The Texas Energy Law Association (“TELA”) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports, promotes, and encourages legal education, research, and writing in the area of energy law. As an alumni association for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law at the University of Texas (“TJOGEL”), the primary focus of TELA is to act as an advisory and support resource to TJOGEL and its members.
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Professor Ernest Smith and his wife, Paula, have generously comitted to match contributions to TELA up to $20,000. Donate now and join the Smith Circle to help create an endowment to support the Journal and fund scholarships for TJOGEL editors. Click Here to Donate →
TELA Featured in Texas Law Magazine
The Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, a student-edited journal devoted to promoting scholarship in the legal energy field, launched five years ago. Read More →
Ernest E. Smith, UT School of Law
"With the upsurge of new technologies, the emerging interest in renewables, and the need to develop resources in a sustainable way, these recent graduates are going to shape the future in ways we can’t yet imagine.”
TELA and TJOGEL alumni and supporters are invited to attend the 2013 Spring Happy Hour at Six Lounge from 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Six Lounge - Tap Room
319 Colorado St.
Austin, Texas 78701
RSVPs appreciated - Tom Hillebrand at firstname.lastname@example.org