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Jennifer A. Broussard

EDUCATION:

    Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, Texas, '64-65 and '66, degree plan - nursing

    Sacred Heart Dominican College, Houston, Texas, 1965, degree plan - nursing

    University of Colorado, 1978, B.A. Urban Studies, "With Distinction"

    Doctor of Jurisprudence, South Texas College of Law, 1984

LAW PRACTICE:

    November, 1984 through July, 1989 employed by the Law Offices of Burta Rhoads Raborn; Associate. Practice limited to the area of family law.

    August, 1989 through present, self-employed. Law Offices of Jennifer A. Broussard, P.C. Practice limited to the area of family law.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

    Association of Women Attorneys, Board of Directors 1988-89 and 1990-91, Treasurer 1996-97, continuing member

    Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors 1990-91, continuing member

    South Texas College of Law Alumni Association, Partners for Progress.

    State Bar of Texas, Committee on Minimum Continuing Legal Education, 1991-92

    State Bar of Texas, District 4A Grievance Committee, 1990 to 1996. Chairperson of District 4A Grievance Committee, 1993, 1994 and 1995, 1996.

    Texas Women Lawyers, Steering Committee, 1995, 1996

    State Bar of Texas, Mentorship Committee, 1996-1997

    Houston Bar Association, Professionalism Committee, 1996-1997

    Houston Bas Association, Speakers Bureau, 1996-1997

    Alliance of Collaborative Family Law Attorneys, Founder and Steering Committee Member 2001; Secretary, 2001-2002-2003. Ex-Officio 2004.

    Gulf Coast Collaborative Lawyers Network, Executive Committee , 2002-2004 Treasurer; 2003; 2004.

    Collaborative Law Institute Board of Trustees, 2003, 2004; Chair, Website and Newsletter Committee, 2004

SPEAKING and PUBLICATIONS:

    Internship publication, University of Colorado, 1978
    Survival and the Law for the Colorado Woman: A Handbook of Legal Rights and Responsibilities

    Course publication, University of Colorado, 1978
    "Conjugal Visitation in Prison" distributed through CONtact Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

    North Harris County Bar Association, "A Saturday Seminar", Family Law: Preparing for New Laws, New Rules and New Methods of Practice, "Mediation From a Litigator's Perspective", October 28, 1995.

    Guest Speaker on pilot radio program for syndication entitled "Life Quest" hosted by Charmayne Moody, Esq. on the subject of family law.

    State Bar of Texas, Law Office Management Program, symposium for young practitioners on how to build a practice, November 12, 1996, Austin, Texas.

    Panel Moderator: “Judges Panel: Ad Litem Issues in Family Court”, Guardianship Issues In Probate and Family Law Courts, February 27, 1998. Speakers: Judge James D. Squire, 312th District Court, Judge Linda Motheral, 257th District Court and Judge John D. Montgomery, 309th District Court.

    Houston Bar Association Speakers Bureau Engagement: Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Monthly Staff Women’s Meeting, December 2, 1998 and January 20, 1999. “Defining Family, Probate and Juvenile Law”.

    Executive Forum: Luncheon Speaker, “Understanding the Judiciary”, April, 2000.

    Executive Forum: Luncheon Speaker, “New Developments in Family Law - Collaborative Law”, September, 2001.

    American Women’s Society of Certified Public Accountants: Luncheon Speaker: “Divorce and the CPA”, April, 2002; Annual Seminar: Keynote Speaker, “Divorce and the CPA - Collaborative Law”, February 1, 2003.

COMMUNITY:

    West Lane Place Civic Association, Chairperson of By Laws Committee, 1991-92.

    Mid Lane Square Townhouse Association, Board of Directors, 1990

    Habitat for Humanity, Public Relations Committee, 1994

    Executive Forum, Secretary, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002; Secretary and Membership Director 2002-2003; Delegate to Federation of Houston Professional Women, 2002, 2003; President, 2004; Historian, 2000-2004, Treasurer 2004 to present.

PUBLIC HONORS:

    Federation of Houston Professional Women, 2002 Woman of Excellence; nominee of Executive Forum.

OTHER EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

    Chevron Services Co., Houston, Texas, 1979-83, Engineering Technician working in Reservoir Management and Computer Simulation with regard to the management and operation of the Saudi Arabian fields.

    Chevron USA, Inc., 1970-79, Denver, Colorado, Engineering Technician working in Drilling and Reservoir Management with regard to the drilling, operation and management of the Rocky Mountain Region.

     

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