Jennifer Lyn Binkley is a 2001 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School.
In the fall of 2019 Jennifer transitioned to an Of Counsel position with CJI. She has been with the firm since 2005, previously holding the positions of Managing Attorney and Development Director, and will continue to support its mission with a focus on guardian ad litem appointments and volunteer development projects. She is currently the Director of the UW Law School Family Court Clinic.
Jennifer currently serves as Chair of the Dane County Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee (DLSC). Jennifer has chaired the committee since 2004. During this time the DLSC has worked to develop, maintain, and coordinate pro bono and pro se projects, including pro se clinics and attorney training opportunities. This committee has won several awards for service.
In 2007 Jennifer was honored as a Leader in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal and in 2013 was honored by the Pro Bono Society of the UW Law School for her pro bono work. In 2015 Community Justice Inc. was honored as a legal innovator by the State Bar of Wisconsin for the firm’s Restraining Order Program.
In her Of Counsel role, Jennifer primarily practices in the area of family law, frequently serving as Guardian ad Litem for children and vulnerable adults.
Jennifer volunteers her time to assist pro se litigants through the DCBA Family Law Assistance Center, the Small Claims Assistance Center, the Veterans Law Center and the Senior Wills Program.