South Texas College of Law Houston
Rob Galloway earned his JD from South Texas College of Law in 1991. During his time at South Texas, he was a law review member and Board of Advocates President. He accumulated many advocacy awards, including First Place Team in the intramural moot court competition, First Place Team in the intramural mock trial competition, Best Brief in the F. Lee Bailey Moot Court Competition, and First Place Team in the TYLA's State Moot Court Competition. Following law school, he had a one-year clerkship for Judge Pete Benavides before joining the Houston law firm of Brown, Parker & Leahy. Soon after Galloway became a partner in 1999, Brown, Parker & Leahy merged with Thompson & Knight, one of Texas' largest law firms. Named a Senior Partner in 2001, he specialized in federal and state appeals. He also directed the Houston office's recruiting efforts and developed a Trial Academy to train the firm's litigation associates. In 2007, Galloway joined the faculty as the Distinguished Lecturer of Appellate Advocacy. Though he had coached moot court teams since his graduation, his new role involves teaching brief writing workshops, coordinating the day-to-day efforts of the moot court and mock trial teams, and planning other advocacy events. In addition to his work with the Advocacy Program, he operates a private appellate practice through the firm, Robert L. Galloway, P.C.