Law Clerk Profile — Jessica Fontenot
Family information: I have one older brother, but we’re only a year apart so we get mistaken for twins a lot. My mother homeschooled us, and my dad is an engineer at Johnson Space Center in Houston. I grew up there, but I loved my time at Harding University and have been in Arkansas ever since.
My favorite meal: Caesar salad, then chicken alfredo with garlic bread and tiramisu.
When I’m not working I’m: Usually studying, but I love to paint and watch horror movies with my roommate.
The accomplishments of which I am most proud: I still have two more years, but I finished my first year of law school. I couldn’t have done it without my family and friends, and I’m extremely grateful to be where I am.
At the top of my bucket list is to: Travel all over Europe.
The hardest thing I have ever done is: Law school.
You might be surprised to learn that: I love punk rock, and I go to concerts whenever I can.
My pet peeve is: That parallel parking exists.
Motto or favorite quote: “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” — Anne of Green Gables.
How long have you been at AAC and can you describe some of your successful projects? I have been at AAC since the beginning of August, but I have learned so much from a recent research project for coroners’ budgets. There are so many issues I had never thought of before.