Jessica Dunne

Jessica Dunne | Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLPProbate Proceedings
Probate Litigation
Guardianship Litigation

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Jessica Dunne is an associate attorney at Farrow-Gillespie & Heath.  Jessica has substantial experience in civil litigation with a special interest in estate planning, probate and guardianships.  In addition to representing individuals in various probate and estate planning matters, Jessica has been appointed attorney ad litem in numerous heirship determinations and guardianship proceedings in both Dallas, Collin, and Kaufman Counties.  Jessica has also published articles on probate and estate planning basics and has been quoted by numerous media sources on estate planning topics, specifically as they relate to healthcare issues.

Jessica graduated cum laude from Baylor Law School in 2011 where she was the recipient of the Presidential Scholarship.  During law school, Jessica competed in mock trial, moot court and client counseling competitions.  She received recognitions including Dean’s List, the “High A” in her Client Counseling and Family Law Advocacy & Procedure courses, and was awarded both the Abner V. McCall Evidence Award and the Family Law Advocacy & Procedure Award.  In the summer of 2009, Jessica clerked for the late Honorable Robert E. Price in Dallas County Probate Court Two.  Prior to law school, Jessica attended Texas A&M University where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008.  Jessica is an alumni of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and a member of Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.

Jessica’s professional memberships include the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Texas Aggie Bar Association, Attorneys Serving the Community and the State Bar of Texas. Jessica is also a member of the Junior Women’s League of Lake Highlands.

Jessica resides in Lake Highlands with her husband, Patrick Dunne, Jr.  Patrick is a banking officer at Liberty Capital Bank in Addison.  Jessica and her husband are members of Watermark Community Church of Dallas where they serve in the premarital ministry.  For fun, Jessica enjoys running, core fusion barre, traveling to vineyards and Texas Aggie football.

Practice Areas

  • Probate and Guardianship Litigation
  • Probate Proceedings
  • Estate Planning
  • Adoptions

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Baylor Law School, 2011
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Texas A&M University, 2008

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Dallas Bar Association, Probate Section Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Attorneys Serving the Community
  • Lake Highlands Junior Women’s League