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Angela Harkless Edit Profile

Lawyer , Publishing executive

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.


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 Cachét Magazine, since 1999.


  • Bar: Illinois 1995.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


  • Other Interests

    Learning foreign languages, golf, tennis, collecting antiques.


Wesley Harkless

Julia L. (Murrell) Harkless