Jessica recently joined the firm in January 2018. Her practice focuses on school law, dealing primarily with issues involving special education, civil rights claims, student discipline and employment law matters. Jessica previously worked at the Ohio Department of Education as in-house legal counsel and most recently served as the Associate Director in the Office for Exceptional Children at the Department. Jessica has also practiced in the areas of Family, Juvenile and Immigration law.
Jessica is a member of the Ohio Council for School Board Attorneys and enjoys presenting to her school district clients and other organizations, such as the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA), on topics related to special education and other issues affecting public education in Ohio.
Jessica is originally from Steubenville, Ohio. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from John Carroll University and her Juris Doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law.