Tamecia Glover, a native Houstonian raised in Alief, received her undergraduate degree from University of Houston and graduated from the University of Houston Law Center and Bauer College of Business’s Doctor of Jurisprudence/ Master of Business Administration dual degree program in May 2012.
While in school, Glover was appointed to the University of Houston System Board of Regents by Governor Rick Perry in May 2011 for a one-year term as Student Regent, being the first black student to be appointed to the board. Glover served as a member of the Academic and Student Success Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee.
During her law school tenure, Glover served as the President of the UHLC Student Bar Association and the President of the Black Law Students Association. Glover helped charter University of Houston’s Black Business Students Association for graduate students and acted as the student liaison for the JD/MBA program.
Glover’s active involvement in UHLC and Bauer led to her receiving the 2012 Distinguished Service Award and being named the first Graduate Student Leader by the University. Glover was also the first black student elected by classmates to be the class speaker for the UHLC 2012 Graduating Class.
In 2018, Glover was named Top 4 under 40 by the University of Houston Alumni Association.Glover is currently serving as the Associate Judge for the 240th and 400th Judicial District Courts in Fort Bend County. Prior to taking the bench, Glover was employed as an Assistant County Attorney for Fort Bend County, where her practice spanned a broad range of areas including civil litigation, mental health, eminent domain and employment matters. Glover’s legal career is proceeded by ten years in accounting, primarily in real estate and property management industry.
Glover is a member of the American Bar Association, Houston Lawyers Association, Fort Bend Bar Association, the UH Alumni Association, Fort Bend County Junior Service League, and participated in Class III of the Houston Black Leadership Institute. Glover currently serves as the inaugural co-chair of the Black Law Alumni Group. Additionally, Glover serves as the Social Action Chair of the Suburban Houston – Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
*Glover is part of a group of students appointed by the Texas Governor to serve on their respective university system governing boards. These students have the same powers and duties as regents, but do not vote or are considered part of a quorum. The first such appointees served from 2006 to 2007. Prior to this, student regents were elected by their peers.