Annual UT School of Law Alumni Dinner to take place in Tyler on Monday


The event is sponsored by James Perkins of Citizens 1st Ban,  and UT Tyler and University of Texas System Regent David J. Beck will be a featured guest at the dinner.

Beck was appointed to a six-year term on the UT System Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in January 2015, and was confirmed by the Texas Senate on March 11, 2015. He received his law degree from the UT School of Law in 1965.

He also is the namesake for the The David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy at the UT School of Law and has been named an Outstanding Alumnus of the Law School and a Distinguished Alumnus of UT Austin.

The evening also will feature Ward Farnsworth, UT School of Law dean, and John Jeffers, research chair in law.

The event is by invitation only, and a reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7 p.m.

- Augusta Robinson

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