Jennifer C. Tobin
call 972 349-2284
fax 972 349-9208
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.
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 as its President in 2017-2018 and on its Board of Directors.
Mrs. Tobin 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 Turtle Creek 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.
Jennifer resides in Dallas with her husband Aaron and her daughter, Anna, and her son, Ashton.
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, President, 2017-2018, President-Elect, 2016-2017, Luncheon Chair, 2012-2012, Community Volunteer Fair Chair, 2010-2011, Finance Vice President, 2009-2010, Board of Directors. 2009-2010, 2016-2018, Leadership Counsel, 2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2013-2018, Nominating Committee, 2010
The Family Place Partners, President 2013-2014, President-Elect, 2012-2013, Partners Card Co-Chair, 2019, Board of Directors, 2009-2014
Élan Circle of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League, President, 2009-2010, Board of Directors, 2006-2011
Turtle Creek 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
The Hockaday School, Special Events Co-Chair, 2019-2020
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