Nicholas Bruno is committed to providing high quality work for his clients. Having clerked for Justice Harvey Brown of the First Court of Appeals of Texas, he understands the importance of providing the court with clear, concise, and intellectually honest arguments.
During law school, Nicholas served as the Chief Online Content Editor of the Texas Law Review, where he was selected as a Co-Outstanding Editor of the Year. He also gained appellate experience serving as an intern for Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Boyd and as an intern in the appellate division of the Travis County Attorney’s Office. He was also a member of the University of Texas School of Law’s Supreme Court Clinic, in which time he helped research and draft briefs and petitions for writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Professional Activities and Memberships
President, Houston Young University of Texas Law School Alumni Steering Committee
Texas Law Class of 2015 Class Agent
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Houston Bar Association, Appellate Section
Garland R. Walker Inn of Court
Christian Legal Society
Awards and Rankings
Co-Outstanding Editor of the Year, Texas Law Review
Dean’s Achievement Award - Criminal Law
Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society)
Publications and Presentations
Note, Alliance for Open Society International v. United States Agency for International Development: An Alternative Approach to Aid in Analyzing Free Speech Concerns Raised by Government Funding Requirements, 93 Tex. L. Rev. 1569 (2015).
J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2015
- Texas Law Review, Chief Online Content Editor Texas Federalist Society, Executive Vice President
- Student Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association Junior Representative (Fall 2012–Spring 2013)
- Texas Review of Law & Politics, Staff Editor
B.A., Thomas Edison State College, Economics and Political Science, 2012
State Bar of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas