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Jenny Anderson

Jenny Anderson

Attorney at Law

Playa Negra
Licensed in
TX
City University of
New York
School of Law
About
Jenny graduated from law school in 2000 and after that was admitted to the State Bar of Texas. Since then she has practiced 6 years as a public defender in Washington state and 8 1/2 years as a prosecutor in Austin, Texas. Those positions have made her an articulate, and persuasive litigator and advocate. She has also learned strong analytical skills and is an excellent oral and written communicator. As a public defender she also supervised the misdemeanor division and is an effective team leader. She is also a certified mediator.
17
Years
experience

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Work History

Travis County Attorney's Office

Assistant County Attorney

Apr 2008 - Sep 2016

•Protective Order Attorney, assisted survivors of abuse obtain protective orders for themselves and their family members against their offenders. Drafted pleadings, litigated protective orders before the court and prosecuted civil contempt of those protective orders.
Prosecuted misdemeanor cases, drafted and argued pretrial motions, conducted jury and bench trials.

Apr 2008 - Sep 2016

Whatcom County Public Defender's Office

Senior Deputy Public Defender

Aug 2002 - Mar 2008

•Supervised four attorneys, assigned cases, worked in conjunction with the District Court Judges and the Prosecutor’s District Court unit while handling a full misdemeanor caseload.
Drafted and argued pre-trial motions, substantive motions, and conducted jury and bench trials throughout all courts

Aug 2002 - Mar 2008

Brett and Daugert Law Firm

Contract Attorney

Jun 2002 - Aug 2002

Assisted Breean Beggs, Attorney at Law, reviewed and organized legal files, drafted interrogatories and demands for discovery, responded to discovery requests

Jun 2002 - Aug 2002

Anderson and Martinson

Attorney

Apr 2001 - May 2002

Argued pre-trial motions, substantive motions, and handled all aspects of criminal cases including negotiation, guilty pleas and litigation

Apr 2001 - May 2002

Women's Advocacy Project

Attorney

Aug 2000 - Apr 2001

Protection Order Attorney: Contacted victims within hours of their offenders' arrests to discuss their legal options and provide them with safety planning and other resources. Assisted victims of domestic violence in obtaining emergency protection orders.
Hotline Attorney: Answered calls on a legal hotline and provided assistance to Texans on a variety of legal concerns

Aug 2000 - Apr 2001

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