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Jody Jenkins

Jody began his career as a briefing attorney for the Honorable Don Reavis, Justice of the 7th Court of Appeals in Amarillo. Following his one year term with the Court of Appeals, Jody went into private practice and focused on consumer and commercial litigation and appeals.

Jody has extensive litigation experience in most counties in the states of Texas and New Mexico. Jody’s practice includes both collection efforts and defense work for entities and lawyers being sued under the various state and federal consumer protection statutes as well as the practice areas listed below.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Litigation focusing on Creditor’s Rights in both Texas and New Mexico state and federal courts
  • Appeals
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Property Tax Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor’s rights

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Texas 2001
  • New Mexico 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Education:

  • Texas Tech University, BS Agriculture and Applied Economics 1998
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, JD 2000

Past Employment Positions:

  • Briefing Attorney, The Honorable Don Reavis, 7th Court of Appeals, Amarillo, Texas (2001-2002)
  • Partner-McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf, L.L.P. (2002-2011)
  • Jenkins & Young, P.C. (2011- Present)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Recipient, Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, Lubbock County (2008-2009)
  • President, Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association (2008-2009)
  • Officer and Director, Lubbock County Young Lawyers (2003-2008)
  • Lubbock Area Bar Association (President 2018-2019)
  • National Creditors Bar Association
  • Texas Creditors Bar Association (President 2018-2019)

Personal:

  • Born Abilene, 1976

Dan G. Young

Dan Young began his legal career in 1983. He focuses his practice primarily on litigation. Dan has extensive experience handling both consumer and commercial claims.

His experience also includes the defense of actions under the various state and federal consumer protection statutes.

Dan is licensed to practice law in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

Areas of practice:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights
  • Consumer and commercial litigation statewide in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma
  • Federal and State Debt Collection Practice Acts Defense
  • Consumer Collections

Bar admissions:

  • Texas, 1983
  • Oklahoma, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • Texas Tech University (B.B.A., with honors, 1979)
  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D., 1983)

Honors and awards:

  • Texas Tech Law Review (Research Editor)
  • Phi Delta Phi (Honors Fraternity)

Memberships and affiliations:

  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
  • The General Bar
  • The National List
  • Lubbock Area Bar Association

Personal:

  • Born Lubbock, 1957

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