Jessica joined the firm in 2013 and exclusively handles family law matters. Her practice includes all aspects of North Carolina family law litigation and mediation, including child custody and support, equitable distribution, post-separation support and alimony, premarital agreements and separation agreements, and divorce.
Jessica received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. She then obtained her Juris Doctor from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2013, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, Jessica served as the Chief Comments Editor of the Campbell Law Review and received the J. Stanley McQuade Excellence in Leadership & Academic Scholarship Award. In 2013, Jessica’s mock trial team brought a national championship to Campbell Law by winning the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. Individually, Jessica was named a Top 10 Advocate in the Preliminary Rounds and the Best Advocate in the Championship Round. As a result of her demonstrated courtroom advocacy, Jessica was awarded the 2013 Student Advocate Award by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and was inducted as a member of the Order of Barristers.
Awards & Recognitions
- Listed among Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite: Young Guns (2015)
Professional & Community Activities
- North Carolina State Bar
- American Bar Association
- North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Wake County Bar Association