Attorney at Law October 2006 – 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 Attorney’s Office August 2002 – October 2006
Felony District Court Prosecutor – 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 – duties included supervising junior prosecutors in learning and development of litigation skills; management and responsibility of the court’s docket
Litigation – First chair on jury trials at all phases: voir dire, direct and cross examination of witnesses and experts, argument and punishment
Trial preparation – 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: Who’s Who: American Law Students, 21st Edition Scholarship Recipient: Houston Business Forum, Spurgeon Bell Endowed, Ruth R. Bettes, Charles R. “Bob” Dunn,South Texas Academic Merit Scholarship Phi Delta Phi,Highest Grade Award – Legal Research and Writing II Who’s Who: American Law Students, 20th Edition Dean’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 – 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
CERTIFICATIONS Mediator – pursuant to the Texas ADR Act, TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM CODE § 154.02
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.
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