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Carla Martinez

Mariesha Keys

Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
Phone number: 713-743-3719


  • B.A. in English with a Creative Writing Concentration, University of Houston
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center

Mariesha is a graduate from the University of Houston Law Center. During her time as a student, she was a student attorney in the Civil Practice Clinic, a teacher within the Street Law Program, and a student Ambassador. Upon graduating, she was the recipient of the Student Services Award for her efforts in serving the Law Center as a student. Prior to her role in the University of Houston Law Center’s Admissions Office, Mariesha was a graduate student fellow at Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse and a legal intern at Lone Star Legal Aid. In her current role as Assistant Director for Admissions, she collaborates with her colleagues to select a diverse law student body, spearheads the Ambassador Program, represents the Law Center during virtual or in-person events, panels, or forums, and counsels prospective law students about the law school application process and student life.


  • Reading
  • Golfing
  • Baking
  • Writing

Words to Live By:  "No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” – Maya Angelou