Jessica is Of Counsel in our firm. Her practice is concentrated on general liability issues as well as workers’ compensation.
Jessica has extensive trial experience with over 10 years in federal and state courts across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Her litigation background makes her well-suited to advise clients on insurance defense issues, general liability issues, contract issues, as well as workers’ compensation.
Before joining Ford Richardson, Jessica gained litigation experience within private practice and in local government as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia and as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Norfolk. She earned her J.D. at North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham. Upon graduation, she completed a judicial clerkship with the Norfolk Circuit Court.
- The US District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
- The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
- The Supreme Court of the United States
- North Carolina Central University Law Review
- Virginia Bar Association