Angela C. Dickerson, J.D., M.P.Aff.

PROFESSIONAL

March 1995
to present
Law Office of Angela C. Dickerson, P.C.
Seguin, Texas
General solo law practice, with emphasis on commercial litigation, construction law, real estate, business transactions, wills and probate and mediation services.

August 1997 to September 2006
City Attorney, City of Seguin, Texas
(pop. 23,000, annual budget $55 million)
Appointed by Seguin City Council to represent the City of Seguin in all aspects of its day-to-day legal affairs. Extensive experience in matters involving utility administration, cooperative public/private infrastructure development, procurement issues, contracts and real estate matters, land planning, land regulation and zoning, municipal law and governmental compliance, drafting of legislation, general litigation and citizen relations; advisor to all departments at City Hall, including Police, Fire/EMS, Finance, Planning and Public Works; supervisory role to Municipal Prosecutor and Municipal Court
November 2001 to present
General counsel, Seguin Economic Development Corporation
(annual budget $1.5 million)
Hired by the SEDC, a 4A economic development corporation, to provide assistance with analysis and administration of economic development grants. Extensive experience in negotiating and drafting development grant agreements and loan packages for prospects seeking to relocate or expand in the community.
July 1993 to
February 1995
Associate, Harbour, Kenley, Boyland, Smith and Harris
Longview, Texas
Represented local businesses and large estates in state and federal court, with emphasis on bankruptcy litigation.
January 1990
to July 1993
Associate, Liddell, Sapp, Zively, Hill & LaBoon, L.L.P.
Austin, Texas
Represented large financial institutions in state, federal and appellate courts, with emphasis on bankruptcy litigation.
January 2000 to
December 2003
Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law, Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

EDUCATION

August 1999
to May 2000
Ph.D. in Public Policy program (not completed)
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Recipient, Robert S. Strauss Merit Fellowship
May 1999 Master of Public Affairs
LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Recipient, Moody Merit Fellowship 1996-1998
May 1990 Juris Doctorate
University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
Phi Delta Phi; 1988 AmJur Award; 1990 George T. Barrow Award; 1990 Distinguished Service Award
December 1986 Bachelor of Arts University of Texas at Austin
Major in History, minor in Spanish

CREDENTIALS

Licensed by State Bar of Texas since November 1990
Licensed to practice before all four federal district courts in Texas
Certified Mediator since 1998

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Board of Directors, Guadalupe Valley Childrens‘ Advocacy Center
  • Board of Directors, Seguin Conservation Society
  • Board of Directors, Seguin Noon Rotary
  • Past President, Seguin-Guadalupe County Heritage Museum
  • Board of Directors, Guadalupe County Humane Society
  • Planning and Zoning Commissioner 1996-1998, City of Seguin
  • Member, Zonta Club of Seguin
  • Member, Seguin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Pro bono counsel to Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity and Guadalupe County Humane Society
  • 1998 Woman of Achievement – Center for Women‘s Studies, Texas Lutheran University