June 4, 2013 - University of Houston Law Center alumni Michaiah Chatman '12, Kieone H. Cochran LL.M. '13, and David Valdez '13 were selected recently as finalists in the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program. The program is run through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and is designed to develop a group of potential government leaders by serving as a leadership training ground. Finalists are awarded a two-year placement in a Federal agency with the possibility of a permanent position. This year the PMF program received 12,120 applications and only 663 graduates were named as finalists.