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Features

May 2019

Catherine joined The Bassett Firm in Dallas, Texas. Her areas of practice include personal injury, transportation litigation, premises liability and estate planning. She is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.


    Alumni

    May 2019

    Gary joined Cole Schotz P.C. as a member. He serves as lead counsel on intellectual property matters related to patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, and trade dress issues.


      Alumni

      May 2019

      Jimmy joined Winston & Strawn LLP as a partner in the firm’s Houston office. He joins Winston from Paul Hastings where he was a partner in the Corporate Department. His practice focuses on representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures, and corporate governance matters, primarily for energy companies, investment banks, and investors involved in the oil and gas exploration and production, midstream, and oil field services industries.


        Alumni

        May 2019

        Glenn, corporate partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been named to D Magazine’s 2019 list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. The Best Lawyers list, open to all attorneys with a valid Texas Bar number, is published annually and honors attorneys who offer unparalleled counsel in their primary area of practice.


          Faculty / Staff

          April 2019

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


            Features

            April 2019

            On Saturday, March 3, about 270 Texas Tech Law alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends gathered for the 15th Annual Scholarship Gala at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Read more…


              Features

              Students

              April 2019

              Congratulations to 2Ls Jordan Harrison and Tylynn Payne and 3L Amanda Voeller, who claimed Texas Tech Law’s 45th national advocacy championship at the National Gaming Law Moot Court Competition on March 3, 2019 in Las Vegas. The trio beat 25 other teams on their way to the title.

              Special thanks to coaches Rob Sherwin ’01, Rishi Batra, and Alex Pearl. Additional thanks to Professor Wes Cochran—one of the nation’s experts in the subject matter—and Brandon Beck ’12, who helped the team prepare.


                Features

                April 2019

                Texas Tech Law hosted its annual Diversity Week to celebrate the importance of diversity and inclusion March 4-7, 2019. Students, faculty, and staff gathered throughout the week to hear from great speakers presenting on a variety of topics in diversity in the legal profession. Read more…


                  Features

                  April 2019

                  The Organization of Women Law Students (“OWLS”) hosted guest speaker Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson ’95 in celebration of Women’s History Month on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Mayor Nelson spoke on leadership and the importance of developing a plan for receiving criticism.

                  OWLS will also host Magistrate Judge Lee Ann Reno ’94 at the Law School on April 23, 2019.


                    Features

                    April 2019

                    The Texas Tech Law Public Interest Auction had another successful year. On Thursday, March 21, the Lubbock Area Bar Association and Texas Tech law community joined together and got into the bidding spirit. Read more…


                      Features

                      April 2019

                      Texas Tech Law Review hosted the 13th Annual Criminal Law Symposium on Friday, March 29, 2019. The symposium featured all-star panels discussing and celebrating Professor Arnold Loewy’s extensive scholarship in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure, and free speech. The panels discussed four categories of Professor Loewy’s work: (1) Articles Written as Plays, (2) Fourth Amendment Articles, (3) Confessions Articles, and (4) Substantive Criminal Law Articles.


                        Students

                        April 2019

                        Pro Bono Spring Break, sponsored by the State Bar of Texas, provides structured opportunities for pro bono work at a legal services organization during spring break. This year, 4 Texas Tech law students participated in placements with Disability Rights Texas in Austin, Catholic Charities in Dallas, and with legal aid clinics in Amarillo and Lubbock.


                          Features

                          April 2019

                          On Friday, March 1, 2019 the Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal, led by Executive Symposium Editor Meg McIntyre and Editor-in-Chief Alexandra Jones, hosted the 11th Annual Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal CLE and Expo. Read more…


                            Alumni

                            April 2019

                            Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Mark Griffin to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents for a term set to expire on January 31, 2025.