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Jessica Powell

Jessica Powell

Associate

A dedicated advocate for her clients, Jessica Powell works tirelessly to not only achieve the best possible legal outcome on cases, but also to make sure that her clients understand the process every step of the way. Driven by a passion to help others, Jessica focuses her practice on medical malpractice, wrongful death, employment law, business law, personal injury, and mass tort litigation, including lawsuits involving defective pharmaceutical drugs and devices. Additionally, Jessica Powell handles vaccine injury cases in the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Since 2021, Best Lawyers of America recognized Jessica as a “One to Watch”, a prestigious award that is given to up and coming young attorneys.

Prior to practicing law, Jessica Powell earned her Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Kentucky University, graduating magna cum laude in 2005. She spent over a decade handling disability cases before she pursued her law degree, which she earned from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, graduating summa cum laude, in 2016. Jessica is currently admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky.

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2019
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Kentucky, 2017
  • U.S District Courts, Eastern and Western Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

Education

  • J.D., 2016, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
  • B.A., 2005, Eastern Kentucky University

Professional Affiliations

  • Elected to the Board of Governors of the Kentucky Justice Association (KJA)
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court

Publications & Media

  • Powell, Jessica. “Millions of Medical Device Injuries and Malfunctions Hidden from the Public.” www.burgsimpson.com, July 8, 2019.
  • Powell, Jessica. “Eye Medications Recalled Due to Sterility Concerns.” www.burgsimpson.com, July 5, 2019
  • Powell, Jessica. “Catheters Used on Infants With Congenital Heart Disease Recalled.” www.burgsimpson.com, April 29, 2019
  • Powell, Jessica. “Infant Sleepers Recalled After Reports of Multiple Deaths.” www.burgsimpson.com, April 29, 2019
  • Powell, Jessica. “Hunters Beware…Tree Hanging Hunting Stand Can Lead to Fall.” www.burgsimpson.com, April 15, 2019
  • Powell, Jessica. “Treatments for Peripheral Arterial Disease Linked with Increased Risk of Death.” www.burgsimpson.com, January 18, 2019
  • Powell, Jessica. “Getting an Autopsy: The Coroner’s Requirements and Private Autopsies.” www.burgsimpson.com, January 2, 2019
  • Powell, Jessica. “Reusable Medical Device Can Save Lives …. And Spread Infection.” www.burgsimpson.com, December 11, 2018
  • Powell, Jessica. “Losing Your Job at the Holidays.” www.burgsimpson.com, December 7, 2018
  • Powell, Jessica. “Note, Do you Understand Your Rights As I Have Read Them To You? Understanding the Warnings Fifty Years Post Miranda,” 43 N. Ky. L. 435, Miranda at 50 Symposium, Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase School of Law, February 2016

Honors & Accolades

  • Selected to Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch”, 2021 – 2024
  • Selected to Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”, 2023
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100, Civil Plaintiff