TEXAS: Rabeea Collier, a Pakistani origin woman, was appointed as a district court judge in Texas, ARY News reported on Saturday.
Collier has been representing individuals, non-profits, and small to publicly traded businesses in courthouses across Harris County, according to her website.
She is a graduate of Kingwood High School in Houston, Texas and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from the University of Texas at Austin before a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.
Collier specializes in litigation, including commercial litigation, general contractual matters, consumer law, civil rights and deceptive trade practices. She has handled approximately 250 matters, including appeals, in both state and federal court in various jurisdictions.”
She also served as a board member of the Harris County Democratic Lawyers’ Association and Association of Women Attorneys and the Women in the Profession Committee of the State Bar of Texas. She was a co-chair of the Solo Practitioners Section of the Houston Young Lawyers Association apart from being a member of the Houston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Rabeea is married to Robert Collier, an attorney. They have two sons together.