Jenny Forehand grew up bouncing back and forth between Germany and small farming communities in Central Texas with her four siblings. After high school, she left small town life to attend college at UT-Arlington, where she graduated magna cum laude with a BA in English, after which she attended Texas A&M for law school. As a member of the first graduating class of A&M Law School, Jenny led several student organizations and was named to the Order of the Barristers.
Jenny now serves as the head of civil litigation for Saputo Law, where she focuses primarily on consumer protection issues, but also handles a variety of other cases including automobile accidents, breaches of contract along, and criminal defense. Jenny prides herself on owning whatever issue comes her way as she counsels clients and shepherds cases from initial interview through to trial.
Jenny is very active within DAYL, including serving as co-chair of the Generation Generosity and Aid to the Homeless Committees, a member of the 2015 Leadership Class, volunteer for Ask a Lawyer, and a member of the Ballable Hours kickball team. She is also serves in leadership positions in the ABA and Dallas Bar Association, volunteers with DVAP, and is a Member of the Pro Bono College of Texas, which recognizes lawyers that perform at least 75 hours of Pro Bono in a year.
As a member of the 2015 DAYL Leadership Class, Jenny serves as an Executive Co-Chair of The Dallas Bridge Bash, to be held the evening of April 16 on the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge. The Bridge Bash seeks to raise funds and awareness of the needs public schools students in Dallas through its beneficiary, Communities in Schools. She, along with the entire Leadership Class, invite you to join them at this exciting and exclusive inaugural event.
Outside of law, Jenny’s many interests include political activism, poetry, and hiking with her puli dog, Judge Dredd.
Because of her service to the profession, the community, and to DAYL, Jenny is our March One to Watch.