Jessica was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Washington in November 2011 and is looking forward to a long and rewarding career providing quality legal services to the community.
She graduated from the University of Washington in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Society and Justice and Sociology. She earned her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law in 2011 with a focus in Estate Planning.
She is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Washington. She is a member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust sections of the Washington State Bar Association and King County Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Bar Association Business Law section, and a member of the East King County Planning Council.
She has spoken on Estate Planning topics at seminars sponsored by Edward Jones, Eastside Legal Assistance Program and King County Libraries. She has also spoken at a seminar sponsored by the Washington State Bar Association on the topic of small business succession planning for attorneys.
She is a volunteer attorney for the Eastside Legal Assistance Program Wills Project. She has been a volunteer member of the Planning Committee for Kirkland Summerfest for two years and she is an Ambassador and board member of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce.
The Eastside Legal Assistance Program honored her as its 2014 Volunteer of the Year award for her work on the Wills Project and training its attorneys to draft wills and powers of attorney.
Before she made the decision to attend law school she gained valuable knowledge and experience working as a legal assistant and paralegal. She continued to work as a legal assistant throughout her law school education and has worked with Walt since 2009, as a paralegal, attorney and partner.
- Bachelor of Arts (Law, Society and Justice, and Sociology), University of Washington, 2006
- Juris Doctor, Seattle University School of Law, 2011
Professional & Civic
Volunteer, Eastside Legal Assistance Program
Past President, Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce