Jessica L. Starkman, Esq.
Admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the Federal Bar in 2013
Attorney for Sweet Pasquarelli, P.C.
Jan. 2020 to March 2020 Laid off due to the Coronavirus Crisis
Research and draft Motions for Summary Judgment.
Present oral argument before the Superior Court. Represent insurance company in mediation.
Attorney for Robert S. Gitmeid and Associates
Feb. 2017 to Nov. 2019
Make Superior Court appearances for clients in debt.
Explain the debt relief program and how things will go forward for clients.
Attorney for New Jersey/Philadelphia Law Firms
Oct. 2016 to July 2020
Firms: Heine Associates, P.A.; White & Williams, LLP., et al.
Draft documents including a mediation statement, letters, memos, and discovery documents for submission to Superior Court. Organize documents into appendices for submission to Appellate Court. Analyze labor and employment law, family law, construction law, personal injury law and school law. Work in a legal document review project coding documents for relevance.
Project Support Associate Analyst for Xerox Corporation
Aug. 2015 to Sept. 2016
Reviewed Powers of Attorney and other documents to determine their conformity to the law. Evaluated Qualified Domestic Relations Orders for completeness.
Attorney for Roger A. Barbour and Associates
May 2014 to March 2015
Met with clients to discuss cases, including initial evaluations.
Dealt with personal injury law, family law, estate planning and employment law.
Represented clients in municipal court matters.
Attorney for the Burlington County Public Defender
Aug. 2013 to March 2014
Volunteered to research criminal law issues such as speedy trial requirements and write motions to dismiss.
Judicial Fellow in the Chambers of Judge Glynnis D. Hill
Sept. 2012 to Aug. 2013
Researched criminal law issues including excessive sentences and insufficient evidence. Drafted memos and opinions. Trained co-workers on the proper preparation of legal documents.
Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ Juris Doctor Degree, Awarded 2012
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Awarded 2009