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Jennifer K. Gjesvold Esq.

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Location:
North Richland Hills, 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

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

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

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
    • 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

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, Civil Litigation, Committee Member, Family Law and Committee Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Dallas County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Federal District Court, NDNY, Judicial Clerk, 2002
  • U.S. Attorneys Office, NDNY, Law Clerk, 2002 - 2003
  • Woodburn & Wedge, Associate, 2003 - 2005
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, Jury Trial Team Legal Assistant , 2010
  • Oregon Attorney General's Office, Legal Assistant, 2010 - 2011
  • Law Offices of Dennis Messoline PC, Certified Legal Clerk, 2010 - 2011

Pro Bono Activities

  • Northwest Legal Aide of Texas
  • DDAP
  • ABA finalist judge for the ABA Law student national negotiation competition, February 8, 2012 in Dallas, Texas

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Office Location

Law Office of Jennifer K. Gjesvold, ESQ
5596 Davis Boulevard, Suite 100
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Phone: 817-382-5525
Fax: 817-605-9529
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