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Jim Hawkins

Professor of Law
Alumnae College Professor in Law


J.D. University of Texas School of Law
B.A. Baylor University

Jim Hawkins earned his J.D. from the University of Texas, where he was the Grand Chancellor and served as the Chief Articles Editor of the Texas Law Review. He has published or placed articles in Science, the UCLA Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Indiana Law Journal, the Boston University Law Review, the William and Mary Law Review, and the Harvard Journal on Legislation, among other journals. He has had papers selected for the Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum and for the Petrie-Flom Center’s annual conference at Harvard Law School.

Professor Hawkins joined the University of Houston Law Center after clerking for the Honorable Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and working with the Houston office of Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP. His research and teaching interests include commercial and business law, the fringe banking industry, professional responsibility, and the fertility business. His research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other media outlets.