Jennifer Carr attended the University of Nevada Reno and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelors in English Literature in 2003. She minored in human development and family studies.
Jennifer Carr participated in NEW Leadership class of 2003, a young mother in college with dreams of attending law school. She explains in her oral history that without having gone through NEW Leadership she may not have become as aware of her capacity to overcome obstacles, to achieve her dreams.
Jennifer, now a mother of several children, ultimately attended UNLV’s Boyd School of Law and graduated cum laude in 2006, worked at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada under NEW Leadership Nevada’s first program manager, Venicia Considine, and now works as the Boyd School of Law’s Director of Academic Success — after having been actively recruited from practice. In this capacity, Jennifer provides individual counseling on academic matters, bar examination preparation, and group presentations on necessary legal analysis skills.
One of her greatest honors was being selected as the 2006 Barbara Buckley Community Service Award recipient for exemplary work at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (Clark County Legal Services). While attending law school, she had assisted with its ex-ternship program. Jennifer has been admitted to practice law in Nevada as well as the Federal District of Nevada.
She remains a big supporter of NEW Leadership Nevada and participates in WRIN events when she is not too busy managing her growing family, great career and much needed relaxation time.
“A Legacy for my Daughter”
Why do you care about equity, diversity and gender issues?
Jennifer Carr describes the need to broaden opportunity for future generations though emphasizing the need for equity.
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