Jessica N. Cochran is an associate attorney with the firm. Ms. Cochran is originally from Gainesville, FL and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2011, graduating cum laude. While attending law school, Ms. Cochran served as the Associate Editor in Chief of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal, was President of the Defense Research Institute’s Law School Chapter, and a member of the John Belton O’Neill Inn of Court. She earned American Jurisprudence awards (highest grade designation) in Torts, Products Liability, Intellectual Property, Conflict of Laws, and Religious Legal Systems.
Prior to joining the firm in February 2018, Ms. Cochran was an associate at a well-known defense law firm in Tampa, where she was primarily involved in litigating medical malpractice, products liability and long-term care claims. Ms. Cochran is a member of the Florida Bar and the South Carolina Bar.
Appointments and Distinctions
2018 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star; approximately 2.5% of the attorneys in Florida are selected to Rising Stars
U.S. District Courts, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
The Florida Bar
The South Carolina Bar
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
Florida Justice Association
Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce