Nikelle S. Meade is an attorney with the law firm of Husch Blackwell LLP in Austin, Texas. Ms. Meade’s practice is focused on representation of clients before state and local governmental agencies on real estate development, procurement, and economic development matters. During prior legal appointments, she served as Judicial Intern for Justice Jack Hightower of the Supreme Court of Texas, as a Legislative Intern for State Representative Dawnna M. Dukes, and as an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Minter Joseph & Thornhill, P.C. Ms. Meade’s professional affiliations include the American Bar Association State and Local Government Section and Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law, the State Bar of Texas, the College of the State Bar, the Texas Bar Foundation, the Austin Bar Association, the American Planning Association, the Urban Land Institute, The National Council for Public- Private Partnerships, the Real Estate Council of Austin, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women). She was appointed by Travis County to the Mobility Authority Board in 2007. Ms. Meade received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992 and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law in 1995.