Glenda Clausell, Board Member
Glenda Clausell is a graduate of Texas A&M University (B.A., History), the University of St. Thomas (M.L.A.) and an honors graduate (cum laude) of Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University (J.D.). While at A&M, she had the privilege of being a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets, Fish Camp Panelist and President of the Lambda Lambda Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Glenda’s experience includes oil and gas law and as a member of Shell Oil Company’s legal department she was nominated and received the Scales of Excellence Award. She served on the Shell Employees Club Board of Directors and was later elected President. Glenda was nominated for the State Bar of Texas Leadership program and appointed as an American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Ambassador.
As an estates and trust lawyer, she often makes educational presentations on estate planning and probate matters. She has been a speaker for the Texas A&M Foundation’s Women, Wealth and Wisdom Workshop as well as being a member of the Texas Aggie Bar Association. Glenda has a Probate Guardian Ad Litem certification from the State Bar of Texas. She was selected to the inaugural class of the State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section’s Leadership Academy, where she was voted Ms. Congeniality. In addition to being a member of the Real Estate Probate and Trust Law Section, Glenda is also a member of the State Bar of Texas Business Law section.
She has served as a volunteer legal counsel for the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program. For more than a decade, she has been a participant and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Glenda has served in various capacities for Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and is currently its Southwestern Region Legal Advisor. She also serves as a Gubernatorial Appointee (Public Member) on the Texas Physical Therapist Examiners Board. She is married to physicist/computational data scientist extraordinaire Andrew Elliott, Ph.D.