Jessica Dean leads a team of successful criminal litigators at her Texas law firm. In 2014, the Department of Justice issued a full directive to the FBI, FDA, OSHA, and FTC advising that the individuals who manufacture, import, and distribute asbestos and those who knowingly use asbestos are considered criminals. Jessica is spearheading a team to bring cases against the guilty parties.
Although corporate liability is the only area of law that Jessica Dean specializes in, she has handled other cases, from personal injury to asbestos exposure lawsuits. You can check out some of the other areas of law that Jessica has spent her career handling by going to her profile page on the legal affairs website Lawyers.com. Jessica’s work has included serving on various boards and committees, being named a leader in helping women in the workplace, and many more accomplishments. You’ll want to make sure you choose an attorney who has done work in a specific area of law. This is so you can be sure that you’re hiring a professional with the skills to get the job done and serve your needs.
What you should know before choosing a lawyer
Jessica Dean: There are many factors to consider when hiring a lawyer. Each attorney has a different style. Generally speaking, find one that you can communicate with easily, communicate with confidence, speak with a reasonable voice and articulateness, has excellent jury and presentation skills, maintains good credibility, presents the case factually, and has a reasonable ability to win the case.
Jessica Dean: My experience has been that working for me and managing my time is the same as working for anyone who works full-time outside of the law. The only difference is that my employer is me, and I pride myself on ensuring my workload is properly managed. Also, I try to start every day with a cup of coffee and a good workout.