Jennifer Richie is the current city attorney for the City of Waco, having been appointed to the role in July 2012.
Prior to leading the Waco City Attorney’s Office, Ms. Richie served as a senior assistant city attorney for the City of Irving and an executive assistant city attorney for the City of Dallas. She also has practiced law in Dallas and served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. F.A. Little, Jr. of the United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana.
Ms. Richie is a member of the Waco-McClennan County Bar Association, the Judge Abner V. McCall American Inn of Court, the Texas City Attorney’s Association, and the International Municipal Lawyer’s Association. She also is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) Foundation, a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation, and a past Chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Government Law Section.
Ms. Richie currently serves as co-chair of the Atmos Cities Steering Committee, a coalition of 165 cities served by Atmos Energy Mid-Tex Division.
She graduated magna cum laude from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College with honors in Art History and received her Juris Doctor (J.D) from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center.