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The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

The faculty of the University of Houston Law Center is among the largest and most distinguished in the country. Comprised of 43 Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty, 12 Clinical Faculty who teach in our clinics and first-year legal writing program, an additional 20 full time non-tenure track faculty members, and more than 100 adjunct faculty, UH’s reputation for scholarly and teaching excellence is widely recognized. The Law Center’s highly prolific faculty publish in the leading law reviews in the country and their work has been very influential with commentators, lawyers and courts throughout the country, and the world. The Law Center’s commitment to teaching excellence is equally notable. Since 2001 eight faculty members at the Law Center have won the UH Teaching Excellence Award, the highest university-wide teaching award. Beyond the university, our faculty have been widely recognized for their outstanding teaching.

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Tenure/Tenure Track Professor

Leonard Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

Dean and Professor of Law

Emily Berman
Emily  Berman

Associate Professor

Johnny Buckles
Johnny Rex Buckles

Professor of Law and the Mike and Teresa Baker College Professor

Darren Bush
Darren  Bush

Leonard B. Rosenberg College
Professor of Law

Seth Chandler
Seth J. Chandler

Law Foundation Professor of Law

Anthony Chase
Anthony R. Chase

Associate Professor of Law

David Crump
David  Crump

John B. Neibel Professor of Law

Richard Dole
Richard F. Dole

Bobby Wayne Young Professor of Consumer Law

David Dow
David R. Dow

Cullen Professor of Law

Meredith Duncan
Meredith J. Duncan

Professor of Law
George Butler Research Professor of Law
Assistant Dean of Diversity, Inclusion and Metropolitan Programs

Dave Fagundes
Dave  Fagundes

Baker Botts LLP Professor of Law,
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Victor Flatt
Victor B. Flatt

Dwight Olds Chair in Law

Jim Hawkins
Jim  Hawkins

Professor of Law
Alumnae College Professor in Law

Lonny Hoffman
Lonny  Hoffman

Law Foundation Professor of Law

Paul Janicke
Paul M. Janicke

Professor of Law

Craig Joyce
Craig  Joyce

Hunton Andrews Kurth Professor of Law, and
Co-Director, Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law

Zachary Kaufman
Zachary D. Kaufman

Associate Professor of Law and Political Science in the Law Center

Renee Knake Jefferson
Renee  Knake Jefferson

Professor of Law and the Joanne and Larry Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics
Director, Law Center Outcomes and Assessments

Valerie Koch
Valerie Gutmann Koch

Assistant Professor of Law

Sapna Kumar
Sapna  Kumar

Law Foundation Professor of Law
Co-Director for the Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law

David Kwok
David  Kwok

Associate Professor

Peter Linzer
Peter  Linzer

Professor of Law

Jessica Mantel
Jessica Lind Mantel

Professor of Law
George A. Butler Legal Research Professor
Co-Director; Health Law & Policy Institute

Ellen Marrus
Ellen  Marrus

Royce Till Professor of Law
Director, Center for Children, Law & Policy

Andrew Michaels
Andrew C. Michaels

Assistant Professor of Law

Douglas Moll
Douglas K. Moll

Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P. Professor of Law

Daniel Morales
Daniel I. Morales

Associate Professor of Law; George A. Butler Research Professor

James Nelson
James D. Nelson

Associate Professor of Law and Business

Thomas Oldham
Thomas  Oldham

John H. Freeman Professor of Law

Robert Ragazzo
Robert  Ragazzo

University of Houston Law Foundation Professor of Law

D. Theodore Rave
D. Theodore  Rave

George A. Butler Research Professor,
Associate Professor of Law

Jessica Roberts
Jessica L. Roberts

Professor of Law, Leonard H. Childs Chair in Law
Professor of Medicine
Director, Health Law & Policy Institute

Joseph Sanders
Joseph  Sanders

A.A. White Professor of Law

Sandra Thompson
Sandra Guerra Thompson

Newell H. Blakely Chair;
Director, Criminal Justice Institute

Elizabeth Trujillo
Elizabeth  Trujillo

Mary Ann & Lawrence E. Faust Professor of Law
Founding Director, Initiative on Global Law and Policy for the Americas

Ronald Turner
Ronald  Turner

A.A. White Professor of Law

Greg Vetter
Greg  Vetter

Associate Dean, HIPLA College Professor of Law

Gina Warren
Gina S. Warren

Professor of Law
George Butler Research Professor;
UH Energy Fellow;
Co-director of EENR

Amanda Watson
Amanda  Watson

Director of the O'Quinn Law Library, Assistant Professor of Law

Bret Wells
Bret  Wells

Professor of Law,
Law Foundation Professor of Law

Kellen Zale
Kellen  Zale

Associate Professor

Clinical Faculty

Katherine Brem
Katherine Brem
Clinical Associate Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Megan Davis
Megan Davis
Clinical Assistant Professor

Alissa Gomez
Alissa Gomez
Clinical Assistant Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Christopher Heard
Christopher Heard
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of Entrepreneurship & Community Development Clinic

Whitney Heard
Whitney Heard
Clinical Associate Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Janet Heppard
Janet Heppard
Clinical Professor
Director, Clinical Legal Education Program
Director, Civil Practice Clinic

Geoffrey Hoffman
Geoffrey Hoffman
Clinical Professor
Director, Immigration Clinic

Hilary Reed
Hilary Reed
Clinical Associate Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Lauren Simpson
Lauren Simpson
Clinical Associate Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Kenneth Swift
Kenneth Swift
Clinical Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Irene Ten Cate
Irene Ten Cate
Clinical Assistant Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Tasha Willis
Tasha Willis
Clinical Associate Professor
ADR Director and Mediation Clinic Professor

Other Faculty and Instructors

Paul  Asofsky
Paul  Asofsky
Tax LL.M. Director

Julian Cardenas Garcia
Julian Cardenas Garcia
Research Assistant Professor

Katya Dow
Katya Dow
Professor of Practice and Supervising Attorney, Juvenile and Children's Advocacy Project

Michael Ewer
Michael Ewer
Professor of Practice

Leah Fowler
Leah Fowler
Research Assistant Professor
Health Law & Policy Institute

Amy Hawk
Amy Hawk
Associate Director, Blakely Advocacy Institute

Tracy Hester
Tracy Hester
Instructional Associate Professor of Law

Cassandra Jeu
Cassandra Jeu
Legal Clinic Supervisor

Jim Lawrence
Jim Lawrence
Executive Director, Blakely Advocacy Institute, and Interim Director, A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center

Alfonso Lopez de la Osa Escribano
Alfonso Lopez de la Osa Escribano
Director, Center for U.S. and Mexican Law and Adjunct Professor

Ryan Marquez
Ryan Marquez
Professor of Practice

Diane McManus
Diane McManus
Legal Clinic Supervisor

Jeffrey Newberry
Jeffrey Newberry
Legal Clinic Supervisor

Bill  Powers
Bill  Powers
Director of Internship & Externship Programs

Ronald  Scott
Ronald  Scott
Research Professor; Health Law and Policy Institute

Josephine Sorgwe
Josephine Sorgwe
Legal Clinic Supervisor

Rosemary Vega
Rosemary Vega
Lecturer

Denney Wright
Denney Wright
Professor of Practice

Visiting Professors

Emeritus Faculty

Faculty In Memoriam

Adjunct Faculty