TJ’s practice focuses on representing businesses and governmental entities in air and waste permitting; regulatory compliance and enforcement; renewable energy transactions and disputes; administrative litigation; and environmental due diligence in real estate transactions.
TJ received both her Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to becoming an attorney, TJ was an Attorney Recruiter for King and Spalding, LLP in Houston, TX. While in law school, TJ clerked for Justice Jeffrey Boyd of the Texas Supreme Court, the Intergovernmental Relations Division of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and the In-House Legal Department of SunPower Corporation.

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  • Professional Licenses and Educationopen


    • Admitted to State Bar of Texas (2017)
    • J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2017)
    • B.S., Communication Studies, Concentration in Politics, University of Texas at Austin (2012)


  • Representative Experienceopen


    • Represents clients before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in permitting and enforcement actions.
    • Represents clients in negotiating agreements with opposing parties on environmental issues.


  • Publications and Presentationsopen


    • Speaker, “Permitting Solar Energy on Landfills,” TxSWANA 2018 Annual Conference, April 18, 2018.
    • Author, “Shining a New Light on Landfills: A Legal Analysis on Permitting Landfill Solar Systems,” The Lone Star Current, 2018.
    • Co-Author, “The Texas Supreme Court Issues a Unanimous Decision in Favor of Lloyd Gosselink’s Client, URI, Inc. In Dispute with Kleberg County,” The Lone Star Current, 2018.
    • Author, “China’s Waste Ban Makes Waves,” The Lone Star Current, 2018.


  • Professional Associations and Membershipsopen


    • State Bar of Texas
      – Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
      – Administrative Law Section


  • Personal Profileopen


    Tricia (TJ) Jackson is a born-and-raised Texan. She grew up in Bellville, Texas and has spent the majority of her adult life in Austin. TJ is an avid supporter of the University of Texas both academically and athletically. She was a four-year member of the UT Cheerleading Program; a co-captain and Senior Vice President; and she currently volunteers as a part-time cheer coach for the program. She loves mentoring students and athletes at UT, and does her best to give back to the university that gave so much to her. In her free time, you can find TJ training for 5K’s and 10K’s, spending quality time with her family and friends, and planning her next international adventure.