Panelist Profile: Durbin, Jennifer G

Jennifer G Durbin

Durbin, Jennifer G

San Antonio, TX

Attorney; Mediator; Arbitrator

Education

St. Mary's Law School, J.D., 1984; Southern Methodist University, B.A., B.S., 1980; Conflict Solutions of Texas Arbitration Training course.

Experience

She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1984 and is also admitted to practice in all Texas Courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Ms. Durbin began her legal career with Plunkett, Gibson & Allen in 1982 as a law clerk. Ms. Durbin worked for Plunkett, Gibson & Allen for twelve years where she eventually became a Shareholder. She continued her career as a founding Shareholder of the Law Firm of Allen, Stein & Durbin. Ms. Durbin has over twenty years of trial experience in both insurance and personal injury litigation and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She was voted one of “San Antonio’s Best Lawyers” by attorneys throughout the San Antonio area. She is a member and Past President of the San Antonio Bar Association and a Member and Past President of the American Board of Trial Advocates – San Antonio Chapter. She has served on numerous State Bar committees, having been elected to serve as a Director of the State Bar of Texas from 2001 to 2004.

Area of Specialization

Negligence; Products Liability; Defamation; Premises Liability; Wrongful Death; Breach of Contract; Common Law; Statutory Fraud; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Bad Faith Litigation; General Civil Litigation.

Membership & Affiliations

President, San Antonio Bar Association, 1999-2000, President Elect 1998-1999, Vice President 1997-1998, Secretary 1996-1997, Treasurer 1995-1996, Director 1993-1995; Texas Bar Association, 1984-Present, served on the Board of Directors elected for District 10, Place 2 - 2001-2004, Executive Committee of the State Bar Board of Directors,2001-Present, Editorial Board, 2001-2004, Committee for Professionalism, 2007; President, American Board of Trial Advocates, San Antonio Chapter, 2004, Vice President 2003, Treasurer 2002, Associate Member since 1997; Trustee of the Board of Trustees, San Antonio Bar Foundation, Treasurer 2007-2008, Secretary 2007; Texas Bar Foundation, Nominations Committee, 2007, Member 1984-Present; William S. Sessions American Inn of Court; Federal Bar Association; Defense Council of San Antonio.

Rates

Two Party Arbritrations: $175/Hour Per Party; All Other Arbitrations/Mediations: $150/Hour Per Party; Reduced Fee Arbitrations/Mediations: $75-$100/Hour Per Party Regardless of Number of Parties.

Jennifer Durbin is an experienced panelist for Conflict Solutions of Texas, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. CS of TX offers a broad range of services to resolve disputes and are designed to be more cost-effective and timely than conventional arbitration offerings.