Jennifer handles pre-trial, trial,
and appellate matters. For more than nine years, Jennifer served as Assistant
United States Attorney in the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas.
As a result, she has extensive trial experience involving narcotics
conspiracies, gun smuggling, and white collar crime. She has also defended
convictions from across the district as an appellate specialist. Jennifer has
argued more than twenty times before the United States Court of Appeals for the
Before becoming a
prosecutor, Jennifer clerked for Judge Fortunato Benavides on the Fifth Circuit
Court of Appeals. She is board certified in Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas
Board of Legal Specialization, an elected Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation,
and a barrister in the Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court. She also serves
on the executive board of the Austin Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and
teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law.