Marchris G. Robinson received his law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and his undergraduate degree from Stockton State College. He also received his certificate from the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, Community Minority Business Advancement Program. He was a Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs for an energy company and General Counsel for a Texas State Senator. He began his legal career as Briefing Attorney to the Chief Justice of the First Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas, and an associate in the commercial litigation section of a major Houston law firm. Robinson is a member of the Texas Association of Bank Counsel and on the Board of the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau.