More About Me

Education

Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law,
Juris Doctor, May 2001; Admitted to Texas State Bar, May 03, 2002

Stephen F. Austin State University
Bachelor of Arts, May 1998; Major: Political Science Minor: General Business

Licenses & Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law and Criminal Law Sections, May 2002- Present
  • Licensed to Practice in the Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Courts, August 4, 2006- Present
  • Certified in Blackboard Vista, Spring 2010
  • Certified in Eagle Online, October 17, 2011
  • Certified in Blackboard, Fall 2011
  • Licensed to Practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, September 12, 2013- Present

Leadership, Membership & Honors

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Spring 1996- Present
Contract Attorney for Texas Youth Commission, August 2002- Present
The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2003-2007
Houston Bar Association, -Family Law and Criminal Law Sections, 2003- Present
Contract Attorney for Texas Board of Pardons and Parole, 2003- Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2004-2005
American Bar Association, 2004, 2007
Houston Bar Association’s Night Court, 2004-2009, 2012
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2004-2011
The College of the State Bar of Texas, 2005, 2006
Solo Supporting Solos, 2005
Texas Pro Bono College, 2005- Present
The Family Law Group, 2005- Present
The Downtown Group, 2006- Present
Houston Bar Association’s Equal Access Initiative, 2006- Present
Burta Rhodes Raborn Inn of Court, Family Law, September 2007- 2014
Subcommittee Member- Unauthorized Practice of Law, 2007- January 2008
Awarded “Teacher of the Year”- Houston Community College – Spring 2009
American Inns of Court, 2011- 2014
National Association of Professional Women, November 2011- 2014
Equal Access Champion, 2011- Present