Our Mission:


Develop the practice of international law in Texas, bring international perspective to the State Bar, and help ILS members be impactful and successful, by:

Creating relevant and meaningful networking opportunities for ILS members;

Assisting the enhancement of legal skills and knowledge for law students and Texas lawyers practicing international law;

Promoting the reputation of Texas lawyers as world-class practitioners domestically and internationally; and

Promoting awareness of best practices and issues involving international law and affecting the public interest.



“Nuts & Bolts of International Law” CLE Series: The Austin Edition
When: Noon, October 24
Where: Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
401 Congress Avenue, 22nd Floor, Austin, TX 78701
Cost: $10 at the door for lunch

Reserve your spot by email to Martin Lutz

1 Hr. CLE

The CLE and luncheon will focus on the regulation of cross-border trade presented by Jamie Joiner, and will cover topics such as:

  • Import/Customs
  • Export Controls
  • Sanctions
  • FCPA
  • Financial Reporting


Human Rights Writing Contest
Deadline: March 16, 2018
Prize: $1,500 & travel and admission to the Annual Institute
See Guidelines Here

Events Archive Here


ILS In Action

Annual Institute

April 5-6, 2018

Location: The Houstonian Hotel & Spa
Save the Date

Law Student Outreach, South Texas College of Law (Houston)
“The Cyber Era”
TBD Expected Spring 2018


Law Student Outreach, SMU Dedman School of Law (Dallas)
January 25, 2018
Time: 12P.M. - 1P.M.


Law Student Outreach, UT (Austin)

An Informal Talk by Lawyers who Practice International Law



University of Houston
November 15, 2017
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Baylor University
Traditional and Alternative Careers in International Law and  Business

December 6, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.



Get to know the leadership team