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Jennifer K. Gjesvold Esq.

Jennifer K. Gjesvold Esq.

Attorney
Location:
Hurst, Texas
Phone:
817-382-5525
Fax:
817-423-7715
Email:

Recent Successful Cases

K.A. et. al. v. BAC Home Loan Servicing, et. al. (May 2012, EDTX) 

United States of America v. K.L. (July 2012 NDTX)

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Defense
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Drafting
  • Terminations
  • Small Business
  • Local Counsel
  • Contract Disputes and Negotiations
  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Modifications
  • Adoption
  • Custody Disputes
  • Insurance Defense
  • Corporate and Partnership Disputes
  • Business Defense
  • Professional Responsibility Defense
  • Commercial Liability
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Arbitration and Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Ad Litem Attorney, 2012
  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem, State Bar of Texas, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2013
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2015

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1999
    • Major: Psychology
  • Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon
    • B.S.
    • Major: Criminal Justice-Corrections

Published Works

  • Private Remorse as a Predictor of Criminal and Rule-Breaking Behavior in Convicted Offenders, Western Oregon University Library, 1999
  • Harassment as a Predictor of Burnout in Correctional Officers, Criminal Justice and Behavior Journal, Vol. 3, No. 5, 602-619, 2003

Representative Cases

  • Expert Witness for the defense, 2015
  • The State of Texas v. Ex-NFL Player, John Barnes, Dallas County, Jury Trial Directed Verdict Granted for the Defendant
  • Mike Stewart v. Ronnie and Shelia Moore (2015)
  • Mark Buckland v. Athene Insurance Co. (2015)
  • Rombus Group v. City of Dallas (2015)

References

  • Mr. Timothy L. Vinson
  • Mr. Michael Washington, Assistant Attorney General
  • Mr. Edward O'Reilly, Of Counsel
  • Mr. Blain Andrus
  • Mr. William Larkin, Assistant United States Attorney

Classes/Seminars

  • Scholastic Research, Various Universities, 1998 - 2000
  • Commencement Speaker, WOU Graduation
  • Research Paper Presentations at various Universities throughout the Northwest, 1998 - 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Julia McCulloch Smith Outstanding Graduating Woman, 2000
  • Children First Annual Award
  • Kush Tum Tum Award "A Heart For People"
  • Psi Chi Honor Society, 1997 - 1999
  • Scholarship From Syracuse University College of Law
  • Honors Scholarships From Western Oregon University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Hudson Legal, Document Review Attorney, 2011 - 2012
  • Oregon Attorney General's Office, Trial Division (DOJ), Trial Litigation Assistant , 2010 - 2011
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, Jury Trial Team Litigation Assistant, 2010
  • Freedom Hill Farms, Inc., Owner/ Professional Athlete, 2003 - 2010
  • Woodburn & Wedge, Associate, 2003 - 2005
  • United States Attorney's Office (DOJ), Law Clerk, 2002 - 2003
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York Honorable Thomas J. McAvoy, Judicial Clerk, 2002

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dallas Attorney Volunteer Program
  • Legal Aide of Northwest Texas
  • Private Practice Bro Bono Division

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Office Location

Law Office of Jennifer K. Gjesvold, Esq.
773 Lonesome Dove Trail, Suite "A"
Hurst, Texas 76054
Phone: 877-683-3170
Fax: 817-423-7715
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