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JENNIFER CHILDRESS
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Phone: (512) 454-6864 | 
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“Students are there to learn, and teachers to teach — both are on an important mission. Both need basic supports in place that allow them to focus on achieving it together.”
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Litigation
EDUCATION
  • University of Texas School of Law
  • Rice University
licensing & court admissions

Licensed in State of Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas

United States Supreme Court

MEMBERSHIP
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Association of School Boards Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas, School Law Section
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Editor, Texas School Administrators’ Legal Digest.  

Jennifer A. Childress defends school districts in litigation matters involving employment, constitutional, and civil rights issues. She worked for Walsh Gallegos representing school districts and school district officials starting in 1998.

 

Before returning to the firm in 2013, Jennifer served as the Editorial Director for the Texas School AdministratorsLegal Digest and authored numerous articles on a wide variety of school law topics. She is the author of the Texas Legal Handbook on Student Bullying, and co-author of the Texas Student Discipline Handbook.

 

Jennifer is a graduate of Rice University and The University of Texas School of Law. After graduating law school, Jennifer served as a law clerk to a United States Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. She later worked for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Attorney General’s Office representing the State of Texas and state law enforcement officials in civil rights litigation. 

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas