A&M Law Graduate Hosts Thai Supreme Court Justice

January 21, 2014

Phanlop Singthong, Sean Hightower '13, Justice Pitak KhongchanRecent Texas A&M School of Law graduate, Sean Hightower (class of December 2013), hosted Justice Pitak Khongchan, President of the Election Division of the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Thailand, and Justice Khongchan's brother, Phanlop Singthong. Justice Khongchan represents the High Judicial Delegation of Thailand while traveling abroad. Hightower and Justice Khongchan discussed the differences between the U.S. and Thailand judiciaries over a meal of Texas BBQ. Hightower will join the Khongchan family this summer in Thailand. Hightower is currently preparing for the Texas Bar exam, and is an associate at the Law Office of Tim James in Nacogdoches, Texas. Hightower plans to practice primarily in the fields of criminal and appellate law.