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DYKEMA GOSSETT: Dykema’s Dallas Offices Grows with the Addition of Four Trial Attorneys

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Dykema Gossett issued the following announcement on Feb. 7.Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced the addition of four attorneys to its growing Dallas office.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Public Finance Attorney Derrick Mitchell Joins Holland & Knight in Houston

By Press release submission | Jan 16, 2019

Derrick Mitchell, a public finance attorney with almost two decades of experience, has joined Holland & Knight's Houston office as a partner.

Fraternity formally answers lawsuit chastising pledge process

By John Suayan | Nov 2, 2018

HOUSTON – The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity recently responded to a University of Houston student’s state district lawsuit alleging its pledge process caused him to suffer a spleen injury.

Lawsuit: fraternity's pledge process resulted in prospect suffering injured spleen

By John Suayan | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A state district lawsuit asserts that the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity’s pledge process resulted in a University of Houston student sustaining a spleen injury two years ago.

Something is Amiss at UT Law School

By Mark Pulliam | May 10, 2018

I have great affection for my alma mater, the University of Texas School of Law, and am grateful for the excellent, affordable, and life-changing education I received there. I have previously reminisced about my student years (here and here), and from time to time have also offered some constructive criticism, mainly directed at the university administration as a whole, particularly regarding the leadership of UT President Greg Fenves.

South Texas College of Law keeps ‘Houston’ in name, just moves location

By David Yates | Nov 7, 2016

HOUSTON – Last month, a federal judge granted the University of Houston’s motion for a preliminary injunction in a trademark case brought after South Texas College of Law changed its name to the Houston College of Law.

University of Houston seeks injunction in law school name change dispute

By Carrie Salls | Jul 22, 2016

HOUSTON–The University of Houston has requested an interim injunction in the latest step of its legal battle to keep the former South Texas College of Law from changing its name to the Houston College of Law.

Houston law professor: Mass tort system good at weeding out ‘dogs’

By Mike Helenthal | Jun 6, 2016

HOUSTON – That so many fraudulent claims were identified in a Texas lawsuit stemming from the 2010 BP Deep Horizon oil spill is an indicator the mass torts system is working as intended, Richard Alderman, director of the University of Houston Consumer Law Center, recently told the SE Texas Record. 

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