The Law Office of Kristen Jernigan



Kristen Jernigan is Board Certified in both Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law and is a member of the College of the State Bar.  This means that she has undertaken the studies and written examinations necessary to rise to the top of her profession.    

Kristen has worked at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, The Fifth Court of Appeals and the Fourteenth Court of Appeals giving her a vast understanding of the workings of the Appellate Courts in the State of Texas.  At the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Kristen worked for the nine judges of the Court assisting them with Writs of Habeas Corpus and Death Penalty cases.  

Kristen is also a former prosecutor having worked at the Office of the Attorney General, the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office, and the Williamson County District Attorney's Office.  Having been a prosecutor, Kristen knows how the prosecution evaluates cases and how cases are tried to a jury.  She can effectively represent you in Court because she has been on the other side.

As an Appellate Lawyer, Kristen has appeared as the attorney of record in over 100 direct appeals and 200 writs of habeas corpus and has argued before the First Court of Appeals, the Third Court of Appeals, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Appellate Law can be complicated, but Kristen has navigated through these types of cases for 15 years.  

Kristen is ready and able to assist you in any area of Criminal Law.  Contact us today for a free consultation.
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