Professor Wendy Adele Humphrey
|Associate Professor of Legal Practice |
(806) 742-3990 ext 276
Professor Wendy Adele Humphrey is admitted to practice in Texas and New Mexico, the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Texas and the District of New Mexico, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Tenth Circuit.
Professor Humphrey earned her B.A. in Psychology, magna cum laude, from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. While at Westminster, she was selected as a Rhodes Scholar finalist for the State of New Mexico. She then earned her M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, summa cum laude, and her J.D. from Texas Tech University. After graduating from law school, she joined the law firm of Lovell, Lovell, Newsom & Isern, L.L.P., where she later became a partner. She focused her litigation practice on commercial law, personal injury law, and appellate law. Among other awards, she was selected by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star in the area of general litigation. She is also a trained mediator.
She joined the faculty at the law school in 2007, where she teaches Legal Practice and Client Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation. She also co-coaches the negotiation teams, one of which won the international negotiation competition in 2010.
Professor Humphrey is active in local and state bar organizations. She currently serves as a Director for both the Lubbock Area Bar Association and the Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association. At the state level, she is a member of several State Bar of Texas committees and is also the TYLA District 3 Director. She is a Co-Chair of the TYLA National Trial Competition, which is arguably the most prestigious mock trial competition in the nation, and a Co-Chair of the TYLA State Moot Court competition. For her extraordinary service to TYLA, Professor Humphrey received the TYLA President’s Award of Merit in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. She was also selected as a 2012 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Lubbock Area Bar Association.
In the Lubbock community, Professor Humphrey is involved in the Junior League of Lubbock and the Lubbock Junior Women’s Club, and she serves as the Finance Advisor for the Texas Tech chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. She is also on the Board of Directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the South Plains. In 2010, she was named one of Lubbock’s “Top 20 Under 40.”
B.A., Westminster College, 1995
M.Ed., Texas Tech University, 1997
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2001