Tramisha R. Harris serves as the 2016-2017 National Secretary for National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, she maintains and distributes the minutes, agenda, and calendars for NBLSA’s National Executive Board and General Assembly. After graduation, she hopes to work as a judicial law clerk and practice civil litigation. It is important to her to use the legal skills she has to impact the local and national community.
“Years from now, I hope that I can look back over my career and say with confidence that I made a difference.”
Tramisha is a native of Bossier City, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana State University in Shreveport, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While earning this degree, she created a government-based volunteer program with the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. She also became a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, initiated through the Psi Sigma Chapter. She then transitioned to the University of Louisiana at Monroe to receive a Masters of Arts in Communications. There she found her passion for public speaking and leadership.
Tramisha is currently a third year student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law (“UALR”), where she is the Online Editor for the UALR Law Review, member of the Arkansas Journal of Social Change, Head Communications Liaison for the Kaplan Bar Review, UALR Dean’s Fellow, and an active participant in the Hispanic Law Students Association, Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers, Pulaski County Bar Association – Student Division, and Christian Legal Society. Prior to joining NBLSA, Tramisha served as the Vice-President for the UALR chapter of the Black Law Students Association (“BLSA”). She was selected by the chapter as the 2015-2016 Outstanding 2L of the Year. She is also a two time BLSA General Scholarship recipient.
In addition, Tramisha has served as a Legal Intern for the Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Office, Law Clerk for The Buchanan Firm, P.A., and Law Clerk for the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office.
Tramisha enjoys practicing various instruments such as the clarinet and piano, rekindling her passion for learning languages such as Spanish and French, drafting new pieces for her short story collection and spending time with her nephew and nieces.