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Jenni Chavis, Esquire (B.S., J.D.)

Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice

Interest and areas of expertise

Criminal Law, Professional Licensure, Small Businesses, Wills and Trusts


Hampton University, Hampton, VA

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Classes I teach

Criminal Law and the Court


Jenni worked as a prosecutor for the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office. Then, she worked for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the Office of Inspector General and the Department of State’s Bureau of Professional and Occupation Affairs Bureau as a prosecutor and hearing examiner. Jenni also worked as an instructor for the Harrisburg Area Community College Police Academy. In 2018, Jenni opened Chavis Law Firm, LLC, which is a boutique law firm that serves business owners and legacy makers. She helps them build the life they love, protect what they have built, and leave it to the people they love without chaos and confusion.