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Legal eagles see red at black tie gala that rakes in a lot of green for UH Law Center

Legal eagles see red at UH Law Center black-tie gala that raises green

Susan Bickley and Bob Scott at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Gala chairs Susan Bickley and Bob Scott. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Tom Hetherington, from left, Jeff Brown and Warren Harrisat the UH Law Gala March 2015
Tom Hetherington, from left, Jeff Brown and Warren Harris. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Ted and Jenny Meyer at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Ted and Jenny Meyer. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Sam and Melinda Stubbs at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Sam and Melinda Stubbs. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Jarvis and Andrewa Hollingsworth at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Jarvis and Andrewa Hollingsworth. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Jackie and Jay Martin, left with Anne Conner. at the UH Law Gala March 2015jpg
Jackie and Jay Martin, left with Anne Conner. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Kevin Kushner and Brittany Sakowitz Kushner at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Kevin Kushner and Brittany Sakowitz Kushner. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Jeff Dodd, left, and Leonard M. Baynes at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Jeff Dodd, left, and Leonard M. Baynes. Photo by Tom DuBrock
Susan Bickley and Bob Scott at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Tom Hetherington, from left, Jeff Brown and Warren Harrisat the UH Law Gala March 2015
Ted and Jenny Meyer at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Sam and Melinda Stubbs at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Jarvis and Andrewa Hollingsworth at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Jackie and Jay Martin, left with Anne Conner. at the UH Law Gala March 2015jpg
Kevin Kushner and Brittany Sakowitz Kushner at the UH Law Gala March 2015
Jeff Dodd, left, and Leonard M. Baynes at the UH Law Gala March 2015

What: University of Houston Law Center's 39th annual gala.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The 411: With school spirit at the forefront of her fashion decision, attorney Susan L. Bickley, class of '84, donned a bright red dress for her role as chair of the black-tie fundraiser. Her husband and co-chair, attorney Bob Scott, both partners in Blank Rome, wore a white dinner jacket with red and white striped bow tie.

The "Havana Nights" gala drew more than 400 UH Law Center grads and friends and raised $440,000 to help fund scholarships, advocacy programs, technology advancements and more. Dean Leonard Baynes, who joined the center last fall, spoke on his vision for the future of the center.

Outstanding faculty and alumni honored were U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller, ’78; Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Brown, ’95; State District Judge Laura Carter Higley, ’89; State District Judge R.K. Sandill, ’01; former professor and Honorary Alumnus Richard Alderman; professor Lonny Hoffman; and Law Center grads Brittany Sakowitz Kushner, Kimberly Fry, Deborah Hirsch, Alex Roberts, Bob Schick, Jim Tillson and Jeff Dodd.

Who: Melinda and Sam Stubbs, Kevin Kushner, Jackie and Jay Martin, Anne Conner, Andrewa and Jarvis Hollingsworth, Jenny and Ted Meyer, Sujata Gopul Krishnan and Russ Gibbs.

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