Tamu K. (T.K.) Floyd

Tamu K. (T.K.) Floyd

Law Office of T.K. Floyd, PLLC
  • Family Law
  • District of Columbia, Indiana, Texas
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Practice Area
  • Family Law
Fees
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Case-by-case basis
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Indiana
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Texas
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5th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Solo Practitioner
Law Office of T.K. Floyd, PLLC
- Current
- Solo law practice focusing on mediation, family law (adoption, child custody, child support, child welfare, and divorce), and simple wills
Associate Attorney
Cokinos, Bosien & Young
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- Member of mid-size litigation practice, with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation, appellate, and insurance law issues - Draft motions and briefs for matters pending before federal and state trial and appellate courts - Conduct detailed and comprehensive legal research using Westlaw or other legal research tools - Prepare research memoranda addressing complex legal concepts and issues - Assist senior partners with trial, hearing, and deposition preparation
Associate Attorney
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
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- Work as a member of the Trial Department, with a focus on complex commercial litigation, appellate, healthcare, and intellectual property matters - Draft and respond to motions, identify relevant legal issues, conduct legal research, and manage the review of client documents - Assist clients with complex discovery issues related to electronically-stored information - Supervise junior associates, paralegals, and legal assistants - Prepare discovery requests and responses to interrogatories, requests for admissions, and requests for production of documents; produce documents in response to discovery requests; identify responsive and privileged documents - Draft pleadings for litigation and administrative matters - Specific client representations at McDermott Will & Emery: * Prepare petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of technology client on intellectual property issue * Represent client before the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, including the preparation of advocacy letters and research on novel legal concepts related to market manipulation * Counsel pharmaceutical companies in internal investigations related to government pricing of drugs and related issues * Represent technology client in patent infringement trial before International Trade Commission, including the preparation of deposition digests, motions, and expert witness statements * Represent client before the Department of Justice Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer in a matter involving claims of employment discrimination based on immigration status; prepare pleadings, including answers and motions to dismiss; draft and respond to discovery requests; draft motions to compel discovery; prepare dispositive motion for summary decision on behalf of client; maintain contact with opposing counsel; prepare advocacy letters on behalf of client to the Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices * Provide pro bono legal services in the area of special education to parents and students in District of Columbia schools as part of the Childrenâs Law Center Health Access Project * Draft amicus curiae briefs related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act on behalf of pro bono clients the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates and the National Disability Rights Network to the United States Supreme Court and United States Courts of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the 5th Circuit * Prepare article entitled âMedical Malpractice â Trends in Litigationâ published in the Journal of Gastroenterology in June 2008
Law Clerk
Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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- Draft judicial opinions and orders regarding civil and criminal matters - Conduct legal research on civil and criminal law issues, including employment and immigration law - Manage and monitor docket of assigned civil and criminal cases - Assist with preparation for and conduct of trials, hearings, and conferences
Associate Attorney
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
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- Perform research and draft memoranda on a variety of legal topics, with an emphasis on insurance, securities, and complex commercial litigation issues - Prepare discovery requests and responses - Review documents in preparation for trial - Prepare deposition questions - Conduct multi-state surveys of law related to complex commercial litigation - Draft various motions - Provide pro bono legal services in the area of family law as part of the San Antonio Bar Association Community Justice Program
Law Clerk
Judge C. Arlen Beam, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
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- Draft judicial opinions - Research a range of complex civil and criminal law issues
Education
University of Texas - San Antonio
M.A. | Counseling
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Honors: Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society
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Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Senior Managing Editor, Indiana Law Journal (2001 – 2002) Recipient, Merit Scholarships and Fellowships (1999 – 2002)
Activities: Member, Black Law Students Association (1999 – 2002) Research Assistant to Professor Daniel O. Conkle (2000 ? 2001) Participant, Summer in Africa Program, Kenya (Summer 2001) Summer Associate, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Washington, DC (Summer 2001) Summer Associate, Ice Miller, Indianapolis, IN (Summer 2000)
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M.S. | Higher Education Administration
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B.S. | Engineering Management
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Honors: Recipient, Graduate Opportunities Fellowship (1995 – 1996) Member, Campus Appeals Board (1995 – 1996) Recipient, General Motors Scholarship (1991 – 1994) Recipient, 3M Minority Engineering Scholarship (1991 – 1993) Recipient, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering Scholarship (1990 – 1994)
Activities: Member, National Society of Black Engineers (1990 – 1994) Student Assistant, Recruitment/Retention Programs, Minority Engineering Program (1991 – 1995)
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Awards
2011 Rising Star in San Antonio Legal Community
San Antonio Scene Magazine
Professional Associations
San Antonio Black Lawyers Association
President
- Current
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San Antonio Black Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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San Antonio Bar Association
Member
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Medical Malpractice – Trends in Litigation
Journal of Gastroenterology
Protecting Student Privacy: Reporting Campus Crimes as an Alternative to Disclosing Student Disciplinary Records
Indiana Law Journal
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of T.K. Floyd
P.O. Box 171132
San Antonio, TX 78217
USA
Telephone: (210) 488-2510
Fax: (210) 568-6628