About Us

Real Estate

Personal Injury

WELCOME TO JARRETT LAW FIRM, PLLC

At the Jarrett Law Firm, we pledge to deliver a tailored legal approach on an individual client basis by providing 100% transparency on legal fees, comfort and and practical legal solutions. Firm clients can expect reasoned and direct legal analysis, well-researched and well-written legal product, and zealous trial and appellate representation in civil matters. We strive to bring light to your future by helping you overcome the legal challenge that you are facing. Our firm was founded on three main principles: integrity, commitment to quality, and client’s interest is paramount. Our primary concern is handling each case in an efficient, ethical, and strategic manner, all while keeping you informed every step of the way.

LaToya Jarrett

LATOYA JARRETT (“LJ”)

FOUNDING ATTORNEY

LaToya “LJ” Jarrett is the founder of Jarrett Law Firm, PLLC. LaToya has nine years of experience as a litigator. Prior to starting Jarrett Law Firm, PLLC, LaToya spent four years practicing law at a boutique law firm in midtown, Houston, Texas, where she focused on real estate litigation, business law, and breach of contract litigation.

LaToya has successfully litigated over 50 lawsuits, and thus, can be trusted to lead you through your car wreck case or real estate matter from beginning to end. She has an “unfiltered honesty” policy with her clients, such that, she is forthcoming about the assessment of clients cases and in turn, desires clients to express whatever is on their mind.

With her background and experience, she is one of the most efficient and dynamic attorneys qualified to handle personal injury and real estate litigation. LaToya is a zealous advocate who is compassionate about the everyday legal challenges that people face.

 

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, LaToya prides herself on being able to relate to people from all walks of life and explain the process of a lawsuit and trial in easy terms.

When not practicing law, LaToya enjoys bike riding and a good podcast. 

Education

J.D., Thurgood Marshall School of Law B.A., San Diego State University

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Results Driven

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Jarrett Law Firm’s approach to litigation emphasizes the firm’s guiding principle of integrity at the greatest value. Firm attorneys are focused on evaluating actual and potential litigation at the earliest stages, to first determine if litigation can be avoided, or, if filing is necessary, whether the matter can be resolved quickly and economically. We pride ourselves on handling our litigation matters as efficiently as possible. Critically, as litigators we think not just as lawyers, but as business men and women, utilizing optimal resources and devising the most advantageous strategies for the most efficient and favorable results. Firm lawyers are also well-versed in negotiations and mediation, as an alternative dispute resolution technique. In addition, the conduct of litigation at every stage is performed in complete and close consultation with our clients.​ If you are in need of an attorney or unsure of whether you have a claim, we welcome the opportunity to be of service to you.

Client Focused

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At the Jarrett Law Firm, we want to accompany you on your journey as your personal Legal Shepherd. Your Legal Shepherd will open your working relationship by meeting with you and striving to learn as much about you and your legal issue as possible. We feel that it’s our responsibility to better understand your legal needs by first developing an understanding of you, beginning with your goals and what you hope to achieve. We do our best to see things from your perspective, and to see what you value most. We tailor our approach to match your goals.

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Client Focused

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At the Jarrett Law Firm, we want to accompany you on your journey as your personal Legal Shepherd. Your Legal Shepherd will open your working relationship by meeting with you and striving to learn as much about you and your legal issue as possible. We feel that it’s our responsibility to better understand your legal needs by first developing an understanding of you, beginning with your goals and what you hope to achieve. We do our best to see things from your perspective, and to see what you value most. We tailor our approach to match your goals.

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