Attorney / Mediator / Ad Litem
After nearly thirty years of commuting to the Katy area to work, Jennifer is thrilled to be opening a practice with Mark out here in Austin County! Jennifer and her husband, John, have raised their twin boys in Bellville, participating in and supporting some of the best family activities there are: Boy Scouts of America, Bellville FFA, 4-H, Austin County Youth Bullseye Club, and tons of programs through Bellville ISD. Now that the boys have started college, she is ready to focus her time and energy on helping her Austin County neighbors with their legal matters.
Jennifer's experience in small business administration and in-house legal and contract matters means that she understands the daily challenges that small businesses face.
During her ten years with Mark's law firm, she has also worked with families to handle probate and probate-alternatives, and has drafted estate planning packages which usually include a will, medical power of attorney, durable power of attorney, HIPAA release, directive to physician, and declaration of guardian for minor children.
After volunteering with Child Advocates, Jennifer realized how critical it can be to advocate for the best interests of a child or an incapacitated adult as a guardian ad litem, and to represent a child or incapacitated adult as an attorney ad litem. It is heartwarming to help families do their best for their loved ones.
Outside of the practice of law, Jennifer is involved with a small cow-calf operation with her family. She loves watching the mamas raising their babies! She and her husband, John, are learning to be empty nesters and enjoy being involved with their community.
2011-South Texas College of Law,
Doctor of Jurisprudence With Honors (Top 10%)
Transactional Law Practice Certificate
South Texas Law Review
Corporate Counsel Review
Construction Law Journal
Langdell Scholar, Contracts
Langdell Scholar, Evidence
Dean's Honor List
Pro Bono Honors Certificate
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Evidence
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Marital Property
Officer, Phi Delta Phi honors legal fraternity
SBA Student Mentor
2007- University of Houston,
Bachelor of Arts, English/Creative Writing
State Bar of Texas
Austin County Bar Association
Katy Bar Association
Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar
Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar
Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar
Guardianship/Attorney Ad Litem/Guardian Ad Litem
Attorney and Managing Member, Wilson Michalik, PLLC (2021-present)
Associate Attorney, Law Office of Mark D. Wilson, PC (2011-2021)
Director of Legal, Contracts, HSE, and Human Resources, Weisser Engineering Company