Jennifer C. Tobin
call 972 349-2284
fax 972 349-9208
Mrs. Tobin practices in the area of property tax litigation. Her practice primarily involves assisting commercial property owners reduce their property tax liability throughout the state of Texas. Because of her intense abilities in her chosen area of practice, she was selected the Outstanding Young Lawyer in Dallas by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (“DAYL”) for 2009-2010.
Mrs. Tobin is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers as well as many organizations that deal specifically with tax issues. She is a member of the North Texas Association of Assessing Officers, Texas Association of Property Tax Professionals, the SMU Real Estate Society, and Commercial Real Estate Women – Dallas.
She served on the DAYL Foundation Board of Directors and created a Foundation Scholarship for local law students that continues to grow. Mrs. Tobin also served as President of the North Texas Association of Assessing Officers and was a member of its Board of Directors.
She volunteers with many non-profit organizations throughout Dallas. Mrs. Tobin is a member of the Junior League of Dallas, having served on its Board of Directors as Finance Vice President and in several other capacities.
Mrs. Tobin is President-elect of The Family Place Partners, and has been a prolific fundraiser for The Family Place. She has served as President of the Élan Circle of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League and on its Board. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Lee Park Conservancy and is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She has used her experience in fundraising to Chair or Co-Chair the following events: The Dallas Museum of Art Junior Associates Circle An Affair of the Art, Community Partners of Dallas Chick-Lit Luncheon, Spirit of Contact Luncheon Underwriting, and the Heroes for Children Luncheon Solicitations and Silent Auction. In total, these events have raised over $1.5 million for their respective non-profit organizations.
Mrs. Tobin received her bachelor’s degree in finance, organizational behavior and business policy with a minor in religious studies from Southern Methodist University in 1998. She attended University College, Oxford, England, in the summers of 1997 and 1999 and earned her law degree in 2001 from SMU Dedman School of Law.
She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2001 and the State Bar of Kansas in 2002. Besides being admitted to all Texas and Kansas state courts, she is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern District of Texas and all United States Districts Courts of Kansas.
Areas of Practice
State Bar of Texas, 2001
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court District of Kansas
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2001 (Juris Doctor)
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1998 (Bachelors in Finance & Organizational Behavior and Business Policy with Minor in Religious Studies)
International studies at University College, Oxford, England, 1997 and 1999
Awards & Honors
Outstanding Young Lawyer of DallasDallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2009-2010
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Foundation Board of Directors, 2007-2009
North Texas Association of Assessing Officers, President, 2007, Board of Directors, 2004-2009
State Bar of Texas Property Tax Committee
Commercial Real Estate Women – Dallas
SMU Real Estate Society
The Junior League of Dallas, 90th Anniversary Luncheon Chair, 2011-2012, Community Volunteer Fair Chair, 2010-2011, Finance Vice President, 2009-2010, Board of Directors, 2009-2010, Leadership Council, 2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2013-2014, Nominating Committee, 2010
The Family Place Partners, President-Elect 2012-2013, Partners Card Co-Chair, 2009, Board of Directors, 2009-2013
Élan Circle of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League, President, 2009-2010, Board of Directors, 2006-2011
Lee Park Conservancy, Board of Directors, 2009-2013
Dallas Museum of Art Junior Associates Circle, An Affair of the Art Co-Chair, 2011, Steering Committee, 2010-2013
Community Partners of Dallas Partnership, Chick-Lit Luncheon Chair, 2010
Heroes for Children, Solicitations Chair, 2011, Silent Auction Co-Chair, 2010
Daughters of the American Revolution
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