Jenna McConnell

Attorney at Law

Jenna McConnell, a Wisconsin native, received her Juris Doctorate from Marquette University Law School in 2013. Upon graduation, Jenna worked for the Federal Defender’s Office in Wisconsin and private practice handling civil, criminal, and immigration matters. Before moving to Dallas, she practiced immigration law in Houston, Texas.

While at Marquette, Jenna interned at a private immigration firm and both the State and Federal Public Defenders’ Offices. She also worked as a research assistant to a Marquette professor and as a law clerk for a state criminal court judge. Additionally, Jenna founded and coordinated Marquette's Refugee Help Desk, participated in Marquette’s Volunteer Legal Clinic, served as a board member for the University's Moot Court program, and was awarded special honors as a distinguished member of the Pro Bono Society.

Before attending law school, Jenna graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. As an undergraduate, she was a member of the Division I Women’s Tennis Team, served as a student-athlete advisor, and earned several student-athlete awards for academic performance. Jenna also studied abroad in Puebla, Mexico and Heredia, Costa Rica.

Jenna is fluent in Spanish and conversant in French. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Texas State Parks, fishing, golfing, and fostering animals with medical needs.