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Angela Harkless

Angela Harkless, American lawyer, publishing executive. Bar: Illinois 1995. Scholar Radio-Keith-Orpheum Broadcast, Inc. Black Media Coaliton, 1985, Journalism scholar McGraw-Hill, 1986; law fellow Council on Legal Education, 1992-1995.


  • Harkless, Angela was born on October 7, 1964 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Wesley and Julia L. (Murrell) Harkless.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Communications, Loyola University, Chicago, 1986. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, 1995. Postgraduate, London Law Consortium, 1995.


    • Research assistant WFYR-FM, Chicago, 1983-1986. Editorial assistant Chicago Tribune, 1987-1988. Administrative executive assistant Columbia Broadcasting System, Incorporated, New York York City, 1989-1990.

      Attorney Harkless Law Firm, Chicago, since 1996. Editor, public Cach├ęt Magazine, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1995.


    • Notes editor Federal Communications Law Journal, 1993-1995, Law News Center.


    Member ambassador committee Chicago Sister Cities International, 1990-1992. Board directors Young Adult Board DuSable Museum, Chicago, since 1996. Member American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Federal Communications Bar Association (member planning committee Chicago chapter), Chicago Association Black Journalists (president since 1999), Multicultural Journalism Consortium (president since 1994), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.



    Learning foreign languages, golf, tennis, collecting antiques.

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    Born October 7, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1986
      Loyola University
    • 1995
      Indiana University
    • 1995
      London Law Consortium
    • 1983 - 1986
      Research assistant, WFYR-FM
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      editorial assistant, Chicago Tribune
    • 1989 - 1990
      administrative executive, assistant Columbia Broadcasting System
    • 1996
      attorney, Harkless Law Firm
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1999