Joanne Cassidy – Professional Profile

I established my firm in 1989. My background, education and experience, combined with my ability to simplify and communicate complex legal, business and real estate topics, give me a unique focus to represent small and mid-size businesses.

Qualifications

Attorney: State Bar of Texas 1989
Real Estate Broker: Texas Real Estate Commission 2004

Education

J.D. South Texas College of Law (Magna Cum Laude)
M.Ed. University of Maine
B.A. University of Maine

Business Experience

Owner and President: Cassidy Realty, Inc.
Managing Member: SCH Holdings, LLC
Managing Member: Ideal Lots, LLC
Director and Secretary: Bouray Company
Director and Secretary: David Selter Enterprises, Inc.

Professional Distinctions:

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • South Texas Law Review
  • Author: “Business Savvy,” Houston Woman magazine
  • Author: “Contract Know-How…,” DBA Houston magazine
  • Judge: South Texas College of Law negotiation competition
  • Presenter: “Wills & Estate Planning” for Local 24 Credit Union
  • Presenter: “Nuts & Bolts of Small Business” for American Business Women’s Association (ABWA)
  • Former President, President elect, VP Administration: National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
  • Former member certification committee: Houston Women’s Business Council
  • Former member certification committee: Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance
  • Member: Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
  • HBA Volunteer “Desert Lamp”
  • HBA Volunteer “Will a Thon”
  • Order of the Lytae honor society
  • Intern to Judge Don Wittig
  • Joe Green Scholarship
  • Annual Faculty Scholarship
  • Alumni Scholarship
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Contracts