Continuing Legal Education Programs

The University of Houston Law Center provides a variety of continuing legal education programs for its alumni and the legal community.

Every year, the Law Center offers its alumni five to eight free CLE programs. In addition, UHLC also hosts a number of paid CLE programs, including the nationally recognized Annual Ethics and Compliance Symposium.

For questions about upcoming programs, contact Tanisha Green at



23rd Annual Frankel Lecture

Hotel Alessandra
1070 Dallas St. | Houston, TX 77002
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Houston Law Review
presents the

23rd Annual Frankel Lecture

Gabriella Blum
Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Harvard Law School

"The Paradox of Power: The Modern Norms of Warfare"
with commentators:

Ian Hurd
Professor, Legal Studies and Director, International Studies Program Northwestern School of Law

Kenneth Anderson
Professor of Law
American University College of Law

The Art of Business Litigation

River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77019
A Conversation (Business & Ethics) and CLE

The Order of the Coif's Distinguished Visitor - Abbe R. Gluck, J.D.

University of Houston Law Center  
109 BLB
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Reception to Follow

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. She joined Yale Law School in 2012, having previously served on the faculty of Columbia Law School. She is an expert on Congress and the political process, federalism, civil procedure, and health law, and is the chair emerita of Section on Legislation and the Law of the Political Process for the Association of American Law Schools. Gluck has extensive experience working as a lawyer in all levels of government. She earned her B.A. from Yale University, summa cum laude, and her J.D. from Yale Law School. Following law school, she clerked for then-Chief Judge Ralph K. Winter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Gluck's scholarship has been published in the Yale Law Journal, the Harvard Law Review, the Stanford Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, and many other journals. Among her most recent work is the most extensive empirical study ever conducted about the realities of the congressional law-making process and the Harvard Law Review's Supreme Court issue comment on King v. Burwell, the 2015 challenge to the Affordable Care Act. She also served as co-counsel on a Supreme Court brief in both King and the 2012 ACA challenge, NFIB v. Sebelius.


Policing and Community Relations CLE

Krost Hall, University of Houston Law Center

8:30am Registration and Coffee
9:00am - 3:00pm Program

Justice Ruby Kless Sondock
Jurist-in-Residence Lectureship in Legal Ethics
Judge Vanessa D. Gilmore

Implicit Bias and the Courts
University of Houston Law Center
Bates Law Building - Room109
1 Hour CLE
Reception to follow in the Albertus Room

"Food for Thought" a Reunion Weekend CLE Program  

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UH Law Center, Room BLB 109

Join UH Law for "Food for Thought" a CLE program (1.0 CLE with 1.0 Ethics Pending) addressing the ethical considerations which are particularly critical in pro bono cases led by Diane McManus, Clinical Supervising Attorney, University of Houston Law Center and Alissa Gomez, Lecturer, University of Houston Law Center. This program will take place on Friday, November 9, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at UH Law Center as part of Reunion Weekend 2018. A reception will follow at Calhoun's Rooftop Grill.

Complimentary. Advanced registration required.


Human Trafficking 2018 and beyond

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion, 
MD Anderson Library, University of Houston, 
4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004

November 16, 2018 

Center for U.S. and Mexican Law (US-MEX LAW) and HOBBY School of Public Affairs, University of Houston

4.25 CLE and 1.5 ethics

Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Worksop


Keynote Speaker:
Lory Rosenberg
Former Member of the 
Board of Immigration Appeals

Monday, December 17, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.