Jenna S. Ard obtained her undergraduate degree from Loyola University New Orleans where she was a member of the highly competitive Jesuit Social Justice Scholars program. Upon graduation, Ms. Ard matriculated to Loyola University’s School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree, in addition to completing coursework in civil law at the Universität Wien in Austria, and comparative international law in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Ard worked as an associate for a well-known boutique insurance defense firm in New Orleans where she gained extensive experience litigating civil cases in state and federal court. Since that time, her practice has focused on the defense of personal injury cases involving motor vehicle collisions, premises liability, and offshore casualties. Ms. Ard is also experienced in litigating oil and gas contractual disputes, and cases related to professional liability. During her work on these types of cases, Ms. Ard has had the opportunity to take multiple cases up on appeal and has obtained favorable rulings on behalf of her clients in those proceedings. Though Ms. Ard has recently moved to San Antonio and is actively forging her way into our community, she maintains ties to her hometown as a proud member of the King Arthur Mardi Gras Krewe.
Ms. Ard is licensed to practice in the following courts:
Texas State Courts
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Louisiana State Courts
Louisiana, Court of Appeal, First Circuit
Louisiana, Court of Appeal, Second Circuit
Louisiana, Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
District of Columbia
Administrative Trial Court for the United States Department of Labor