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Career Services Counselor and Coordinator
Phone: (713) 313-1014
Fax: (713) 313-1049
Andreaus Boise-Fontenot is the Coordinator of Services and a counselor in the Career Services Office of Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She provides a wide range of career counseling, student and alumni outreach and programming services, and resources in support of both traditional and non-traditional career development. Mrs. Boise-Fontenot coordinates the current 27 job fairs in which TMSL participates, every year, the annual On Campus Interviewing Program, recruitment activities, and various public interest programs. Mrs. Boise-Fontenot has been with TMSL for over eight years.
Mrs. Boise-Fontenot joined Thurgood Marshall School of Law after serving as Assistant to the Dean & Director for the University of Nebraska School of Law in Lincoln, Nebraska. While serving in that capacity for over four years, she was responsible for Career Services Strategic Planning, Public Relations, Research and Statistical Analysis and Student Professional Development.
Prior to working in law schools, Mrs. Boise-Fontenot was employed as a certified paralegal with Cline Williams Johnson Wright and Oldfather in Lincoln, Nebraska, in the firm’s Estate Planning and Probate Division. She has over twelve years of combined legal experience in estate planning, probate, criminal and personal injury law. Before entering the legal field, Mrs. Boise-Fontenot proudly served in the United States Army.
Mrs. Boise-Fontenot has served on several job fair executive board positions as well as recently presented at the National Association for Law Placement’s 2011 Annual Education Conference on “Educating counselors on how to counsel students who are considering solo practice.” This train-the-trainer workshop provided programming ideas, counseling tools, and resources for Career Services Office Counselors to journey into this field with confidence. Mrs. Boise-Fontenot has been active member of NALP since 2000.
In addition to Mrs. Boise-Fontenot’s duties in the Career Services Office, she has served on several boards throughout Thurgood Marshall School of Law. She currently serves as a Co-Chair for the 2011Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Writing Workshop and Conference scheduled for June 16-19, 2011. She was also the Program Coordinator for the TMSL Law Review Katrina I Symposium and the Program Chair for the Katrina II Symposium. She also served as the Vice-Chair for the Johnnie Cochran Symposium and honored during the luncheon and presented with “The Most Valuable Player” award. Subsequently, Thurgood Marshall Law Review submitted articles from the symposium for publication honoring Mrs. Boise-Fontenot with the opportunity to compose the forward for the Johnnie Cochran Symposium. In addition, Mrs. Boise-Fontenot served in the capacity as Faculty Publication Liaison for all three Symposiums.