Frances Jordan, J.D.
Frances Leigh Jordan currently works as the Director of Communications and Strategy at a public relations firm in Austin, Texas. A strategic communicator with 10+ years of experience in communications, policy, project management, community engagement, and meeting production. Quick on her feet, she uses battle-tested critical thinking along with a creative and innovative mindset. Ventured down a non-traditional route after law school to build a diverse background that lends to her unique ability to connect and forge common ground amongst people with differing interests.
At her core, Frances is an advocate. Since law school, she worked in civil rights, child protection services, and transportation with government agencies in addition to a small stint in the Austin tech scene. In the community, she works on several boards with youth being a primary focus. She is an active member of the Austin Stone and has been volunteering with the Austin Justice Coalition since 2016, and currently serves as the Board Chair. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science at Tuskegee University in 2008 and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky in 2011.