Jordan Rolfe


EDUCATION

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
Juris Doctor Degree
Dean’s Award Recipient, American Inns of Court, Garland R. Walker Inn, Association of Future Prosecutors

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism; Minor in Business and Spanish
Honors Graduate, William O’Neal Business Journalism Scholar, SMU Business Services Advisory Council

EXPERIENCE

Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, Fort Worth, Texas
Assistant District Attorney – Felony Trial Division, 2016 – Present

  • Prosecute felony cases through all phases of criminal proceedings; Pre-trial motions and jury trials. Conduct all relative pretrial maneuvering including but not limited to witness interviews, negotiate plea agreements, and the necessary analytical review of case law and legislative considerations.
Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Dallas, Texas
Assistant District Attorney – Felony Trial Division, 2013 – 2016
  • Prosecute felony cases through all phases of criminal proceedings; Pre-trial motions and jury trials.
  • Trained new prosecutors on office and courtroom policies and procedures; conducted trial technique training for new misdemeanor prosecutors.
The Buzbee Law Firm, Houston, Texas
Law Clerk, 2012
  • Performed document review for processing claims reports relating to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
  • Prepared and propounded discovery for all complex litigation cases, including but not limited to the voluminous amount of documents for all Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill claims.
  • Assisted in all client intake and consultations for litigation cases.
Civil Law Practice Clinical Program and Mediation Clinical Program, Houston, Texas
Student Attorney and Mediator, 2011 – 2012
  • Drafted and argued motions in various disputes including contract disputes, bankruptcy, probate, immigration, and guardianships throughout Harris County Courts; County Courts, District Courts, and Family Law Courts.
  • Conducted legal research of the applicable State and Federal laws and necessary review of case law precedent for court motions.
  • Served as a court-appointed mediator in various civil disputes, including breach of contract and debt collection.
United States Department of Housing & Urban Development,
Office of General Counsel
, Houston, Texas
Summer Law Clerk, 2010

United States Department of Housing & Urban Development,
Office of Regional Counsel
, Fort Worth, Texas
Summer Law Clerk, 2010

City of Dallas Mayor’s Office, Dallas, Texas
Intern and Speechwriter, 2009

Good Morning America, New York, New York
Intern and Summer Fellow, 2008

ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Memberships: State of Bar of Texas; Dallas Bar Association; Texas Young Lawyers Association; Texas District and County Attorneys Association; Junior League of Dallas; Tarrant County Bar Association.
  • Community Involvement: Legacy Family Court Foundation-Board of Directors; Parkland Hospital–Volunteer.