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Welcome, UHLC Alumni!

Kris Thomas

Welcome! As president of the University of Houston Law Alumni Association, I am excited to tell you about the dedicated community of legal professionals that is your law alumni association. Our community is comprised of highly respected legal professionals who are leaders in their fields. By graduating from The University of Houston Law Center you have joined a network of esteemed colleagues representing the brightest minds practicing law today. more...

Kris L. Thomas ’83
2023-2024 UH Law Alumni Association President



Law, Community, and Social Justice Conference


Join artists, government officials, and academics for discussions on art, law, community, and social justice, as well as the scholarship of the late Professor Michael A. Olivas. Following the panel presentations, tour the artwork and named spaces at the
University of Houston John M. O'Quinn Law Building.

4170 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-6060

 Friday, Sept. 22, 2023
9:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central
In-Person and Virtual


2022-2023 UH Law Alumni Association Awards Winners

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 UH Law Alumni Association Awards Winners!

Dean's Award:  Danny M. Sheena '95

President's Award:  Laura Gibson '84

Alumnus Of The Year Award:  Capt. Reginald E. McKamie, USN (Ret.) '86

Corporate Sector Achievement Award:  Melody J. Wang '12

Faculty Distinction Award:  Professor Jessica L. Roberts

Honorary Alumnus Award:  Judge Andrew M. Edison and Professor Craig Joyce

James M. Roach Law Fund Volunteer Award:  William J. Jackson '92

Law Gala & Auction Award:  Troy (’98) & Christin Chandler

Private Practice Achievement Award:  Edwin Sullivan '97

Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award:  Drew Willey '14

Pro Bono/Community Service & Leadership Award:  Jennifer A. Hasley '95

Diversity & Inclusion Award:  Shannon A.S. Quadros '10

Rising Star Award:  Edward B. Goolsby '14 and Kim Mai '12



Alumni Spotlight

UHLC Alumna Zeinab Kachmar Zahid ’17 redefines work-life balance by starting a solo practice

Zeinab Kachmar Zahid ’17

September 20, 2023 — University of Houston Law Center alumna Zeinab Kachmar Zahid (J.D. ‘17) has begun a solo practice as ZKZ Law PLLC in Houston.




Become a Mentor

Mentors in the program make a one-year commitment to their assigned mentee(s) to offer assistance with the varied aspects of professional development, including choosing a career path, networking, their job search, and learning how to execute an effective career plan.


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Alumni News & Highlights

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2020 Women of the Law Dinner


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