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Nicole  Casarez

Nicole Casarez

Nicole Cásarez is an attorney and a communication professor at the University of St. Thomas, where she teaches mass communications law, journalism and public relations. She has a bachelor of journalism as well as a law degree from the University of Texas, and a master’s in communication/public relations management from the University of Houston. Before joining the UST faculty, Cásarez practiced law at Vinson & Elkins. Cásarez writes and speaks frequently about First Amendment issues, and in 2009, she was elected to the American Law Institute.