Jennifer Stanton Hargrave

Jennifer Stanton Hargrave

Location:
Dallas, Texas
Phone:
214-380-0705
Fax:
214-420-0101
Email:

Jennifer Stanton Hargrave is an experienced family law trial attorney who is also skilled athelping clients construct creative settlement agreements. Jennifer knows that in family law, there are battles that need to be fought. However, she also knows that every divorce does not need to inevitably end in warfare. "It is important to know how to use all of yourresources to achieve the very best outcome for your future.”

Jennifer has been practicing law since 1995. She began her law career working for a litigation firm, and was then hired as in-house counsel to a corporation in the financial services industry. In 2006, she left the financial services industry to begin her career in family law.

Jennifer is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Dallas Bar Family Law Section and the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas.

Jennifer resides in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and three children. She serves as an Assistant Chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas and sits on the Board of The FamilyPlace.

Areas of Practice

  • Family

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Houston Family Law Trial Institute, South Texas College of Law, 2011
  • Collaborative Law Interdisciplinary Training, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, 2006

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate - 1995
  • University of California, Davis, Davis, California
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Author, “What Business Owners Need to Know About Divorce,” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, April 2013
  • Author & Presenter, “Completing the Divorce,” Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, May 2012
  • Author & Presenter, “Finance 101 for Family Law Practitioners,” Family Law from A to Z, National Business Institute, October 2011
  • Author, “Email Agreements: Can they satisfy Rule 11 Requirements?” State Bar of Texas Family Law Section Report, Volume 2009-3

Classes/Seminars

  • Author & Presenter, “Completing the Divorce,” Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, May 2012
  • Author & Presenter, “Finance 101 for Family Law Practitioners,” Family Law from A to Z, National Business Institute, October 2011
  • Presenter, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Spring Retreat, March 2011
  • Instructor, S.M.U. Continuing Education, “What Women Need to Know About Divorce,” Winter 2007, Summer 2007, Winter 2008, Summer 2008

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rated*
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Selected to the Texas SuperLawyers list (Family Law) 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Selected to Texas Rising Stars, 2009, 2010
  • D Magazine, “The Best Lawyers in Dallas” 2007, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • Dallas Bar, Family Law Section, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Member