Robert B. Johnson
Robert B. Johnson is Director of Continuing Legal Education and Associate Director of The Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law center, where he teaches consumer dispute resolution. Robert attended the University of Texas - Austin where he obtained a degree in Economics and was inducted into the nation’s highest honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Robert completed his Doctor of Jurisprudence at University of Houston Law Center, where he also served as an editor for the Journal of Commercial & Consumer law. During his second year, Texas Governor Rick Perry appointed Robert to the University of Houston System Board of Regents. Prior to his third year of law school, Robert served as a law clerk for the consumer protection division of the attorney general of Texas.
Robert also serves on the board of directors of the Houston Bar Association Consumer & Commercial law section. Robert has worked at the University of Houston Law Center in multiple positions for ten years, both as a law student and as a Licensed Attorney.
*Johnson was the first of a group of students appointed by the Texas Governor to serve on their respective university system governing boards. These students have the same powers and duties as regents, but do not vote or are considered part of a quorum. The first such appointees served from 2006 to 2007. Prior to this, student regents were elected by their peers.