What: University of Houston Law Center "Texas Under the Stars" gala.
Where: Westin Houston Memorial City.
The scoop: More than 400 law center grads, friends and fans turned out to celebrate in western style at the 40th annual gala, chaired by Andria and Judge Reece Rondon, class of '95.
Taking bows as honorees were Judge Vanessa Gilmore, Jim Roach, Judge Michael Schneider, Tom Godbold, Ryan Robertson, Judge Terry Jennings, Judge Mike Engelhart, Anna Archer, Jarvis Hollingsworth, Judge George Hanks Jr., William Jackson, Linda Glover and Jacqueline Moy.
Law Center Dean Leonard Baynes presided over the evening that raised close to $400,000.
Who: Auction chairs Cynthia Mabry and Michelle Gray, UH Alumni Association president Richard Whiteley, Jim Roach, Joanne and Judge Gray Miller, Kevin Moore, Bill Jackson, Warren Harris, Craig Joyce, Brian Molin, Laura Renaman, and Michelle and Buddy Gray.