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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

The University of Houston Law Center combines excellence, diversity and a great location in Houston, the 4th largest U.S. city and home to one of the world's largest legal markets.

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Faculty Experts

Briefcase Radio: Legal Literacy

Professor Alissa Gomez Legal aid and pro bono are commonly used to provide legal help to low income individuals. However, demand for this assistance far exceeds supply. Professor Alissa Gomez discusses problems and solutions. more...


University of Oklahoma College of Law Professor Sarah Burstein served as the keynote speaker at the Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law’s fall lecture.Expert analyzes lack of clear standard for design patents at IPIL’s 26th Annual Fall Lecture more... 

UH Law Center Professor Thompson appointed to international forensic science organization  UH Law Center Professor Thompson appointed to international forensic science organization more...

HudsonLaw schools with top environmental law programs select UH Law Center profs as distinguished visiting environmental scholars more...

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Featured Alum

Susan Myres '82

Susan Myres '82UH Law Center graduate elected president of national family law organization more...



Career Development Office

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Student Spotlight

Thomas Dougherty, 3L

Thomas Dougherty, 3L

UH Law Center student selected for U.S. Air Force JAG program more...