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Society Games Star in Longhorn Network Video

Tug-of-war may have been rained out at the 2013 Society Games, but it hardly dampened the competition and spirit of the annual field day where dozens of law students gathered for an afternoon of fun and games. A community-building and recreation component of UT Law’s Society Program, the annual Society Games pit eight teams of […]


Student Life Center Stage During Law Week, Feb. 3 – 8

Law Week, The University of Texas School of Law’s annual celebration of student life organized by the Student Bar Association (SBA), begins Monday, Feb. 3 and concludes with the popular spring social, Casino Night, on Saturday, Feb. 8. New activities have been added to the week-long program, including additional service and social opportunities for current […]


Judge Edward C. Prado, '72, (third from left) with his clerks, left to right, Alex Zolan, Michelle Parthum, Derek Linkous, Kate Nanny, '12, and Amit Vora, at a Community Fellows meeting with the Sheffield Society in February 2012.

Judge Edward C. Prado, ’72, and clerks speak at the Law School

In February, students from the Sheffield Society met with Judge Edward C. Prado, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prado, a 1972 graduate of the Law School, serves as the community fellow for the Sheffield Society, which is one of eight societies in the Law School’s Society Program. Prado was joined for the talk by his current law clerks, Derek Linkous, Michelle Parthum, Amit Vora, and Alex Zolan, as well as third-year student Kate Nanny, ’12, who will clerk for Prado after graduating from the Law School.


Senator Rodney Ellis, '79,  with the leaders of the Hargrave Society at a Community Fellow event in Fall 2011. From left to right are Mentor Jeffrey Soffer, Society Coordinator Meredith Elkins, Senator Ellis, Interim Dean Stefanie Lindquist, Legislative Director and Legal Counsel to Senator Ellis Tina Tran,  and Mentor Andrew Tran.

Law Students meet with State Senator Rodney Ellis, ’79, at the State Capitol

On Wednesday, February 22, 2012, students from the Law School’s Hargrave Society met with Senator Rodney Ellis, ’79, in the Betty King Committee Room at the State Capitol. Ellis serves as the Community Fellow for the Hargrave Society, which is one of the eight societies in the Law School’s Society Program.


On target! Among the many attractions of the Society Games is the water balloon launch.

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The Society Program has been building community as the Law School and beyond since 2004.