Eva Sikes

Scholar Community Development / Housing Legal Aid
Class of 2018
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Eva Sikes is an attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid focusing on consumer protection and housing law. She began her work with TRLA as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in Brownsville, Texas, where she worked to combat displacement and housing instability of low-income homeowners in the Rio Grande Valley. Her fellowship was sponsored by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation.

At Texas Law, Eva participated in the Transnational Workers Rights Clinic and the Civil Rights Clinic and served as a staff editor on the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights and on the board of directors of the Getting Radical in the South (GRITS) Conference. She was also active in If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, the American Constitution Society, the Public Interest Law Association, and the National Lawyers Guild. She worked with SafePlace and Texas Appleseed in Austin and with TRLA in Edinburg, Texas.