Jennifer Freel Serving on Planning Committee for UT School of Law Conference on State and Federal Appeals

June 4, 2024 | Speaking Engagements

Jackson Walker partner Jennifer S. Freel is serving on the planning committee for The University of Texas School of Law’s 34th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals, which takes place in Austin on June 6th and 7th. Jackson Walker is also sponsoring the event. Renowned as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas, the conference is tailored for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners and is a must attend event for Texas civil appellate lawyers.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Essential insights for practicing in the fifth circuit
  • 2024 Ethics Referendum
  • Updates on appellate rules changes
  • Strategies for effective screening and onboarding of new appellate clients
  • Jury charge update
  • Current techniques, ethical issues, and future considerations for AI in appeals court

The conference will be held at The Otis Hotel. To learn more, view the course brochure.

Meet Jennifer

Jennifer S. Freel is a former federal prosecutor who advises businesses and individuals under investigation by the government and conducts internal investigations for companies seeking an independent party. She also represents clients in civil disputes at the pre-trial, trial, and appellate levels in both state and federal courts. She is an elected Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a member of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society’s Board of Trustees, a past chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Federal Bar Association, and a past president of the Federal Bar Association Austin Chapter.​​​​