Overview

Jen supports the delivery of investment, planning, fiduciary, administrative, and family office services for a select group of clients.

Jen joined Sentinel Trust with six years’ experience in Houston-based boutique law firms and solo practice, where she honed her skills as an estate planner and mediator. Jen specialized in the formation of business entities for wealthy clients with an emphasis on asset protection and tax efficiency.

Jen is active with her college and law school alumni networks serving the community and participates in trust and estate study groups locally.

Professional Background:

  • Owner, Attorney, Jen Murray, Esq., PLLC, Houston, TX (2018) – In addition to the management of her solo practice, responsibilities included implementing estate plans and drafting wills, advising clients regarding estate planning, and overseeing estate administration matters.
  • Attorney, JVG Law, PLLC, Houston, TX (2017-2018) – Responsibilities included formation of small and large businesses including LLCs, LPs and FLPs, implementing estate plans, drafting wills, and overseeing estate administration matters.
  • Attorney, Cook Legal Group, LLLP, Houston, TX (2012-2017) – Responsibilities included formation of small and large businesses for wealthy clients including LLCs, LPs and FLPs, implementing estate plans, drafting wills, and overseeing estate administration matters.
  • Attorney and Director, BARBRI, Inc., Houston, TX (2010-2012) – Responsibilities included leading a team of representatives that helped law students pass the bar exam in Texas and Oklahoma.

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • State Bar of Missouri, Inactive Member
  • Houston Estate & Financial Forum, Member
  • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Houston Young Lawyers’ Association, Former Member

Education

South Texas College of Law, JD (2010)

Texas Christian University, BA: History (2003)

Certifications

Court-Appointed Mediator, Harris County (2009)

Certified Mediator, The Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution (2008)

IN THE COMMUNITY

Community Involvement:

  • Sigma Kappa Sorority, Alumnae Member
  • Jen is also an active member of her church and national women’s attorney groups.