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Annual Giving

Your Gift Makes A Difference

Annual support to the Law Fund, or the leadership annual giving society, Dean‘s Society, enables innovation, and provide fuel for growth. The Law Fund’s flexible funding unlocks potential and allows faculty and students to do more, go farther, and dream bigger. This funding makes it possible for UHLC to continue leading legal education while also standing strong to weather crises without losing momentum.


  • Student Scholarships & Emergency Support that remove obstacles to attending UHLC
  • Career Development Programs like our solo-practitioner incubator
  • Recruitment & Retention of Top-Tier Faculty
  • Stipends for internships in public interest fields
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts like the Pipeline Program
  • Alumni Engagement Opportunities and much more

Ways to Make an Impact

The Law Fund: This is the most popular vehicle through which our supporters give to UHLC. Every gift makes an impact, no matter the size.

The Dean’s Society (Law Fund Annual Giving Society): Our premiere annual giving society, Dean’s Society members receive exclusive benefits including:

  • Reserved invitations to special dinners, receptions, lectures, and other events;
  • Insider access to the Law Center, Dean Baynes, and input on the Law Center's strategic direction;
  • Special recognition in Major UHLC Publications

100% Challenge: The 100% Challenge is a volunteer-led, peer-to-peer annual giving campaign that increases participation in giving back to the Law Fund. Alumni volunteers at their organizations rally support for and share the impact of unrestricted giving with their UHLC colleagues

Participating alumni and their organizations receive benefits including:

  • Recognition in the Houston Business Journal
  • Prominent acknowledgement near the UHLC Career Development Office

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