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Lawyer Jennifer K. Gjesvold, Esq. founded her firm in 2011, after several years of nationally recognized litigation experience both at the Federal and State level. When she founded her firm, she brought with her the devotion to provide exceptional ethical representation to her clients whether big or small, known or unknown, rich or poor. She knows how to obtain results for her clients and carefully screens the cases she accepts to ensure she can provide quality, personalized legal representation.
Jennifer devotes a large portion of her practice to litigating cases – throughout the years and across the nation she has successfully handled high profile federal and state court litigation whether by consulting, assisting or taking charge as lead counsel.
As a retired professional athlete she brings a unique skill set to the courtroom and she is known for her nationally trained litigation style and trial experience, both past and present, and her competency in the law. She often times partners with other law firms, both large and small, to provide pre-trial litigation strategy consulting, as well as trial and jury consulting in hotly contested and multi-million dollar civil cases and some high profile criminal cases where the stakes are high and the parties are well-known Corporations, CEO’s, Corporate Officers, Professionals, Recognized Community Members, Celebrities or Professional Athletes. In addition, she is often times asked to provide ongoing legal consulting and contract drafting review services to corporations and law firms on an international, national and statewide level.
Legal Experience And Community Involvement
Jennifer can handle cases from the start through trial and any necessary appeals. She is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
She is an active member of the American Bar Association, The Federal Bar Association of the 5th Circuit, the State Bar of Texas, the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Dallas County Bar Association and she has been asked and appointed to sit on a variety to committees for these associations.
In addition to practicing law from her Hurst office, across the State and nationwide, attorney Jennifer K. Gjesvold gives back to the community by volunteering her legal services with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas. She maintains her own pro bono docket through her firm to support those people who are turned away by other pro bono agencies. She is also an active member in various national and statewide volunteer mock trial programs for teens and law school students.
A seasoned litigator with exceptional results both at the trial and appeallate levels. Ms. Gjesvold has practiced at every level of the system and has had 7 cases published in Westlaw. She is a published author that has been cited internationally for her research results. Prior to becoming a lawyer Ms. Gjesvold was a professional athlete through the USET and a judge. She has a long standing career of successful endeavors with rehabilitiating violent offenders, at risk teens and high risk families throughout the system since 1997. She has never lost an appeal (19) and she has never had a guilty verdict in a criminal matter. She is eclectic in her practice of law, very versed in a broad range of legal topics and procedural strategies and she consults other attorneys on litigation techniques on a regular basis. Ms. Gjesvold prides herself on being feircely loyal and dedicated to her clients over all others and she is known for shooting it straight, being honest and highly ethical.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2011||07/18/2019|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 07/01/2019
Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.
Jennifer's comment:“Ms. Gjesvold agreed to take a public reprimand for calling an opposing attorney in contentious litigation a "brat", among other things. The comment was made because the opposing attorney, Lee Budner, had sued my client with my client's company without permission from my client which is illegal. While name calling is never OK, in this instant, it was earned.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Attorney North America||Top Attorneys in North America||2019|
|Litigator of the Year 2019||American Institute of Trial Lawyers||2019|
|Top Ten Attorney in Dallas||Top Ten Attorneys In Dallas||2019|
|Best Law Firm||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|Top 10% Civil Litigators in the United States||Lawyers of Distinction||2019|
|Top 10% Lawyers in United States||Lawyers of Distinction||2018|
|Top 10 Best Law Firms-Texas||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2018|
|Best Attorney||Best Attorneys of America||2018|
|Top Attorney in North America||Top Attorneys of North America||2017|
|Best Law Firm||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|Top 10 Family Law Attorney Award Selected from 1% Nationwide||Attorney and Practice Magazine||2017|
|Top 10% Civil Litigators in United States||Lawyers of Distinction||2017|
|Pinnacle Professionalism Inductee in Worldwide Who's Who||Contential Who's Who WorldWide||2017|
|Top 10 Female Lawyers in Texas||American Institute of Family Lawyers||2017|
|Top Ten Attorneys in Texas||American Institute of Family Lawyers||2017|
|Top 10 Female Lawyers in Texas||American Institute of Family Lawyers||2016|
|Top Ten Attorneys in Texas||American Institute of Family Lawyers||2016|
|Julia McCulloch Smith Outstanding Graduating Senior||Western Oregon University||2000|
|Klush Tum Tum Award||Western Oregon University||1999|
|Champion for Children Annually Award||Children First of Oregon||1999|
|Elite Advocate-Civil Litigation 2020||American Institute of Legal Advocates||N/A|
|Whos Who in America 2019||Marquis Who's Who in America||N/A|
|Litigation Attorney||Law Offices of Jennifer K. Gjesvold, Esq., P.L.L.C.||2011 - Present|
|Trial Team||Baker Sterchi Cowden and Rice||2010 - 2010|
|Trial Litigation Assistant||Office of the Attorney General, Trial Division||2010 - 2011|
|Associate||Woodburn and Wedge||2003 - 2005|
|Judicial Clerk||Federal District Court, NDNY||2002 - 2002|
|Law Clerk||US Attorneys Office, NDNY||2002 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dallas Bar Association||Courthouse and Library Appointed Committee Member||2017 - Present|
|Dallas Bar Association||Appointment to the Legal Ethics Committee||2017 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Litigation Section||2011 - Present|
|Dallas County Bar Association||Transition to Practice||2012 - 2013|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Member||2011 - 2017|
|Dallas Bar Association||A Civil Action||2016|
|www.jkglawfirm.com||Thinking about getting divorced in Texas?||2015|
|Criminal Justice and Behavior Journal, Vol. 30, No. 5, 602-619 (2003).||Harrassment as a Predictor of Burnout in Correctional Officers||2003|
|Western Oregon University Library||Private Remorse as a Predictor of Criminal and Rule-Breaking Behavior in Convicted Offenders||1999|
|Harvard University||Masters in Clinical Psychology||2020|
|Syracuse University College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor, top 1/3rd of class on honors scholarship||2004|
|Western Oregon University||BS - Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude||1999|
|Western Oregon University||BS - Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude||1999|
|Cybercrime and Security CLE||Continuing Legal Education Seminar||2017|
|Western Oregon University Graduation, 2000||Commencement Speaker||2000|
|Romulus Group v. City of Dallas||Won and Remanded to Trial Court|
|R.H. v. Attorney General on behalf of Department of Adult and Family Services||Before the State Supreme Court|
|Richon Development Corp. v. Nassar Shafipour, on appeal from jury trial, Westland||Won and Published|
|Case No: 13-11165 "Michael Torres v. Jeffrey Tre Krueger" 5th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals||Won|
|Laferve. v. Connextions, et. al. NDTX Federal Court||Favorable Settlement and Published|
|Mark Cohen and Jeff Carruth v. Jeffrey Tre Krueger and Michael Torres, No. D-1-GN-13-002248||Won and Published|
|In Re Krueger, No. 03-12-000838-CV, 2013 WL 2157765 (Tex. App. May 16, 2013)||Won and Published|
|United States of America v. Kiem Le; 4:12-cv-00100||Dismissed|
|In the Interest of W.G., A Child||Won appeal at the 2nd Circuit|
|Alavi, Karim, et. al. v. BAC Home Loans Servicing and Fannie Mae||Settled|
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