Chelsea A. Creta

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 340-1042 | Fax: (304) 340-1130 | Email: chelsea.creta@jacksonkelly.com
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Chelsea A. Creta is an associate practicing with the Commercial Litigation Practice Group in the Charleston, West Virginia, office.

Ms. Creta earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, with a minor in music, from Davidson College in 2014. She earned a Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2017. While in law school, Ms. Creta was the Editor in Chief of the Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice. She was also Client Counseling Competition Administrator on the Washington and Lee Moot Court Board and Co-chair of The Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series Board. Ms. Creta was a semifinalist in the Moot Court Client Counseling Competition and a quarterfinalist in the Moot Court Robert J. Grey, Jr. Negotiations Competition.

 
Legal Experience
 
2017 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2016Nosal & Jeter, LLP, Law Clerk
2015Hon. Anthony J. Trenga, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Judicial Intern
2013Hon. William Condon, New York State Supreme Court, Judicial Intern
 
Education
 
2017J.D.Washington and Lee University School of Law
2014B.A.Davidson College (History)
 
Bar Admissions
 
2017West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
2017U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
2017West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Writings and Publications:
  • Author, "The No-Fly List: The New Redress Procedures, Criminal Treatment, and the Blanket of 'National Security,'" Student Note, Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Vol. 23 Iss. 1 (2016)

Awards and Honors:
  • Washington and Lee Moot Court Board, Client Counseling Competition Administrator
  • The Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series Board, Co-chair
  • Moot Court Client Counseling Competition, Semifinalist
  • Moot Court Robert J. Grey, Jr. Negotiations Competition, Quarterfinalist
  • Criminal Justice Clinic, Third-Year Practicum
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Kelley Honors History Program
  • Phi Alpha Theta (National Academics Honors Society)
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