Biography

Jes Craft is an experienced civil litigation attorney who has represented clients through all phases of trial in state, federal, and administrative courts. Jes began her practice in Oklahoma. After moving to Texas, she continued to expand her civil litigation and insurance defense litigation practice. Her practice includes general casualty, transportation, personal injury, products liability, professional liability, and restaurants, retail and hospitality.

Jes has significant experience in all aspects of litigation, including preliminary case evaluation and investigation, preparing and arguing motions, witness preparation, taking and defending depositions, alternative dispute resolution, and trial. Jes has been recognized by the legal community as a Super Lawyers© Rising Star in both Texas (2019) and Oklahoma (2017). In Texas, no more than 2.5% of all lawyers in the state are named as Super Lawyers© Rising Stars.

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law  (J.D., 2012)
  • University of South Carolina  (B.A., magna cum laude, 2009)
    • Dual Major: International Studies and German

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2017
  • Oklahoma, 2012
  • Minnesota, 2013

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional and Community Activities

  • Professionalism Committee, Texas Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Texas Super Lawyers© Rising Star, 2019
  • Oklahoma Super Lawyers© Rising Star, 2017
  • NextGen 30 Under 30
  • 2012 Recipient of the OU Law Professional Responsibility Award
  • American Indian Law Review, 2011-2012 Outstanding Note or Article Editor
  • Order of the Solicitors
  • University of South Carolina Outstanding Woman 2009 Finalist

Speeches and Presentations

  • Panel Speaker, YOU’RE FIRED!  The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Employment Terminations, CLM 2016 Southwest Conference
  • Panel Speaker, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace, Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants’ Fall 2015 Seminar
  • Speaker, The Defining Decade: A Message for Twenty-Somethings, Chi Omega Fraternity November 2015 Training
  • Moderator, No Sweat Corporate Rep Depo Prep: CLM Panel Discussion, CLM Oklahoma

Languages

  • German