Jessica Lynn Petitt

Phone: (304) 340-1097 | Fax: (304) 340-1130 | Email:
500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202

Jessica Lynn Petitt is an attorney practicing with the Litigation Practice Group in the Charleston, West Virginia, office. Immediately prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Petitt served as Education Counsel with the West Virginia Senate, where she drafted and amended legislation, while working alongside multiple state agencies, public interest groups and other staff attorneys.

Ms. Petitt earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from West Virginia University in 2012. She then earned a Juris Doctor, Order of the Crown, from the Charlotte School of Law in 2015.

Legal Experience
2017 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2017West Virginia Senate, Education Counsel
2015 - 2016Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC, Associate
2013 - 2014Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC, Summer Law Clerk
Professional Experience
2013 - 2014Charlotte School of Law, Professor Mandy Carter, Teacher's Assistant
2015J.D.Charlotte School of Law
2012B.A.West Virginia University (Political Science)
Bar Admissions
2017West Virginia
Court Admissions
2017U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
2017West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

  • West Virginia Women Attorneys, Member
  • United Way of Southern West Virginia

Awards and Honors:
  • Order of the Crown
  • Honors for Pro Bono work
  • Civil Rights Clinic Student Attorney
  • Dean's list
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