Jenée Durán is a Comment Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review and is a 2017 Candidate for a Doctor of Jurisprudence. A native of El Paso, Texas, she earned a Bachelor’s of Criminal Justice degree with a concentration in Law and Society from New Mexico State University in May of 2012. She also received minors in Government and Forensic Psychology.
Jenée currently serves as the President of the Hispanic Law Students Association, is a member of the Dean’s Student Ambassadors, serves on the Texas Tech School of Law Diversity Committee, and is a Qualified Law Student for the Civil Practice Clinic. This spring, she competed as a brief writer for the National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition, where she and her teammates finished as semi-finalists. She has interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas, and most recently clerked for ScottHulse P.C. in El Paso and for the Barncastle Law Firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Jenée will be returning to El Paso after graduation, and will begin her career as an associate attorney at Blanco Ordoñez Mata & Wallace, P.C.