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Jacqueline Calvert

Staff Attorney


Suzanne Oliva

Contact Info


  • J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2020
  • B.A. University of Texas at San Antonio, 2013

License to Practice

  • Texas

Specialties and Courses

  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Landlord-Tenant Law

Honors and Awards

  • Scene in S.A. 2022 Best Family Law Attorney
  • Scene in S.A. 2022 Best Women in Law Attorney (Family Law, Estate Planning, and Probate)
  • Scene in S.A. 2023 Outstanding Women in Law Attorney (Consumer Protection)


Jacqueline is the staff attorney for the Housing Rights Project at the Center for Legal and Social Justice at St. Mary’s University School of Law. Jacqueline assists clients with eviction defense and advises clients on remedies for tenant’s issues. She also assists the supervising attorney with seminars, trainings, and other community outreach events on behalf of the Housing Rights Project.Prior to her role at St. Mary’s, Jacqueline practiced family law, probate law, and estate planning in San Antonio. She continues representing children as an ad litem in Child Protective Services cases. She still assists with estate planning through her non-profit, Cindy’s Angels. Jacqueline is a St. Mary’s University School of Law graduate and was a staff writer on The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice.Jacqueline grew up in San Antonio, Texas. She attended Incarnate Word High School and graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013. She has been published locally and nationally in The San Antonio Report (formerly The Rivard Report), San Antonio Magazine, and the Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality.



Articles in a Periodical

  • State Bar of Texas Poverty Law Conference Presenter 2023; Defending Tenants in Justice Court from A-Z
  • Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality (2020)
  • Battle of the Sexes: A History of Social Change and a Solution for Maintaining a Child’s Best Interest in Light of the #MeToo Movement