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Jessica is an associate with the firm’s Litigation Department in Indianapolis. She focuses her practice on business litigation. Jessica has assisted clients in resolving claims of defamation, intellectual property misappropriation, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty.  She also has experience handling professional liability matters and municipal litigation. Jessica is pleased to assist businesses, governmental organizations, and individuals seeking to protect their rights.

Jessica graduated magna cum laude with her J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2017, graduating in the Top 2% of her class. She graduated summa cum laude from Kenyon College in 2014 with a degree in Political Science.

While in law school, Jessica externed for the Marion County Superior Court and the Indiana Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Jessica also served as a Practice Group Advisor from 2015-17.  She served as the Notes and Comments Editor at the Indiana Law Journal and as an associate with the Inmate Legal Assistance Project. Jessie worked as a research assistant to Professor Janet Decker on teachers' substantive rights and the Individuals with Disabilities Act. She also worked as a research assistant on capital gains tax with Professor Ajay Mehrotra.

Career Highlights

Awards

  • Up and Coming Lawyer, The Indiana Lawyer, 2019
  • Order of the Coif
  • Scott N. Flanders Fellowship, 2015-2016
  • Bernard Harrold Fellowship Recipient, 2016-2017
  • Julia Lamber Student Clinician, 2017
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Kenyon College

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Social Committee, 2018
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Former Employment

  • Hollis Adams Foundation, Activities of Daily Living Staff

Community Involvement

  • Best Buddies Friendship Walk Committee, 2019
  • Conservation Law Clinic
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Volunteer
  • IndyBar's Ask A Lawyer, Volunteer

Professional Leadership

  • 2019  IndyBar Young Lawyers Division, Communications Chair on the Executive Board
  • 2018 IndyBar Young Lawyers Division, Social Committee

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Community Initiatives Intern, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis  
  • Intern, Best Buddies
  • Founder, North Central High School Best Buddies Chapter

Media

Contributions & Published Works

  • Indiana Law Journal: “To Hell in a Handbasket”: Teachers, Free Speech, and Matters of Public Concern in the Social Media World, 92 Ind. L.J. ­1615 (Fall 2017)
  • "Christensen/Laurin: Should lawyers report child abuse learned in representation?," The Indiana Lawyer, July 27, 2016; Jessica Laurin, co-author
  • "Ethics of fee arrangements," National Business Institute, November 2017, Jessica Laurin, co-author

Other Media

"Leadership in Law 2019: Jessica Laurin Meek," The Indiana Lawyer, May 2019

Services

Kenyon College, B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, 2014

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, magna cum laude, J.D., 2017

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2018
  • Indiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2017
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