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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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Learn more about the University of Houston Law Center’s J.D. and LL.M. programs.


Faculty Experts

Briefcase Radio: Street Law Program

Ellen MarrusLaw-related education is an effective way of engaging youth to become more productive citizens. Professor Ellen Marrus is a leader in this field and explains the benefits. more...


Karen JonesUH Law Center pivots to online instruction to flatten the COVID-19 pandemic curve more...

Tony ChaseUH Law Center's Chase chosen to lead regional relief efforts in response to COVID-19 pandemic more...

coronavirusUH Law Center's Health Law & Policy Institute organizes COVID-19 legal resources toolkit more...

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Featured Alum

Hannah Melcer '18 and Timothy Sullivan '18

Kärt Pormeister '15UH Law Center alumni launch practice with help from Solo Incubator Program more...



Career Development Office

GirlThe Law Center's Career Development Office is here to help law students and alumni in achieving their career goals.

Student Spotlight

Porscha Allen, 3L

Porscha Allen, 3LFueled by ‘passion to help others’ UH Law Center student using legal skills to improve rights of disabled people more...