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Jill E. Jester

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Phone: (940) 387-7585
Fax: (940) 808-0054

502 W Oak St #200
Denton, Texas 76201

Jill joined Minor & Jester, P.C. in May of 2010. She primarily practices real estate, probate, general civil litigation, and business law. Jill is a dedicated advocate for her clients.

Born and raised in Denton, Jill graduated from Denton High School. Before law school, Jill worked as an Independent Contractor in freelance film and television work for such companies as Touchstone, Universal, Disney, ABC, NBC, HGTV, Discovery Channel and the NBA.

During law school she was selected as a Judicial Intern for Chief Bankruptcy Judge Westley W. Steen, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Since returning to Denton, Jill has been involved in the community from serving as Chair of the Downtown Denton Taskforce, or as a Trustee for the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. Jill has been fighting and representing individuals and small business owners for over 10 years. Her goal is to negotiate or fight for her clients’ best results.


J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2010

  • Dean’s List
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Board of Advocates, Director
  • Certified Mediator, Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution
  • Moot Court: Second place, Evan A. Evans National Moot Court Competition
  • Moot Court: Top Five Oral Advocates, William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition

B.A., University of Oklahoma

  • Order of Omega
  • Alpha Gamma Delta
  • Student Congress, Delegate
  • Panhellenic Association, Vice President

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice All state courts in Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of Texas
Member of Real Estate, Probate, Trusts Law Section

College of the State Bar of Texas

Denton Bar Association

Collin County Bar Association

Texas Association of Bank Counsel

Denton Chamber of Commerce
Board Chair 2019-2020; Leadership Denton Graduate

Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents
Chair 2019-2020

City of Denton Economic Development Partnership Board
Vice Chair 2019-2020

City of Denton Police Chief Advisory Board
2020 -2022

Denton Benefit League

Honors and Awards
  • 2014-2020 Named “Rising Star” in Texas Monthly’s Super Lawyers’ publication
  • 2020 Best Wills & Estate Planning Attorney, Best of Denton County
  • 2020 Finalist for Best Civil Attorney, Best Real Estat4e Attorney, Best of Denton County
  • 2020 Minerva Fellow for Texas Woman’s University’s Jane Nelson Institute for Women in Leadership
  • 2019 Best Civil Attorney, Real Estate Attorney, and Wills & Estate Planning Attorney, Best of Denton County
  • 2018 Best Civil Law Attorney and Best Wills & Estate Planning Attorney, Best of Denton County
  • 2017 Best Civil Lawyer, Best of Denton County
  • 2016 Best Civil Lawyer, Best of Denton County
  • 2014 Outstanding Young Lawyer, Denton County Young Lawyers Association
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