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Frank G. Evans 2014-2015 Scholarship               Joseph A. Vail Memorial Scholarship
In commemoration of Honoable Frank                 To honor the memory of Joseph Vail,
G. Evans, this scholarship is awared to            Director of the Immigration Clinic, this
students for outstanding performance in            award is given to a student who has
the Mediation Clinic. Honorable Frank G.           demonstrated interest in immigration
Evans is referred to as the “Father of ADR         law and also great advocacy on behalf of
in Texas,” because he was responsible for          immigrants through course work and
drafting the Texas ADR statutes now part of        involvement with the clinic.
section 154 of the Texas Civil Practice and        Donor: 	 Friends and Family
Remedies Code. He was also the original            	 of Joseph A. Vail
Donor to fund UH Law Center’s A.A. White           Recipient: 	 Eglantine Pauvarel Moss
Dispute Resolution Center.
Donor: 	 HBA ADR Section                           Samson Memorial Animal Law
	 and Friends of Frank Evans                       Scholarship
Recipients: Megan Mikutis Kiemig                   This scholarship is in memory of Moe and
	 Daniel C. Willard                                Louis Nasr’s beloved German Shepherd
                                                   dog, Samson. Awarded to a student who
Irving J. Weiner                                   has demonstrated a passion for and
Memorial Scholarship                               commitment to animal advocacy.
Awarded to a student who excelled in the           Donor: 	 Mr. & Mrs. Moe Nasr
Legal Aid Clinic                                   Recipient: 	 Michael H. Ghutzman
Donor: 	 Mrs. Irving J. Weiner
	 and friends of Irving J. Weiner                  James F. Carmody
Recipient: 	 Karla V. Garcia                       Memorial Scholarship
                                                   Awarded in memory of James F. Carmody,
Sam Williamson Fellowship                          this scholarship is given to a law student
in Immigration Law                                 who served in the military and is in good
This scholarship was created in memory             academic standing. The selection was based
of Sam Williamson, a tireless advocate for         on a essay detailing how the characteristics
immigrants. His career spanned more than           of a good soldier can transfer to the practice
five decades during which he fought fiercely       of law.
for the rights of his clients. It is awarded to a  Donor: 	 James Baine
student who is committed to the practice of        Recipient: 	 David Robledo
immigration law.
Donor: 	 Family and Friends                        Gay C. Brinson '57 Memorial Fund
	 of Sam Williamson                                In memory of Gay C. Binson, this
Recipient: 	 Nneka I. Morah                        scholarship is awarded to a student who has
                                                   excelled academically and is member of the
                                                   moot court or mock trial team.
                                                   Donor: 	 Friends of Gay C. Brinson
                                                   Recipient: 	 Yong J. Eoh

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