Sean C. Villery-Samuel, a native of Beaumont, Texas, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University in May 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. During Sean’s tenure at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, he served as the President of the Beta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Chairman of the School of Business & Industry Roundtable, Lead Attorney in the nationally ranked Mock Trial team, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity International. In May of 2009, he earned a law degree from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law. While attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Sean served as the Social Action Chair for the Black Law Student’s Association, Lead Attorney of Thurgood Marshall School of Law’s BSLA Mock Trial team, and Vice President of the Justice Society. He also gained much of his criminal trial experience from the Thurgood Marshall Criminal Legal Clinic.
Sean is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and the U.S. Court of Eastern District of Texas. He is a member of the Jefferson Country Bar Association, National College of DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Jefferson County Black Lawyers Association. Sean also actively participates with the Jefferson County Pro Bono Program by providing legal assistance to lower income individuals and families in Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, and Liberty County.
Sean is a member of several social and civic organizations. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity International, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Treasurer of CASA of Southeast Texas, and a board member of Beaumont Community Players. He has been a presenter at the Jefferson County Bar Association’s Criminal Defense CLE, and has spoken at numerous events ranging from a college convocation to reading to elementary school children.