Jennifer was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and followed in both of her grandfathers’ footsteps graduating from Creighton Law School. While in law school she served as Associate Editor of Creighton Law Review and as a member of the International Moot Court Board.
Jennifer was admitted to practice law in both Nevada and Nebraska in 1995. She has an extensive background in commercial litigation and gaming law and served as Deputy Attorney General in Nevada where she represented the Nevada Gaming Control Board and she successfully handled numerous contested matters before the Nevada Gaming Commission. Thereafter, she worked as an associate at Bullivant Houser Bailey where she handled commercial cases and participated as trial counsel in obtaining one of the largest jury verdicts rendered in Nevada in excess of $100 million dollars.
Prior to joining the Attorney General’s office, she worked as a litigation attorney at Keefer, O’Reilly and Ferrario where she represented various hotel and casinos along with commercial clients. Jennifer was appointed by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval as a Commissioner on the Commission on Professional Standards where she currently serves in her second term.
In her Of Counsel position at RMCM she represents abused and neglected children in the Children’s Attorneys Project and works with children and families in a Truancy Diversion Program.