2017 Spring Banquet – Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

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Featuring a presentation by

Patrick L. Hughes of Haynes & Boone

LOCATION: Maggiano’s Little Italy (on Post Oak)

The Banquet will include a reception, dinner, the featured presentation, and then the announcement of the following awards:

— Best Candidate

— Most Contributing Editor

— Writing Awards for Candidates with the Best Casenotes & Comments

Spring Banquet sponsors include: Beirne Maynard Parsons, Andrews Kurth, Bracewell LLP, Fletcher Yoder, and Cooley LLP.

This year’s writing awards are supported by donations from: Mr. & Mrs. James W. Skelton, Mr. Scott S. Cramer, Mr. & Mrs. Antroy Arreola, Mr. Andy Arnold & Mrs. Allyson Li, Mr. Walter A. Wright, and The Vlahadamis Law Firm.

Register to attend the Journal‘s Spring Banquet by filling in the form below.

Admission Fee for Spring Banquet

Admission is free for all current Houston Journal of International Law candidates and editors.

Admission fee is $50.00 for each of the following: (1) Journal alumni; and (2) Each guest of current and former Journal members.

Admission fee is $75.00 for all other attendees.

Admission fees are due to Allyson Li.  Please email: allysonyangli@gmail.com for any questions.

SPRING BANQUET REGISTRATION FORM – Please register here (forthcoming).

ADMISSION FEE PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Admission fee can be paid by Check or by Credit Card via Paypal.

Payment by Check: Please make payments by check to UH LAW FOUNDATION.  Please note “Houston Journal of International Law” in the memo section of the check.

Send checks to:

University of Houston Law Center

c/o Vicky Crain/Allyson Li

4604 Calhoun Rd., Suite 30

Houston, Texas 77204-6060

Payment by Credit Card or Debit Card through Paypal: Please choose the type of guest, enter the guest’s name, and click “Buy Now.” You will be directed to a secure web site to enter your credit card information.

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Houston Journal of International Law Spring Banquet

Time / Place: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – Maggiano Little Italy, 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Reception

7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Dinner

7:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Introduction – Victoria Dessens, Editor in Chief

8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Presentation by Patrick Hughes

8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. Writing Awards Presentation

8:50 p.m. Closing Remarks

About Patrick L. Hughes

For questions about law firm sponsorship opportunities at HJIL’s Spring Banquet, please contact Allyson Li (Managing Editor).

Email: twwhite3@central.uh.edu // Tel: (512) 203-7218.


See James W. Skelton, Jr., The Journal at 30: An Insider’s View, 30 Hous. J. Int’l L. 617 (2008), for a concise account of the Journal’s first 30 years, given by a longtime supporter and advisor to the Journal.


Skelton Lecture Series // Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, 6:30 p.m.