Letetia is the general counsel for DHA, a role that touches every aspect of the organization. Her wide-ranging responsibilities include managing real estate transactions, lease enforcement, and contract negotiation. She approaches every task with an unwavering commitment to DHA’s mission and a passion to serve the community.
Letetia began her journey in public housing at the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) where she worked in several roles in the Housing Choice Voucher department. In 2006, she moved to the DFW area and worked at Fort Worth Housing Solutions while attending law school.
Prior to joining DHA in 2018, Letetia managed a local general practice law firm. After several years of managing the firm, Letetia elected to return to a career in public housing. She served as policy analyst and staff attorney for DHA before becoming DHA’s general counsel.
Letetia has served as an Executive Board member of the L. Clifford Davis Legal Association, as Co-Chair of J. L. Turner’s Dallas Black Woman Attorney (DBWA) committee, and on the board of Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.
Letetia graduated from the University of Washington, cum laude, with a B.A. in Urban Studies and Nonprofit Management. She received her J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law) where she was inducted as a member of the National Order of Barristers.