Law Student Scholarships

 
2019 Scholarship Recipients: 

Stephanie Grissom
Texas Tech University School of Law

Stephanie Grissom graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law in May, 2019. At Tech, she was a member of the Tax Law National Moot Court team and the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. In August, Ms. Grissom will be attending the Graduate Tax Program at NYU School of Law to obtain an LL.M in Taxation. Ms. Grissom is originally from the Dallas area and plans to return to Dallas to practice tax law after completing her LL.M.

 

Luis Leo
University of Texas School of Law

Luis R. Leos is a J.D. Candidate at The University of Texas School of Law and a Mexican attorney. Before coming to Texas, Luis graduated with highest honors from Instituto Tecnológico Autonómo de México where he obtained his L.L.B. (J.D. equivalent). Over the past years, Luis has obtained practical experience in tax, international trade, and corporate law by working for both U.S. and Mexican law firms. Upon graduation, he intends to develop an international corporate practice in Texas.

 
Cody Wilson
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Cody Wilson is in his final year of study at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law with graduation expected in May, 2020. He serves on the SMU Law Review, is a teaching assistant for Professor Gregory Crespi, and is a research assistant for Professor Christopher Hanna. Prior to attending law school, he obtained a Bachelor of Science with Special Distinction in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and worked for several years within the automotive industry. He looks forward to practicing tax law in Texas.  


Kathryn Torres
University of Houston Law Center



  

 
2018 Law Student Scholarship Recipients
  • Adam Bateman, South Texas College of Law Houston
  • Dominick Constantino, University of Texas School of Law
  • Alexandra Romeo, SMU Dedman School of Law
  • Lindsay Thomason, South Texas College of Law Houston
 
2017 Law Student Scholarship Recipients
  • Thomas Bettge, Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (Carlisle, PA)
  • Oscar Carrillo, Thurgood Marshall School of Law Texas Southern University (Houston)
  • Emily Fawcett, The University of Texas School of Law (Austin)
  • Mary Sommers, SMU Dedman School of Law (Dallas) 
 
2016 Law Student Scholarship Recipients
  • Jessica Kirk, SMU Dedman School of Law (Dallas)
  • Sharmeen Ladhani, Vanderbilt Law School (Nashville)
  •  Yang “Allyson” Li, The University of Houston Law Center (Houston)
  • Julio Mendoza-Quiroz, Texas Tech University School of Law (Lubbock)
     
2015 Law Student Scholarship Recipients
  • Samantha Coleman, St. Mary’s University School of Law (San Antonio)
  • Ryan Phelps, University of Texas School of Law (Austin)
  • Neil Clausen, University of Virginia School of Law (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Kelsey Taylor, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (Dallas)
 
2014 Law Student Scholarship Recipients 
The Tax Section first awarded Law Student Scholarships in 2014. Recipients that year were:
  • Steve Cannon, Texas Tech University School of Law (Lubbock)
  • Thor Fielland, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • Megan James, Texas Tech University School of Law (Lubbock)
  
 
 


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