Section Focus

The Environmental Law Section offers monthly CLE presentations on subjects relevant to environmental regulation, conservation, and enforcement, both at the national and local level. Speakers Include, among others, elected officials, regulators, industry executives, and environmental entrepreneurs. The ELS also sponsors educational events in conjunction with numerous state agencies, including the Houston Ship Channel Boat Patrol. The ELS ordinarily holds lunch meetings on the third Wednesday of the month.

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Upcoming Events

Feb 21

Law Section: Environmental Law
Legal Implications of Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Houston-Area Superfund Sites

February 21 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Section Chair

Rebecca Rentz
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
5 Greenway Plaza, #110
Houston, Texas 77046
(713) 840-3071

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Section Officers

Immediate Past Chair
Heather Palmer

Chair Elect
Taylor Pullins

Vice Chair
Taylor Pullins

Phillip Goodwin

Mary Conner

Member Details

Section Members: 166
Section Dues: $30

Law Student Policies


$15 per person per meeting.

Contact the Environmental Law Section Chair for a meeting reservation.