Before joining Seattle Litigation Group, Jessica’s experience focused comprehensively on civil litigation and professional ethics, representing clients throughout Washington with an established legal malpractice office in West Seattle. Besides being admitted to practice in Washington State, Jessica is admitted to practice in Western and Eastern Districts of Washington, and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the 9th Circuit. Before then, Jessica worked for a major international law firm in its Seattle office, conducting privilege reviews and facilitating voluminous electronic production.
Jessica earned her law degree at Seattle University’s School of Law, focusing on Copyright, Trademark, Rights of Publicity, and the law of Arts and Cultural Heritage, where she worked at the Arts Clinic in coordination with the Washington Lawyers for the Arts. She was also a contributor to three publications on a variety of IP issues. After being admitted, Jessica was a contributing author for an article in the Washington State Bar Association Bar News, “The Perils of the Co-Counsel Relationship and How to Reduce them (May 2010).
Prior to entering law school, Jessica earned two Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees at the University of Washington, in Photography and in Painting. During law school, she assisted the Director of Intellectual Property for an International bio-tech company, in patent prosecution and contract management. After being admitted to practice, Jessica proudly served as a board member for the Washington Lawyers for the Arts, and she continues to produce artwork and show in the area.
Jessica is a Northwest Native who enjoys hiking with her family, painting, photography, and raising several pets. Though it was a highlight in her life, she has hung up her skates and retired from Rat City Rollergirls [n/k/a Rat City Roller Derby].
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