Jessica Alvarez

Jessica Alvarez

Prior to becoming an attorney, Jessica gained years of extensive legal experience working as a legal assistant and legal intern between the years 2012 and 2021.

Jessica was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, moved to Dallas, Texas at the age of three, and is bilingual. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies.

Jessica attended law school at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law where she excelled in various areas of advocacy and academics. She was on the Dean’s List and a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society.

Additionally, Jessica participated in mock trial and moot court competitions and also chaired the annual mock trial competition.

Jessica’s impressive list of honors and awards include the DFW Metroplex Mock Trial Competition Top Advocate Scholarship and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy Topics.

Jessica was also an Executive Board Member of the Board of Advocates and a Staff Member of the UNTDCOL Law Review.

When she is not in the office, Jessica enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Sgt. Carlos Alvarez, USMC, their son Noah, and their dog Vinny.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS DALLAS COLLEGE OF LAW

  • Degree: Juris Doctor – May 2021
  • Honors and Activities
    • Dean’s List
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Traveling Mock Trial Competition Team – ABA Labor & Employment
    • DFW Metroplex Mock Trial Competition – Top Advocate
    • Thompson & Knight Moot Court Competition – Quarterfinalist
    • Kastl Law, P.C. Mock Trial Competition – Competition Chair
    • UNT Dallas Law Review – Staff Member
    • UNT Dallas Board of Advocates – Executive Board Member
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards – Advanced Federal Criminal Procedure
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards – Trial Advocacy Topics
    • Hispanic Law Students Association – Vice President
    • Immigration and Public Interest Law Students Association – Co-founder and Vice President

TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY

  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies – August 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Mims Ballew Hollingsworth, PLLC – Southlake, Texas
  • Associate Attorney, March 2022 – Present
  • Beal Law Firm, PLLC – Southlake, Texas
  • Associate Attorney, October 2021 – March 2022
  • Legal Assistant, January 2020 – October 2021
  • Law Offices of Kenneth G. Wincorn, P.C. – Richardson, Texas
  • Legal Intern, June 2019 – January 2020
  • Thomas Price, PLLC – Dallas, Texas
  • Legal Assistant, January 2017 – June 2019
  • Khavari & Moghadassi – Dallas, Texas
  • Legal Assistant, March 2015 – January 2017
  • Joseph Leszczynski – Dallas, Texas
  • Legal Assistant, September 2012 – March 2015

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Hispanic Issues, State Bar of Texas
  • Criminal Justice, State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish