Our Team


Attorney for Students, Director

Portrait of Dr. Kama Davis

Dr. Kama Davis

Staff Attorney

Dr. Kama Davis has advocated for clients since 2001 in a variety of areas of the law and brought that experience to the Attorney for Students Office when she joined the team in August of 2014. She earned a B.A. in Spanish Literature and a B.A. in the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree and Mediation Training at The University of Texas School of Law and graduated in 2001. Kama worked at Baron and Budd in Dallas, focusing on mass tort litigation. In 2005, Kama opened her private practice, concentrating on consumer issues, debt settlement, and criminal defense. She is licensed to practice law in Texas. Kama is a native San Marcan and is thrilled to be a member of the Bobcat family.

Portrait of Dr. Ethan Chou

Dr. Ethan Chou

Staff Attorney

Dr. Ethan Chou received his B.S. in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, with a simultaneous degree in Political Science. After graduating and briefly working as a wealth management advisor at Merrill Lynch, Ethan attended law school and obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from The University of Texas School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Texas. As an experienced legal aid attorney who has spent his entire legal career serving students in higher education, Ethan has intimate knowledge of and practical experience addressing university students' concerns, challenges, and needs. He had the opportunity and privilege to advise and counsel hundreds of students while working at the Legal Services for Students office at The University of Texas at Austin. Ethan gained valuable insight into and developed expertise in immigration law, landlord-tenant law, property law, consumer law, probate law, contract law, debtor/creditor law, insurance law, and tort law. He enjoys legal research and problem solving and is passionate about giving students the tools and resources to advocate for themselves. Ethan joined the Attorney for Students Office in 2020 and is excited to be a part of the Texas State Bobcat family.

Portrait of Ms. Sharon Fraker Bates

Ms. Sharon Fraker Bates

Administrative Assistant and Office Manager

Sharon was previously a United States Navy nurse's aid. She studied at Palm Beach State College, focusing on accounting and business management. Sharon worked in the Florida Public School system for twelve years before moving to Texas. She joined the Bobcat team in 2011.