Jenny Rogers

Personal Injury

Jenny Rogers

of Counsel

Jenny Coques Rogers joins the Garza Law Firm with more than twenty years of legal experience. Ms. Rogers was licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee in 1997, after graduating from law school at the University of Tennessee College of Law. She primarily focuses her practice on personal injury cases, and she also assists with criminal defense cases and appellate issues when needed.

In addition to working as a litigator for most of her legal career, Ms. Rogers’ prior legal experience in Knoxville includes:  working as a law clerk for federal trial and appellate level judges where she drafted memorandum opinions and orders in civil and criminal cases; practicing law at a defense firm where she gained experience in the areas of civil litigation, governmental tort liability, medical malpractice, and appellate practice; and working as an Adjunct Professor at the College of Law where she taught Legal Writing to first year law students. Ms. Rogers resides in Knoxville with her husband and three children.


 University of Tennessee, B.A., English Literature, summa cum laude, 1994

 University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1997

Court Admissions

 Tennessee State Courts

 United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2016

 United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2019

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Bar Associations & Memberships

Knoxville Bar Association

 Greeneville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

Legal Activities & Distinctions

Tennessee Bar Association, Chair of Torts & Insurance Practice Section 2008-2009

Tennessee Bar Association, Leadership Law, Class Member 2008-2009

Tennessee Bar Association, Leadership Law Alumni Association, Member 2010 to present

Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Fellows, Member 2008 to present

Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Board Member, Chair of Statewide Public Service Day, 2001-2008

Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Master Member, 2007 to present; Barrister Member, 2000-2006; Executive Committee Member, Historian/Reporter 2003-2005 and Administrator 2005

Knoxville Bar Association, Barristers’ Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee, Member 2000-2008, Co-chair 2005-2006

University of Tennessee College of Law, Alumni Advisory Council, Member 2003-2011

Prior Legal Experience

John Rogers Law Group, Attorney from January 2012 to present

Rogers, Laughlin, Nunnally, Hood & Crum, Of Counsel Member from January to August 2006 and from September 2007 to December 2011

The Honorable Charles D. Susano, Jr., Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge, Law Clerk from September 2006 to July 2007

The Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, United States District Judge, Eastern District of Tennessee, Law Clerk from April 2003 to November 2005

University of Tennessee College of Law, Adjunct Professor from August to December 2005

Watson & Hollow, Member from January to April 2003 and Associate from September 1999 to December 2002

The Honorable William H. Inman and The Honorable John K. Byers, Tennessee Appellate Courts Senior Judges, Law Clerk from August 1997 to August 1999