Jessica Guerra is an Associate in the Las Vegas office and has been involved in the legal industry since she was 18-years-old. She has worked in various legal areas including bankruptcy law, tax law, business and general litigation, and family law.
Jessica received her Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law, graduating with Pro Bono Honors, and her Bachelor’s at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Political Science. During law school, Jessica had a fondness for international related legal issues, specifically legal issues related to business and intellectual property. In the Winter 2014-2015, Jessica participated in Boyd’s International Human Rights Practicum in India, where she interviewed factory workers subjected to human rights violations by their employers and the local government and was an author to a UN report to the Special Rapporteur. Prior to her practicum in India, in 2013, Jessica studied international contracts in Barcelona, Spain and Comparative Media Law and Policy in Oxford, England. Jessica also competed in the International Criminal Moot Court Competition at Pace University Law School in 2014.
As part of Jessica’s law school career, Jessica was also very involved in the law school community and served numerous student organization positions including the President of La Voz, the Latin/Hispanic Law Student Association; the Treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta, the Legal Fraternity; and the Event Coordinator to APALSA, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. As a law school graduate, Jessica still participates in La Voz as an attorney mentor, where she mentors a law student, an undergraduate student, and a high school student during the year.
Outside of the office, Jessica likes to spend time with her dog and family and likes to travel when she has the chance. Jessica also enjoys community involvement and education through volunteering as well as attending events related to the arts or events focused on current events and issues. Additionally, Jessica likes to be creative and has many artistic hobbies ranging from painting to wood work.