Jennifer Rangel Stagen

Headshot of Jennifer Rangel Stagen, faculty member at SMU Dedman School of Law.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Full-time faculty


Jennifer Rangel 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.

Area of expertise

  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy


B.A., University of Texas at Austin
J.D., University of Texas School of Law


Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy