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Jessica E. Leaven

Jessica E. Leaven

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Employment & Labor

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Workers Compensation: 34%
  2. Employment & Labor: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive200107/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2011
Evan Maheney Champion of Civil LibertiesWestern North Carolina Chapter American Civil Liberties Union2008
Kellie Crabtree AwardNorth Carolina Advocates for Justice2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateGlenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, PA2009 - 2012
AssociatePatterson Harkavy, LLP2006 - 2009
AssociateAdams Law Firm2002 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
WNC Chapter NC Association of Women AttorneysPresident2014 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionPast Chair2012 - Present
North Carolina Association of Women AttorneysCareer Support & Advancement Committee Chair2011 - 2013
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionChair2011 - 2012
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionVice Chair2010 - 2011
North Carolina Association of Women AttorneysEducation Committee Chair2010 - 2011
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionSecretary2009 - 2010
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionPublications Committee2008 - 2009
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionSecretary2007 - 2008
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionContinuing Legal Education Chair2005 - 2007
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Employment Law SectionTechnology Chair2004 - 2005
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Young Lawyers DivisionProject Chair2003 - 2005
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
North Carolina Bar Association Labor and Employment SectionCouncil MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, with honors2001
University of North CarolinaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Annual Convention, CLEEmployment Law Update, Co-Presenter2010
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Annual Convention, Masters in Advocacy, CLEThe Case of Glen Edward Chapman2008