Jess joined Westlake Legal Group in 2017. She focuses her practice on criminal defense, representing both adults and juveniles who are facing simple misdemeanors to serious felonies in the Commonwealth of Virginia, at both the state and federal levels. Jess also handles protective orders, expungements, collection matters, and has represented clients before various administrative agencies.
Prior to joining Westlake Legal Group, Jess graduated from the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law where she participated, for two years, in the Families and the Law Clinic representing indigent clients in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Jess lives in Fairfax County, with her husband, Danny. She enjoys hiking, running, and spending time outdoors with her dog, Wilbur.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2017
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2017
J.D., The Catholic University, Columbus School of Law
B.S., Shepherd University, Magna Cum Laude
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