Nicole Simmons

Nicole Clark Simmons

Director of Pipeline Outreach and Development

Nicole Simmons earned her B.B.A from Texas A&M University and her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, where she participated in various student organizations, including the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society, Street Law, and the Student Recruitment and Orientation Committee. Following law school, Nicole practiced banking and finance law in Houston before jumping at the opportunity to return to the law school to work with students. Prior to joining the Admissions Office, Nicole worked in the Career Services Office for almost 13 years. She served as a Career Counselor, the Director of Public Service Programs, and the Director of Professional Development. Nicole has a long-standing commitment to service and access to higher education. She is active in her community and has served in leadership roles with the National Association of Law Placement, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, and the Austin Black Lawyer’s Association. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Youth Justice Alliance and the Austin Black Lawyers Foundation.