Supreme Court of Ohio
No one can question that Jessica cares—about her clients, her cases and the children served by Ohio’s public school districts. Jessica shares her clients’ commitment to serving all students and it is demonstrated daily in her practice. A skilled advocate, Jessica represents school districts in special education disputes, civil rights claims, student discipline matters, and employment matters. Jessica’s approachable manner, negotiation skills, and depth of knowledge on student issues makes her valued counsel for school districts.
Prior to joining Scott Scriven LLP, Jessica served as Legal Counsel and Associate Director in the Office for Exceptional Children at the Ohio Department of Education. She practiced family, juvenile, and immigration law at the beginning of her career. Her prior experience provides a deep understanding of the regulatory and legal circumstances confronted by boards of education.
Jessica frequently speaks and writes on the following topics:
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Jessica grew up along the Ohio river in Steubenville, Ohio. She loves to travel, meet new people and spend time with her family and friends. Jessica’s most recent travel has taken her to various baseball fields, hockey rinks and dance studios throughout Ohio. Jessica lives with her husband and their two children in Westerville where they are active members of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.