Sharesa Y. Alexander obtained her J.D. from Texas Wesleyan School of Law (Now Texas A&M School of Law) where she was the recipient of her graduating class’ highest honor, the Maclean Boulware Award. Additionally, Sharesa has an LLM from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Sharesa is a Prosecutor for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) where she advises in the enforcement activities and contested administrative enforcement actions. In addition, Sharesa is the Legal Director for Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA), a nonprofit organization that supports the cultural community in Texas by providing volunteer legal and accounting services, educational programs and publications to artists, nonprofit arts organizations and other art constituents.
Sharesa is actively involved in the legal community as board member for the American Bar Association-YLD Public Service Team; the Minority-at-Large Director for the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA); and a board member for 18Below, a youth arts organization. Ms. Alexander is also an Associate Member of the Robert Calvert Inn of Court.
Sharesa has a passion for human rights and international affairs and interned with a non-governmental organization in Kampala, Uganda where she assisted litigators in seeking justice for illegally detained and abused children. As a result, Ms. Alexander is working with the Barnabas Project in Uganda on its Street Life Project. In addition to interning abroad, Ms. Alexander studied humanities in the United Kingdom; international human rights and environmental laws in Italy; and international arbitration and international energy law in Spain.