Prof Evans featured in Biz Section of


As reported at by rcampbell

 “One of the few African-American women to play on the professional tennis circuit like Venus and Serena Williams, Tonya Marie Evans knows how to combine passion and persistence to achieve lofty goals.

“She’s played at the U.S. Open, attended Howard University on an academic scholarship and worked at the U.S. Court of Appeals. Never content to follow the crowd, Tonya later partnered with her mother as an intellectual property attorney in Philadelphia, providing legal advice and protections for area business leaders and artists. She also launched her own literary firm, Legal Write Publications. This legal, athletic and artistic dynamo added professor to her resume when she accepted a teaching job at Widener University School of Law in 2008.”

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