Jessica Lynn Petitt

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 340-1097 | Fax: (304) 340-1130 | Email: jessica.petitt@jacksonkelly.com
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
 
Education
 
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

Community:
  • 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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