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Giving Back by Planning Ahead

When Maidie Ryan, ’01, was a student at UT Law, she took a summer associate position at a law firm where recent graduate Beth Ann Dranguet, ’99, worked. Dranguet was assigned as her mentor for the summer. The assignment stuck — the two have been friends ever since. “We’ve gone down the same paths,” Dranguet […]


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Photos from Diversity Weekend, February 22–23, 2013

The Law School’s annual Diversity Weekend was held February 22–23, 2013, at the University of Texas. Alumni from all over met with Dean Ward Farnsworth and representatives from the Center for Women in Law as well as students from the Asian Law Students Association, Chicano/Hispanic Students Association, OUTLaw, the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society, and the Women’s Law Caucus.


All In the Family

Hector De Leon, ’73, lives another chapter of his American dream as he passes management of his firm on to his son Ben, ’04.


Jeremy Reichman, ’12, earns top score on July Texas bar exam

Jeremy Reichman, ’12, earned the top score on the July 2012 Texas bar exam.


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Houston Alumni Party

Dean Ward Farnsworth traveled to Houston on October 24, 2012, to visit with Law School alumni.


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Fort Worth Alumni Party

Dean Ward Farnsworth traveled to Fort Worth on October 11, 2012, to visit with Law School alumni.


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San Antonio Alumni Party

Dean Ward Farnsworth traveled to San Antonio on September 28, 2012, to visit with Law School alumni.


Sheri Soltes, '84

Lives Worth Living

Sheri Soltes, ’84, has put her legal education and experience to an unusual use: training rescued shelter dogs to be service animals and companions for disabled people.


Scott Dahl, ’88, at the Smithsonian Institution’s Natural History Museum Rotunda in Washington, D.C., in front of Henry the elephant, an African bush elephant preserved and installed in 1959, the largest elephant ever prepared for a museum.

A Natural Evolution

Scott Dahl, ’88, is the new inspector general at the Smithsonian Institution, whose collections—and zoo!—he has loved since he was a child.


Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law recipient Michael O’Keefe Cowles, '12.

Michael O’Keefe Cowles, ’12, awarded UT Law post-graduate fellowship to pursue low-wage worker rights project in the Dallas-Fort Worth region

The University of Texas School of Law has awarded the 2012 Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law to third-year student Michael O’Keefe Cowles. The two-year fellowship, funded by Julius Glickman, ‘66, provides $45,000 per year for full-time legal work on a project sponsored by an existing public-interest legal organization and supervised by a licensed attorney.