Harriet Miers replaces Gonzalez as White House Counsel for President Bush
I guess you don't need a top law degree or even top tier degree to do something impressive...or maybe you just need to be from Texas and suck up to W...
Harriet Miers received both her undergraduate and law degrees from Southern Methodist University. She worked at the firm of Locke, Purnell, Rain & Harrell from 1972 to 1999, rising to the position of president. In 1985, she became the first woman president of the Dallas Bar Association; she also served as a member-at-large on the Dallas City Council.
In 1992, Miers became the first woman president of the Texas State Bar. Most recently, she was co-managing partner at Locke Liddell & Sapp, LLP. From 1995 until 2000, Miers was chair of the Texas Lottery Commission. She was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy for Bush until her recent appointment.