Jana L. Simons currently serves as the Business Manager for Volume 49 of the Texas Tech Law Review and is a J.D./M.S. P.F.P. candidate graduating in May 2017. She grew up north of Dallas in Aubrey, Texas, and graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Finance and a minor in Political Science. During her time as the breeding and ranch manager of her family’s horse ranch, she obtained her real estate and insurance licenses, and maintained a graphic design business that specialized in print advertisements for equine publications.
Ms. Simons is a pupil member of TTU Law’s chapter of Inn of the Court and a peer financial counselor for Red to Black. She writes for the Texas Bank Lawyer, is a tax preparer at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, and a student lawyer for the Low Income Tax Clinic. During her summers, she has spent time clerking for the Honorable Judge Jones of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas, the Southwest Region of the Federal Trade Commission, and Evensky & Katz/Foldes Financial Wealth Management. She is interested in finance and tax law and is hopeful that her broad range of experience will help her transition into her legal career in the future.