Jennifer Bonds Cabrera began her career at an AmLaw Top 100 firm where she defended companies and individuals in personal injury and commercial litigation cases. She has represented clients in both state and federal courts in a wide array of cases involving defective products, premises liability, workplace accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and commercial motor vehicle accidents.
While in law school, Jennifer competed as part of the nationally-renowned advocacy program at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas, where she won regional, state, and national championships on behalf of her school. She also won individual briefing and speaking awards, including the best overall speaker at the national level of the National Appellate Advocacy Competition, the largest and most prestigious moot court tournament in the country.
Jennifer currently serves as the instructor for the University of Houston Downtown’s Advanced Paralegal Certificate Program in Personal Injury Law as well as an Appellate Advocacy Coach at South Texas College of Law.
Jennifer and her husband Manny are members of St. Joseph-St. Stephen Catholic Parish in Houston’s Historic Sixth Ward. In their free time, they enjoy watching Astros baseball and spending time with their son, Charlie.
J.D., South Texas College of Law, Magna Cum Laude
- National Order of Barristers
- National Order of Scribes
- Dean’s Outstanding Advocate Award
- Justice Bud Warren Appellate Advocacy Award
- TYLA State Bar Moot Court Competition: Champion, Best Brief and Best Advocate, 2015
- ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition: National 1st Place Advocate, 2015
- ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition: Regional Champion, 2015
- NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition: National Semi-finalist, 2015
- NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition: Regional Champion and Best Brief, 2014
- Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition: National Champion, 2014
- Evan A. Evans National Moot Court Competition: Best Brief, 2014
- William B. Spong Moot Court Tournament: National Semi-finalist, 2014
B.A., Political Science, University of Houston
- State Bar of Texas
- American Bar Association
- Texas Young Lawyers Association
- Supreme Court of Texas (Texas District and Appellate Courts)
- United States District Court (Southern District of Texas)