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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Mickey Washington, Esquire
Mickey Washington was an outstanding collegian at Texas A&M university and played eight years in the National Football League. He is now a successful lawyer.
EDITOR’S NOTE:From time to time this website gets article submissions on former African American college athletes who have utilized their education opportunities and are now out in the workforce. If you have such a story or know of someone who is deserving of being highlighted, e-mail the website or the writer of the WHERE ARE THEY NOW story. This story was submitted to us by Crystal Clear Communications, Inc., an African American owned public relations firm located in Houston, Texas. Their website is www.crystalcommunicates.com HOUSTON, Texas — Mickey L. Washington is a native of Port Arthur and Beaumont, Texas. Mr. Washington obtained his Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Minor in Health from Texas A&M University in 1990. He went on to play in the National Football League for 8 years and became the corner back for the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVIII.
In addition, Mr. Washington is a former investment and business development manager. Mr. Washington holds several honors, including Unsung Hero, All American Honorable Mention, Texas A&M Team Captain, First Team All Southwest Conference and Texas A&M All Decade Team.
In his professional law career, Mr. Washington has clerked for Fort Bend District Attorney’s office, Taylor & Ernster Law Firm and the National Football Players Association where he was a former Union Representative. After completing a two and a half year clerkship with Taylor & Ernster Law Firm, Mr. Washington hired on with R.G. Taylor, II, P.C. & Associates in 2002 as an attorney working on successful cases in catastrophic personal injury, mass tort, products liability, insurance disputes and commercial litigation. Currently, Mr. Washington is licensed in Texas State Court and the Southern District for Federal Court and in all Mississippi Courts including the Fifth Circuit.