Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Thelma L. Harmon
Associate Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Education

Phone: (713) 313-7275
Email: thelma.harmon@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 2011.

Education:
J.D., Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, LA, 1985
B.B.A., University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1977

Courses Taught
Civil Externship                       Mediation
Civil Trial Practice                   Business Association
Civil Law Clinic                       Legal Writing
Trial Simulation                      Appellate Advocacy
Trial Practice

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Information

  • Director of Clinical Legal Studies Program, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2015-Present)
  • Associate Professor (Tenured), Clinical Legal Studies Program, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2017-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Legal Studies Program, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2011-2017)
  • Supervising Attorney, Landlord-Tenant, Probate, Family Law, Mediation, Externship Clinics, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX (2005-2010)
  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing Program, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX (2002-2005)
  • Adjunct Professor/Supervising Attorney, Elderly Law Clinic, Mediation Clinic, Business Associations, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1994-1996, 2000-2001) Law, Houston, TX (1995-1996)
  • Staff Attorney, Southern Company Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA (1987-1993)

Publications

  • Young v. Limited Parcel Service, Inc: The Equal Treatment Fallacy, 20J. Genders Race and Just. 97 (2017)
  • Black Lawyers Matter: The Importance of Pro Bono Initiatives and Experiential Opportunities at Historical Balck College/University ("HBCU") Law Schools in Preparing a New Generation of Social Engineers, 18 Fla Coastal L. Rev. 315 (2017)
  • Fifty Plus Years and Counting: A History of Experiential Learning and Clinical Opportunities at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 39 T. Marshall L. Rev. 187 (2014) (with Martina Cartwright).
  • What’s My Line: Supervising or Co-Worker?, 24 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 43 (2014).
  • Codification of Fear: SYG Laws, Ralph Bunch Journal of Public Affairs, Vol. 5 (2016), Iss. 1, Art. 4.

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas                  
  • Louisiana State Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Texas Association of Mediators
  • Association of Conflict Resolution
  • Houston Bar Association

Research & Teaching Interests

  • Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Clinical Pedagogy
  • Historical Black Colleges and Universities 

 

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