Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

E. Ericka Kelsaw
Associate Professor of Law


Phone: (713) 313-1143
Email: ericka.kelsaw@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 2007.

Education:
J.D., cum laude, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX, 1994
B.B.A., Marketing, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1990

Courses Taught
Torts I
Torts II
Lawyering Process I
Lawyering Process II

Biographical Information

  • Associate Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2013-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2007-2013)
  • Director of Legal Research and Writing & Visiting Assistant Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2006-2007)
  • Contract Attorney, Various Law Firms and Corporations (e.g., Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, American Electric Power, Excel Logistics) (2005-2006)
  • Associate, Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease LLP. (2002-2004)
  • Strategic Business Manager, Dell Inc. (1999-2001)
  • Regulatory Counsel, CapRock Communications Corporation (1999)
  • Assistant General Counsel, Public Utility Commission of Texas (1996-1999)
  • Briefing Attorney, Thirteenth Court of Appeals of Texas (1995-1996)
  • Attorney, Lex Mundi, Ltd. (1994-1995)
  • Teaching Assistant, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1993-1994)

Select Publications

  • Help Wanted: 23.5 Million Unemployed Americans Need Not Apply, 34 BERKELEY J. OF EMP. AND LABOR L. 1 (2013).
  • Out of Our Right Minds: The Effects of Cognitive Bias on Social Problems and How Taking the Middle Road Can Help, 16 MICH. ST. U. J. OF MEDICINE AND L. 167 (2012).
  • Forsyth County, Georgia v. The Nationalist Movement: No Pay, No Say, Is This The USA? Permit Fees Continue to Restrict First Amendment Rights, 19 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 117 (1994).

Honors and Awards

  • Thurgood Marshall Law Review, 1992-1994
  • Praemium Excellentia Award in Texas Practice, 1994
  • Merit Scholarship, 1992-1994
  • Dean's List, 1991-1994

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Ohio
  • Phi Delta Phi


 

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