Sylvia Holmes is Associate Director for UT’s Legal Services for Students who has over 10 years of experience in small claims and misdemeanor criminal law. She previously served as Attorney for Students at Texas State University, was president of the University Student Legal Services Association-Western Region and National Legal Aid Defender Association-Student Legal Services. She holds a BA in Business Administration from University of Texas at Austin and a JD from the University of Alabama School of Law. She is a member of the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Austin Bar Association, Texas State Employees Union, AFL-CIO, Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans and the Texas Women Lawyers Association. Her website is sylviaforjp3.com.