April Walker
Associate Professor of Law

Fall 2014 Juvenile Law Syllabus
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April Walker

Phone: (713) 313-4473
Email: awalker@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 2004.

Additional Biographical Information

  • Associate Judge for the City of Houston (2000-Present)
  • Attorney and Counselor-At-Law, Jeru and Associates (1987)
  • Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas (1986-1987)
  • Attorney and Counselor-At-Law, Boston and Thornton (1985-1986)

Additional Publications -return to top-
  • The Extreme Consequence of Parental Alienation Syndrome - The Richard Lohstroh Case of a Child Driven to Kill His Father - Will Courts Move Toward Allowing Children to Use Parental Alienation Syndrome as a Defense to the Crime of Murder of Their Own Parent, 27 WOMEN'S RTS. L. REP. 153 (2006).
  • Application of the Insanity Defense to Postpartum Disorder - Driven Infanticide in the United States: A Look Toward the Enactment of an Infanticide Act, 6 U. MD. L. J. OF RACE, RELIGION, GENDERAND CLASS 197 (2006).
  • Taking Flight: A Tribute to the Class of 2005, 31 T. MARSHALL L. REV. [vii] (2005).

Affiliations -return to top-
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • American Bar Association
  • Black Women's Lawyers' Association
  • National Bar Associates
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Service -return to top-
  • Chairperson, Student Faculty Relations Committee, 2007-2009
  • Member, Faculty Appointments Committee, 2007
  • Member, Academic Standards Committee, 2005-2007
  • Faculty Advisor, Black Law Students Association, 2000-2009
  • Associate Judge, City of Houston, 2000-2009
  • Orientation Instructor, 2000-2008
  • Assisted Troop 296, Boy Scouts of America in Fund Raising
  • Supervised Law Students with Independent Research Project, Summer & Spring 2005-2009
  • Professor of the Year, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2005
  • Recipient of the 2005 Trail Blazer Award, Muskegon, MI
  • Volunteer, Fallbrook Church