Jennifer Garrett Deen

Of Counsel
Location: Tyler, Texas
Phone: 903-730-6287
Toll Free: 888-250-2634
Fax: 903-597-7322
E-mail: E-mail Me

Jennifer Garret Deen attended University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida. She is admitted to the Texas Bar, 1994 and the Florida Bar, 1993. Ms. Deen practices Criminal Law and Juvenile Crimes and is Of Counsel to the Tyler-based law firm of Files Harrison P.C.

Jennifer’s office is in Tyler, Texas, the county seat of Smith County, but she regularly practices all over East Texas. She makes regular court appearances in Longview, Gregg County; Palestine, Anderson County; Rusk, Cherokee County; Henderson, Rusk County; Quitman, Wood County; Athens, Henderson County; and Canton, Van Zandt County. She also takes cases in Rains County, Hopkins County, Franklin County, Camp County, Upshur County, Panola County, Angelina County, Houston County, and Freestone County.

  • accredited-business
  • board-certified

Areas of Practice

  • Juvenile Including School Related Issues

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Juvenile Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1993
  • Texas, 1994


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • Honors: Bar and Gavel, Student Senate
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. (Cum Laude)
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Inaugural Class, Texas Board of Legal Specialization Juvenile Law, 2001
  • Juvenile Law Advisory Committee of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2007 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida State Bar, 1993 – 2007
  • Texas State Bar, 1994 – 2007
  • SBOT, Juvenile Law Section
  • Smith County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Smith County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1995 – 1998
  • Of counsel to Bain, Files, Jarrett, Bain & Harrison, Attorney, 1998 – 2007


  • Kappa Alpha Theta