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News from Texas Tech University School of Law

Alumni

February 2019

Riley was named president-elect of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation for 2019. In her practice with Dykema, Riley is a commercial litigator who advises clients with matters related to all stages of pretrial and trial work in state and federal court.


    Alumni

    February 2019

    Sanchez joined the board of directors of Refuge International. Longview-based Refuge International builds collaborative relationships in Guatemala to provide medical services to underserved populations.


      Alumni

      February 2019

      Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Stretcher to the Eleventh Court of Appeals for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.


        Faculty / Staff

        February 2019

        Read more to see all our faculty media and scholarship. Read more…


          Features

          December 2018

          Texas Tech Law hosted a reception on December 17 to celebrate the accomplishment of our December graduates.

          Dean Jack Wade Nowlin welcomed the graduates and their guests, who were then greeted by Associate Dean for Student Life Sofia Chapman, and 3L Student Bar Association President Spencer Young (’19). Spencer shared fun personal stories he’s had with each of the nine graduates.

          These graduates are invited to return for the formal hooding ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Chancellor Emeritus Kent Hance will deliver the commencement address. We look forward to all the exciting things these graduates will accomplish and are excited to welcome them back to Lubbock in May.


            Features

            December 2018

            The Annual Scholarship Gala is just around the corner on March 2, 2019, at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center. We invite you to join us and reconnect with old friends, meet the new generation of Texas Tech law students, and honor the excellence and achievements of fellow alumni. Read more…


              Faculty / Staff

              Features

              December 2018

              Dean Jack Wade Nowlin, a San Angelo native and Angelo State University alumnus, delivered the commencement addresses during ASU’s fall graduation ceremonies on Saturday, December 15, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena. Read more…


                Alumni

                December 2018

                Bailey has joined the Dallas office of international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as an associate in the Firm’s Corporate Department.


                  Alumni

                  December 2018

                  Decker received the Outstanding Early Career Alumni award for his outstanding leadership and contributions in career, public service and/or volunteer activities within 15 years of graduation at the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Legacy and Leadership Banquet.


                    Alumni

                    December 2018

                    Dixon has been elected president of the Board of Bar Commissioners, the 22-member governing board of the State Bar of New Mexico, and was sworn into the post on December 13, 2018.


                      Alumni

                      December 2018

                      District Judge Robert W. Kinkaid, Jr., who has served in the position for 16 years, will retire on December 31, 2018.


                        Alumni

                        December 2018

                        Trimble joined Sprouse Shrader Smith, a full service law firm with offices in Amarillo, Austin, and Victoria, as an associate attorney. Trimble joins the Amarillo office where his primary focus is to assist clients with individual and business tax issues, the formation of entities, executive compensation plans, and the purchase or sale of a business.


                          Alumni

                          December 2018

                          West, a partner in the Corporate Department at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been recognized by D CEO in its 2019 Dallas 500 publication as one of the Dallas area’s most powerful and influential business leaders. This marks the fourth consecutive year that West has been so honored.

                          The special annual publication, produced by D CEO’s editors after nearly a year of research and interviews, honors the most prominent business leaders in more than 60 industry categories who make Dallas-Fort Worth’s economy tick. West was featured in the Law – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) subcategory.