Attorney at Law
Jane is an attorney with over two decades of legal, legislative, political campaign, governmental relations, and media relations experience from the local arena to the national stage.
She has worked with governmental entities, elected officials, and lawyers throughout Texas. As an attorney, she has represented individuals, companies and elected officials (Republican and Democrat).
In Austin, she served as a legislative aide, press secretary, and an assistant chief clerk, working directly with the Speaker of the House and Parliamentarian. She directed operations for a legislator’s capitol and district offices, monitored conferences with lobbyists, attended House committee meetings, and worked with news media, and state and federal agencies. She was extensively involved in home equity lending and “right to carry” legislative initiatives in Texas.
After relocating to Houston, Jane served as a staff counsel for a Houston City Council member, and worked closely with the city legal department, city department heads, and council members’ chiefs of staffs.
A graduate of the University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism, with a degree in Broadcast News, Jane received her Masters Degree in Public Administration from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University). She holds a law degree from Texas Southern University and is a member of the State Bar of Texas.
In 2011 Jane was elected to be a Texas State Bar “State Bar Fellow” and has served on the Houston Bar Associations Law and the Media Committee for 12 years. She chaired the Association’s Law and the Media Committee for the 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2009-2010 terms and under HBA President’s Tommy Proctor and Barrett Reasoner, Jane earned the President’s Award for her work.
More recently Jane has worked with several nationally known attorneys on high profile litigation, assisting in venue, jury selection, and pre-trial publicity.
With two decades of experience, Jane has been assisting families with their specific estate planning needs. She strongly believes you should have a Will, so if you don't have one, get one prepared. You'll be doing your loved ones a favor. Jane can also assist clients through the often confusing process of probating a loved one’s estate after they pass. Whether the probate is simple or complex, Jane has the experience to make it understandable for the family.