For Random Profiles, we randomly pick one of our 87,000-plus attorneys and do a Q&A. We've found that every Texas lawyer has an interesting story. Will yours be next?
Most important career lesson: The character and professionalism you exhibit as a lawyer are revealed in the respect you receive.
Best thing about being a lawyer: The satisfaction that comes from helping someone find a resolution to their question/problem.
Culinary talent: My crockpot is my best friend in the kitchen. I can cook a pretty good roast.
Family: Husband (Kevin) and our Lhasa Apso and Westie (Maggie and Madison).
Areas of practice: Corporate and Securities Law.
Education: Texas A&M University BBA and MS, Accounting (1997); Texas Tech University School of Law (2003).
Favorite saying/quote: “The only thing you have control of is how you spend the time, that precious time.”— Elizabeth Edwards
Pet peeve: People texting while driving.
Favorite TV program: Unfortunately, I’m addicted to BRAVO network.
The last movie I saw: The Ides of March.
Community Involvement: I volunteer with Junior Achievement and have volunteered with Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.
Favorite food: Tex-Mex, Italian, Pizza.
Favorite restaurant: Mi Cocina and Fireside Pies.
Hobbies: Traveling, shopping, watching movies, spending time with friends.
If I had more time, I would: Travel the world!
If you could be anyone else for a day, who would it be? President of the United States (just for a day though).
If you weren't an attorney, what profession do you think you would be in? Education.
What has changed the most technologically or practice wise since you have been licensed? More reliance on email communication.
How do you think the practice will change in the next 15 years? Probably rely even more on technology which is good in many ways but may regrettably lead to less interaction with clients.
Jennifer Brevelle is counsel to Celanese Corporation.
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