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University of Houston Law Center

Adjunct Professor, Legal Negotiations

Jennifer Callan is a proven litigator with experience defending private and public sector clients in state and federal courts throughout Texas.

Her diverse practice areas span civil rights, personal injury, commercial litigation, medical malpractice, general torts, trucking litigation, and employment disputes.

Jennifer also has experience in conducting complex administrative investigations, labor contract negotiations, and mediation.

Representative Experience

Successfully obtained a full defense jury verdict in a civil rights case brought in federal court in which plaintiff sought $30,000,000 for wrongful conviction.

Drafted and filed successful motions to dismiss multiple civil rights lawsuits, including a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a prospective class of detention officer’s claiming unsafe work conditions.

Successfully negotiated and settled a civil rights class action lawsuit in federal court for about 1.5% of the plaintiffs’ $75,000,000 demand.

Provided legal advice to public sector entities throughout Texas on policies and training.

Provided subject matter expert analysis and opinions to the El Paso Chief of Police on matters involving discipline, best practice standards for policing, training, and departmental policies.

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Valparaiso University School of Law

J.D., 1994
Course honors: Trial practice, Business Planning and Land Use

Alfred University,

B.A., 1990
Named Young Leader of America; Named an Outstanding College Student of America
Pi Gamma Mu Honor Fraternity

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Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals

Fifth Circuit

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Eastern, Southern, Western