Jessica L. Watkins is a litigator who focuses her practice on commercial litigation, professional liability defense, long-term care facility litigation, and medical malpractice defense. She counsels her clients on risk management and represents professionals before disciplinary agencies.
Jessica also handles personal injury, automobile negligence, and Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act matters. Experienced in all aspects of the litigation process, Jessica ensures her clients are informed throughout, from a case’s inception to fact-witness depositions and trial preparation. Prior to joining Hinshaw as an associate, Jessica was a law clerk with the firm.
During law school, she worked as a 711-licensed intern in the Legal Department of Metra Commuter Rail, and served as a student attorney in the Housing and Community Development Legal Clinic.
Additionally, Jessica was a judicial intern to the Honorable Jacqueline P. Cox, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois and a judicial extern to the Honorable Allen P. Walker, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division, Mortgage Foreclosure Section.
Professional Affiliations :
- Chicago Bar Association, Member
- Cook County Bar Association, Member
- Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc., Member
- J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2016
- B.A., History, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2013
Admissions : Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
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