Jessica focuses her practice on family law, family mediation and dispute resolution. She handles both contested and uncontested divorces in the St. Louis area. She is passionate about helping her clients through difficult life transitions both efficiently and with compassion. With a background in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution, she is prepared to help her clients reach their goals through the best method possible for their circumstances.
Jessica holds a Juris Doctorate and a Master of Laws from Washington University. In law school, she received several top advocacy awards including winning the championship in Washington University’s intramural moot court competition and being named the “Best Speaker in the Competition” in a highly competitive national moot court competition. She also received a Cali Award in Arbitration, which is awarded to the student with the highest grade in the class.
While completing her Master of Laws degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Jessica interned for the a U.S. District Court Judge in the Eastern District of Missouri. She then worked as a civil litigation associate at a specialty civil litigation firm, before turning her focus to public service work representing indigent domestic violence victims. She is passionate about serving her community, and continues to volunteer in support of a variety of local causes.
Outside of the office, Jessica is busy as a wife and mother of three children, including twins. She also herds two tabby cats and a Saint Bernard mix.