The Dean's Society recognizes donors who have given a minimum of $2,500 to the Law Fund, the annual unrestricted giving program of the UH Law Center. Dean’s Society membership is automatic and renewable each year. Members are invited to attend special events with the dean and faculty. Several giving levels distinguish the Dean’s Society.

Members as of

Dean’s Council: Annual Gifts of $20,000-$24,999

William “Tim” Moore ‘90
Retired, Plains All American Pipeline, LP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Founders Council: Annual Gifts of $15,000-$19,999

Stephen P. Koch ’92
Univation Technologies

William L. Maynard ’73
Beirne, Maynard & Parsons

Stephen Wallace ’83
Westlake Chemical
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)


Leadership Council: Annual Gifts of $10,000 to $14,999

Susan L. Bickley ’84
Blank Rome LLP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Alice A. Brown '82
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Ronald L. Clendenen '75

Clay E. Crawford ‘75   
Law Offices of Clay E. Crawford PC

Jeff C. Dodd ’79 & Susan Ohsfeldt ’79
Andrews Kurth LLP

Billie J. Ellis, Jr. ‘78
Locke Lord LLP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Charles W. Matthews ’70

Marie C. McGowan ’91
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Janice L. Robertson ’76

Robert Schick ’81
Schick & Copeland LLP

Robert C. Sohns, Jr. ‘72
Lone Star Legal Aid
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

William P. Swenson ‘87
Hilcorp Energy Company
        Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2015-2018)

Brad Tucker ’79
Mustang Machinery Co. Ltd.

John T. Unger ‘77
Thompson & Knight LLP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Alvin Zimmerman ‘ 67
Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Scholars Council: Annual Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

Leonard M. Baynes
Dean and Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center

Peter G. Dorflinger ’75

R. Dan Fontaine ’82
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

George F. and Catherine Goolsby
Baker Botts LLP

Tom Hetherington ’98
Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP

Thomas M. Kirkendall ’79
Law Office of Tom Kirkendall

Michael P. Kessler ’73
Proskauer Rose LLP

Leigh Ann '85 & Gregory C. '85 King
GCK Ventures LLC

W. Ronald Robins ‘69

John Shely ’86
Andrews Kurth LLP

Susan A. Stanton ’92
Zukowski, Bresenhan & Sinex LLP

Gail '86 and Willie D. ’84 Wood
Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.

Fellows Council: Annual Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

Pamela '82 and Marty '78 Akins

Judith A. Blissard ‘87
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Elaine Block '78
Elaine Block

David J. Bolen ’85
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Frank R. Bradley ’92
Greenberg  Traurig, LLP

Victoria ’86 & John O. ’78 Brentin
Porter & Hedges LLP

Julia A. Brouhard ’81
Ray, Robinson, Carle & Davies PLLC

Janet C. M. Buchert ’85
Shell Oil Company

Marcilynn A. Burke
Associate Dean, University of Houston Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Michael Darden '86
Latham & Watkins LLP

Louis J. Davis ‘76
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Dennis E. Diesen LL.M. '09

Kirk Lee Dobbins’93
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.

Timothy M. Donoughue ’94
Baker Hughes

Patrice L. Ferguson ’89
Ferguson, Camp & Poll

William N. Finnegan ’81
Latham & Watkins LLP

Tanya A. Fischer ‘03
Andrews Kurth LLP

David K. Fiveson '78
Butler, Fitzgerald, Fiveson & McCarthy, P.C.

Shawn H. Foster ’02
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Wendy Goldstein ’95
Cooley LLP

Pete L. Gonzalez ’94

Warren W. Harris ’88
Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP

John F. Higgins, IV ‘83
Porter Hedges LLP

Jarvis V. Hollingsworth '93
Bracewell & Giuliani

Joe Holzer ’76
Andrews Kurth LLP

William J. Jackson ’92
Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs

Professor Paul Janicke
UH Law Center

Professor Craig Joyce
UH Law Center

Katharine ’12 and Blaine ‘12 Larson
Norton Rose Fulbright and Heim Payne & Chorush LLP

Judy Lee ‘80
Foster Quan LLP

Nancy Collier LeGros '93
Christus Health

Cynthia M. Mabry ‘10
Mayer Brown LLP

Victor N. Makris ‘ 77
Makris Law Firm P.C.

Dwayne L. Mason ’93
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Daniel E. McCormick ’79
Andrews Kurth LLP

James McKibben '69
McKibben, Woolsey & Villarreal LLP

Paul L. Mitchell '86
Andrews Kurth LLP

Paul D. ’95 & Mindy ’96 Moak
McKool Smith

E. Lee Morris '93
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr

Ewell E. Murphy, Jr.

Marvin D. Nathan ’65, '69
Nathan Sommers Jacobs, A Professional Corporation

Michael E. Nugent '72
Law Offices of Michael E. Nugent

Professor Michael A. Olivas
UH Law Center

Harry A. Perrin ’80
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Cheryl S. Phillips '89
Andrews Kurth LLP

Lawrence J. Pirtle ’66

Doris Rodriguez '80
Andrews Kurth LLP

Thomas W. Ryan

Jennifer Simons ’05
Parker Drilling

The Honorable Ruby Kless Sondock ‘62

Neal S. Sutton III ’72

Kris L. '83 & T. Neil '84 Thomas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court and Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP

Jim Tillson '79

Richard Whiteley ’99
Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP