Gary Bledsoe Is the New Leader of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Gary Bledsoe is the new interim dean of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston. In this role, he will lead the law school through the American Bar Association’s compliance procedures.

Bledsoe specializes in public interest law, employment law, and civil rights law. Since 1991, he has served as the president of the Texas NAACP.

“We are very fortunate to have Gary Bledsoe assume the role of interim dean,” said Texas Southern University President Austin A. Lane. “I am looking forward to working with Dean Bledsoe and his new team to advance the storied mission of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.”

Bledsoe holds a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin.

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