHA M. COUPET

SACHA M. COUPET
Assistant Professor, Director of Research, Civitas ChildLaw Center
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Ph.D. & M.A. (Psychology), Michigan
J.D., Pennsylvania
A.B., Washington University

In Memoriam

IreneRosenberg

IRENE MERKER ROSENBERG
L.L.B., New York University
B.A., City College of New York

More information about the Irene Merker Rosenberg Scholarship Program.

Irene Merker Rosenberg Child Advocacy Scholars

Mykal Peterson, B.S., University of Houston - Downtown

Kristen Guerrero Dorton, J.D., University of Houston Law Center, M.Ed., University of St. Thomas, B.A., University of Houston, B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

Jack LaPorte, B.A. California Polytechnic State University

Nicholas “Guilly” Guillory, B.A. St. Edwards University

More information about Scholars

Past Scholars

SHILOH CARTER
Disability Rights Texas
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.S., University of Texas at Austin

ALEX HUNT
Hunt Law Firm
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of Texas at Austin

CARA HENLEY JOHNSON
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
M.P.A., University of Washington
B.A., University of Washington

KATE MURRAY QUINN
J.D./M.B.A., University of Houston Law Center
B.A. Boston University

PATTY ZESUT
Exemplary Travel Advisors, LLC
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington

CHLOE WALKER
CILA (Children's Immigration Law Academy) at American Bar Association
J.D./M.S.W., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Rice University

UBANI UKUKU
Ubani E Ukuku Consulting
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of Georgia

AMANDA HILL
Hill Law PLLC
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Baylor University

JEANENE HOLLIDAY
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., M.Ed., University of Houston

TRACEY TOLL
Husch Blackwell
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.F.A., Butler University

LISA STEFFEK
Department of State Health Services
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
Ph.D., M.A., B.S., University of Texas at Austin

ALLISON ARTERBERRY KIMBLER
Bashen Corporation
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Texas A&M University

MEGAN MIKUTIS KEIMIG
Randle Law Office Ltd. LLP
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of Houston-Clear Lake

SARAH MUCKLEROY
Travis County Juvenile Public defenders Office
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

ASHLEY PIERCE
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Houston Baptist University

BRANDON SCHRECENGOST
Holistic Collaborative Negotiation LLC
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of Houston

LAUREN "ADDIE" FISHER
Tahirih Justice Center
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., University of Texas at Brownsville

ESTHER KIM
Lone Star Legal Aid
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Wesleyan University

ALEXANDRA WOLF
Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath PLLC
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder

ROCIO RODRIGUEZ RUIZ
Baker & McKenzie LLP
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Agnes Scott College

CAMILLE VAN KOTE
Esperanza Immigration Legal Services
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., Barnard College

DOMINIQUE VILLAREAL
Federal Public Defender’s Office
J.D., University of Houston Law Center

 JACK LAPORTE

J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A. California Polytechnic State University

CAROLINE IBRAHIM
Elsharnoby & Associates, P.C.
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of Houston

KRISTEN GUERRERO DORTON

J.D., University of Houston Law Center
M.Ed., University of St. Thomas
B.A., University of Houston
B.S., University of Houston-Clear Lake

NICHOLAS "GUILLY" GUILLORY

J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.A. St. Edwards University