Jean Bannon enjoys advising clients on employment law compliance, mentoring other German • Burnette & Associates attorneys and assisting with the defense of cases in all of the firm’s practice areas. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Jean served as senior in-house employment counsel for the University of New Mexico for many years and also worked in private practice. She is an experienced employment lawyer, advising clients on a variety of personnel matters, and other civil litigation claims against public and private entities. Jean offers practical legal advice and a wealth of expertise in employment and other areas of law. She has served as an arbitrator, has participated in numerous mediations and federal settlement conferences and has provided management training for public and private clients. She has been a frequently invited speaker at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities annual conferences. Jean grew up in Peoria, Illinois.
Licensed in New Mexico
United States Court for the District of New Mexico
University of Illinois, College of Law, J.D., 1989
Illinois State University, B.S., Political Science, cum laude, 1985
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
Jean enjoys spending time with her three children and outdoor activities including skiing, bicycling and hiking.