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Features

July 2016

Guanajuato Group

Many law students look for opportunities to differentiate themselves from their peers. For 26 years, the Guanajuato Summer Law Institute has provided students with the chance to gain a perspective of a different culture and legal system. Read more…


    Alumni

    July 2016

    Dustin Hunter

    This month’s Sidebar spotlight visited with Dustin K. Hunter, who was recently appointed as a Fifth Judicial District Judge in Roswell, New Mexico. Read more…


      Alumni

      July 2016

      A Private War

      Perry Cockerell recently published his first novel, A Private War. A Private War links the stories of military attorneys, soldiers, and war correspondents during World War II. It is available in paperback.


        Alumni

        July 2016

        Tim Newsom

        Tim Newsom joined Jeremi Young to form Young & Newsom, P.C. in Amarillo, Texas. The firm represents clients in business and employment law, construction law, estate and probate law, and personal-injury trial law.


          Alumni

          July 2016

          Andrew Schaffer

          Andrew C. Schaffer recently published a book titled Financial Planning for College Graduates. The book guides prospective and recent graduates in basic financial principles, including debt management, employee benefits, insurance, investments, retirement savings, taxes, and other topics.  It is available in both Kindle and paperback editions.


            Alumni

            July 2016

            Benson Varghese

            Benson Varghese has been selected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Varghese is the founder and managing partner of Varghese Summersett PLLC, a criminal-defense firm in Fort Worth.


              Development

              July 2016

              Charles Dunn

              Charles Dunn is no stranger to putting up a fight. While a law student, Dunn took home second place at Lubbock’s very own boxing match, Fight Night, after some encouragement from his peers. Dunn’s refusal to allow a financial-aid issue stand in his way of completing law school also demonstrated his toughness and grit. Read more…


                Faculty / Staff

                July 2016

                Read more for a recap of our faculty’s recent scholarship activity. Read more…


                  Features

                  June 2016

                  TYLA

                  Three recent Texas Tech Law graduates claimed the 2016 championship at the Texas Young Lawyers Association State Moot Court Competition in Fort Worth, which is held in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting. Read more…


                    Features

                    June 2016

                    Alumni Award Winners

                    Texas Tech Law honored 35 outstanding alumni and friends during the reception held in conjunction with the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Fort Worth. The awards recognized individuals for their contributions to Texas Tech Law, their communities, and various bar associations, and for career achievements. Read more…


                      Alumni

                      June 2016

                      Beck

                      This month’s Sidebar spotlight visits with John D. Beck of New York City. Beck is a senior associate at Hogan Lovells US, LLP and focuses on financial restructuring, insolvency, and related financial and commercial matters.  Read more…


                        Features

                        June 2016

                        Ag Law CLE

                        Texas Tech Law hosted the 10th Annual John Huffaker Course CLE on May 26–27. The two-day course was presented by TexasBarCLE and focused on agricultural law. Read more…