Kashmire Terry is a vivacious, charming attorney with a sharp legal mind and a flair for business and entertainment law. She is a proud graduate of Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where she worked in the school’s Criminal Defense Clinic as a student attorney in the Harris County 178th Criminal District Court.
A native of California, Ms. Terry graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California State University (CSULA). After receiving her degree, she clerked for the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office in the Civil Commitment Department for Sexually Violent Crimes. She then went on to obtain her certification as a Paralegal from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Main Practice Areas: Business Formation and Governance, Entertainment, Criminal, Intellectual Property, Contracts and Business Litigation
Admitted: November, 2017.
Professional Associations: Houston Young Lawyers Association, Houston Lawyers Association, Black Lawyer Student Association (Alumni)
Volunteer: Law School Mentor, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
She fell into “the industry” while working in Hollywood, California when she organized events in the community for high profile clients and their families. Mixing her love of law, people, and the entertainment industry, Ms. Terry combines her passions by practicing entertainment law. While in L.A. she worked for the Law Offices of Glenn T. Litwak as a paralegal focusing on copyright agreements, writer disputes, and royalty claims. Once in Houston, she honed her networking skills and discovered her creative gift in business. Attorney Terry gained experience in trademarks, litigation, and corporate governance with The Roxell Richards Law Firm. From mass tort claims to criminal defense, and civil litigation, Ms. Terry has experienced it all. However, she continues to practice the areas of law in which she loves, business and entertainment law.
Ms. Terry is currently a partner at Frye and Benavidez Law Firm, helping to manage a diverse group of attorneys with various practice areas. Her passion for legal work is significant, but she still finds time to make a difference in her local community of Houston, Texas. Attorney Terry is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and gives time to Elite Houston, a community impact organization she founded in 2020.