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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Experienced Trial Attorney litigating in a myriad of cases with exemplary record of successfully litigated cases. Expertise in oral argument, case research and legal counseling. Demonstrated history of successful trials and settlement negotiations.

Expert Attorney in civil litigation with exemplary record of

Numerous successfully litigated cases. Expertise in oral argument, case research and legal counseling. Demonstrated history of successful arbitration and settlement negotiation.

Seasoned Insurance Defense Attorney with 31 years of litigation and legal drafting experience. Adept at establishing trust and rapport with clients through strategic communication techniques. Dedicated to delivering expert representation and counsel through comprehensive legal knowledge and research.

Passionate Assistant District Attorney with 1 year of experience working on numerous misdemeanor cases. Commitment to honest leadership, cultivating workplace productivity and willing to work assiduously to streamline legal proceedings for clients and the office as a whole.

Skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Plea bargaining
  • Legal research
  • Oral argument
  • Court procedures
  • Litigation management
  • Westlaw expertise
  • Discovery understanding
  • Case interpretation
  • Torts expert
  • Health care law knowledge
  • Primary authority research
  • Evaluating documents
  • Settlement Structures
  • Contract negotiation
  • Corporate litigation
  • Family law
Education and Training
University Of Mississippi University, MS Expected in 05/1986 Bachelor of Arts : Physics - GPA :
  • Minor in Biology, Chemistry, English Literature and German
University Of Mississippi University, MS Expected in 05/1990 J.D. : Law - GPA :
Experience
Harris County District Attorney's Office - Assistant District Attorney
Houston, TX, 08/2020 - Current
  • Prosecuted up to 300 defendants per year in criminal matters.
  • Cross-examined witnesses during testimonies to build and reinforce legal arguments.
  • Authored accurate and thorough waivers, motions and petitions on behalf of clients.
  • Conferred with judges and opposing counsel to discuss and settle case disputes.
  • Represented clients before court in oral debate by constructing favorable and truthful narrative around presented evidence and facts.
  • Researched legal authority and black letter law to compare case facts patterns to precedential cases and determine probable outcomes.
  • Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
Murthy Law Firm - Attorney
Owings Mills, MD, 09/2017 - Current
  • Conferred with judges and opposing counsel to discuss and settle case disputes.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Authored accurate and thorough waivers, motions and petitions on behalf of clients.
  • Represented clients before court in oral debate by constructing favorable and truthful narrative around presented evidence and facts.
  • Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during course of each trial.
  • Cross-examined witnesses during testimonies to build and reinforce legal arguments.
  • Negotiated civil dispute settlements to minimize payment or maximize receipt of monetary damages.
  • Conducted thorough interviews of prospective jurors as part of voir dire process to assess for competency and biases, making for-cause challenges to dismiss unfit candidates.
  • Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.
  • Investigated complaints of retaliatory and discriminatory employment practices.
  • Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
  • Propounded discovery documents such as form interrogatories.
  • Prepared and organized evidence and exhibits to be utilized in court hearings and trials.
  • Studied all aspects of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
  • Researched legal authority and black letter law to compare case facts patterns to precedential cases and determine probable outcomes.
Murthy Law Firm - Attorney
Owings Mills, MD, 05/2007 - 09/2017
  • Researched legal authority and black letter law to compare case facts patterns to precedential cases and determine probable outcomes.
  • Conferred with judges and opposing counsel to discuss and settle case disputes.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Authored accurate and thorough waivers, motions and petitions on behalf of clients.
  • Represented clients before court in oral debate by constructing favorable and truthful narrative around presented evidence and facts.
  • Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during course of each trial.
  • Cross-examined witnesses during testimonies to build and reinforce legal arguments.
  • Developed detailed litigation strategies for numerous cases.
  • Developed detailed litigation strategies for numerous cases.
  • Negotiated civil dispute settlements to minimize payment or maximize receipt of monetary damages.
  • Conducted thorough interviews of prospective jurors as part of voir dire process to assess for competency and biases, making for-cause challenges to dismiss unfit candidates.
  • Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.
  • Investigated complaints of retaliatory and discriminatory employment practices.
  • Filed appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.
  • Addressed strategic issues of public policy periodically.
  • Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
  • Propounded discovery documents such as form interrogatories.
  • Prepared and organized evidence and exhibits to be utilized in court hearings and trials.
Murthy Law Firm - Attorney
Owings Mills, MD, 05/1990 - 05/2007
  • Researched legal authority and black letter law to compare case facts patterns to precedential cases and determine probable outcomes.
  • Conferred with judges and opposing counsel to discuss and settle case disputes.
  • Conducted in-depth research in order to write effective proposals, agreements and contracts.
  • Authored accurate and thorough waivers, motions and petitions on behalf of clients.
  • Represented clients before court in oral debate by constructing favorable and truthful narrative around presented evidence and facts.
  • Selected jurors, argued motions and met judges during course of each trial.
  • Cross-examined witnesses during testimonies to build and reinforce legal arguments.
  • Developed detailed litigation strategies for hundreds of cases.
  • Negotiated civil dispute settlements to minimize payment or maximize receipt of monetary damages.
  • Conducted thorough interviews of prospective jurors as part of voir dire process to assess for competency and biases, making for-cause challenges to dismiss unfit candidates.
  • Addressed contract-specific matters during case and precedent research.
  • Investigated complaints of retaliatory and discriminatory employment practices.
  • Conducted audits on company policies.
  • Filed appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.
  • Addressed strategic issues of public policy periodically.
  • Conducted legal research and facts investigation for case litigation.
  • Propounded discovery documents such as form interrogatories.
  • Prepared and organized evidence and exhibits to be utilized in court hearings and trials.
  • Studied all aspects of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
Activities and Honors
  • Life Member, Ole Miss Alumni Association
  • Board Member Minden Lions' Club
  • Board Attorney Minden Fire and Police Civil Service
  • Former Columbus, MS Kiwanis member
  • Former Board Member Columbus, MS Christian Women's Job
  • Former Board Member Columbus, MS Habitat for Humanity
  • Deacon First Baptist Church, Columbus, MS
  • Columbus, MS Air Force Base Pilot Partner
  • City Attorney for Springhill, LA
  • City Attorney for Cullen, LA
  • City Prosecutor, Springhill, LA

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School Attended

  • University Of Mississippi
  • University Of Mississippi

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Attorney
  • Attorney
  • Attorney

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • J.D.

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