Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Cherika Edwards

 Remeko Tranisha Edwards

TMSL Graduating Class:   Class of 2005
Home:   Suburbs of Dallas, Texas
Undergraduate Institution:  

University of Texas Arlington

Undergraduate Major:  

Liberal Arts in Criminal Justice



The Honorable Remeko Tranisha Edwards was born in Selma, Alabama. She spent the majority of her childhood in the suburbs of Dallas where she graduated from Lancaster High School in 1994.  Remeko began her college education at Prairie View A & M University; however, she received her Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1998. After graduation, she became an employee of Dallas County as a Juvenile Detention Officer, Court Coordinator, and Probation
 Officer until 2002.

Remeko received her Juris Doctorate Degree in 2005 from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. Through much prayer, sacrifice, and support from her family and friends, Remeko became licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in November 2005. Ms. Edwards has always provided exceptional legal representation in her criminal (State & Federal) and family law practice.  The people Remeko Edwards serve are always her top priority. She never backs down from tackling the toughest problems facing Dallas County’s families. She has served hundred of Dallas' most vulnerable children and families and she understands how the criminal justice system can have a major impact on the family.

While Remeko quickly established a reputation as a sharp expert on legal issues, her proudest accomplishment is being a mother of two awesome boys. Remeko currently resides in Desoto, Texas with her sons and worship at Antioch Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and hanging with family and friends. As a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Dallas Alumnae Chapter) she engages in numerous community service activities regularly and thoroughly enjoys sharing her experience with others to encourage and support.

• Advisory Board of Women Called Moses
• Board Member of Dallas Holmes Boyz Step Team
• Dallas Bar Association, Member
• Dallas Black Criminal Bar Association, President
• Dallas Chapter of Black Democrats, Member 
• Dallas Chapter of Mexican American Bar Association, Member
• Dallas County Citizen Election Advisory Committee
• Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association, Member
• National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, Member
• South Dallas Business & Professional Women's Club, Inc., Member
• Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association, Member

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