Former Student Board Member, The University of Houston Law Center
Christina Beeler is a 2018 J.D. candidate at the University of Houston Law Center, where she ranks in the top 5 percent of her class. From 2017 to 2019, Beeler served as a member of ACS’s board of directors.
Beeler’s legal experience includes service as a student attorney with the Texas Innocence Network, a legal intern with the Juvenile and Capital Advocacy Project, a research assistant at the University of Houston Law Center, a summer associate at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, a law clerk at the American Civil Liberties Union, a law clerk at the Texas Civil Rights Project, and an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow with Lone Star Legal Aid. After graduation, she will be an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the Juvenile and Capital Advocacy Project at the University of Houston Law Center. She will provide direct legal representation and community outreach to juveniles in school disciplinary proceedings and the juvenile justice system for school disciplinary infractions in Harris County in Houston, Texas.
Before law school, Beeler taught high school English as a Teach for America Corps member in Houston, Texas. Beeler also worked as a singer-songwriter for nearly a decade. She released an EP and full-length album and was featured at several festivals, including South by Southwest and the Key West Songwriter’s Festival.
Beeler earned her B.S. in liberal studies with concentrations in English and sociology summa cum laude from Middle Tennessee State University.