Jennifer Rangel Stagen

Full-time faculty

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Biography

Professor Stagen joins the law faculty as full-time faculty at SMU Law, after having been an adjunct lecturer teaching legal research, writing and advocacy. Prior to SMU Law, Professor Stagen was a partner with a noted Dallas appellate firm. While there, she worked side-by-side with distinguished former Texas Supreme Court and Dallas Court of Appeals justices, prevailing in some of the most significant and high-profile appeals in the State of Texas. In addition, Stagen was a partner at a litigation firm in Dallas, where she specialized in securities litigation.

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Education

B.A., Sociology (with high honors), The University of Texas at Austin
J.D., The University of Texas School of Law

Courses

Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy