Kenneth Street Law Symposium - February 25, 2021
The annual Kenneth W. Street Law Symposium invites lawyers, Austin College students, and others interested in the law profession to join us virutally for discussion of timely issues in law and ethics.
Austin College students will be invited to virtual sessions in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall. Alumni and other professionals in the field of law are invited to join the virtual event and may register as the link becomes available. Questions? Contact Frank Rohmer, professor of political science. CLE approval is pending.
An 11 a.m. Panel on Immigration Law begins the event.
The Keynote Presentation at 12:10 p.m. is the Honorable Curtis Collier, Chief Judge of the U. S. District for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Judge Collier's address will be "The Federal Judiciary: Paths to the Bench and the Role of the Courts in Our Democracy."
A 1:20 p.m. Panel on Criminal Law concludes the abbreviated schedule.
More information will be posted as speakers become available.
The event honors the late Austin College Professor Emeritus Kenneth W. Street. A professor of political science at Austin College from 1959 to 1997, Dr. Street held the John D. Moseley Chair of Government and Public Policy and founded and directed the Social Science Laboratory. An award-winning teacher, he also served many years as the advisor for students considering careers in law and launched many professionals in the field.
The law symposium is organized by the Alumni “L” Law Association and Austin College Pre-Law Society, under the direction of Dr. Frank Rohmer, associate professor of political science and the John D. Moseley Chair of Government and Public Policy.
2019 Symposium Sponsors & Benefactors
Austin College Student Assembly
Hatton W. Sumners Foundation
Grayson County Bar Association
Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
Appellate Section of State Bar of Texas
Michael Gibson ’07
Buck Files ’60
Tom Hall ’78
Criminal Justice Section of the State Bar of Texas
Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas
Frank McStay ’11
Victor Gutierrez de Piñeres ’17
James Walker ’82
Brandy Baxter-Thompson ’99
Jim Hartnett ’79
Monica Walters Crowley ’90
J. Michael Price II ’92
Jarvis & Hamilton
Locke Lord LLP
Tom Vick '77