Mekisha Jane Walker is a native of Houston, Texas who earned her Bachelors Degree at University of Houston and her Doctor of Jurisprudence at South Texas College of Law. She firmly believes that clients are not another file; they are people in a tough situation in need help and who need their rights protected.
Attorney at Law October 2006 â€“ Present Represent clients charged with various criminal cases on a daily basis Review the facts and admissible evidence to evaluate case options, including possible dismissal Jury Trials - Mekisha Jane Walker is an experienced and well respected trial attorney who will zealously fight for you
Assistant District Attorney Harris County District Attorneyâ€™s Office August 2002 â€“ October 2006 Felony District Court Prosecutor â€“ managing trials and cases with a primary focus on violent crimes including murder, sexual assault, and aggravated robbery; grand jury presentations Prosecutor of County Court â€“ duties included supervising junior prosecutors in learning and development of litigation skills; management and responsibility of the courtâ€™s docket Litigation â€“ First chair on jury trials at all phases: voir dire, direct and cross examination of witnesses and experts, argument and punishment Trial preparation â€“ conducting scene investigations, evidence evaluation, drafted motions, and prepared exhibits coordinating with DA investigators, meeting with witnesses, law enforcement officers and CPS Reviewing facts presented by officers in the field to determine the existence of probable cause based on knowledge of the law and then accept the filing of a criminal charge based on that determination
EDUCATION SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW
Graduate with Doctor of Jurisprudence, Spring 2002 Law Review: South Texas Law Review, Member Honors & Activities: Whoâ€™s Who: American Law Students, 21st Edition Scholarship Recipient: Houston Business Forum, Spurgeon Bell Endowed, Ruth R. Bettes, Charles R. â€œBobâ€ Dunn,South Texas Academic Merit Scholarship Phi Delta Phi,Highest Grade Award â€“ Legal Research and Writing II Whoâ€™s Who: American Law Students, 20th Edition Deanâ€™s Honor Roll Phi Delta Phi International Law Fraternity Houston Young Lawyers Association Association of Trial Lawyers of America Houston Business Forum
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON â€“ CLEAR LAKE
Bachelor of Science, Legal Studies - American Jurisprudence, December 1998 Honors & Activities: Alpha Iota Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society National Mock Trial Semi-Finalist - Phi Alpha Delta, Washington, D.C., 1997 Founding President, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity President, Legal Studies Association
Mediator â€“ pursuant to the Texas ADR Act, TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM CODE Â§ 154.02