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Jessica E. Leaven
  • Employment Law, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
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Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Free Consultation
    Free injury and disability case evaluation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, North Carolina Eastern District
U.S. District Court, North Carolina Middle District
U.S. District Court, North Carolina Western District
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. (2001)
Honors: With Honors
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. (1997)
Business North Carolina magazine's Legal Elite
Business North Carolina's Legal Elite
NC Super Lawyers 2017, 2018
Super Lawyers
The Evan Mahaney Champion of Civil Liberties Award
Western North Carolina Chapter of The American Civil Liberties Union
North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Star”
Super Lawyers
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Professional Associations
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Employment Law Section Past Chair, 2012-2013; Employment Law Section Chair, 2011-2012; Employment Law Section Vice-Chair, 2010-2011; Employment Law Section Secretary, 2009-2010; Employment Law Publications Committee, 2008-2009; Employment Law Section Secr
North Carolina Bar Association
Chair - Labor and Employment Section 2016-17; Co-Chair Continuing Legal Education Committee 2015-2016; Vice-Chair, Labor and Employment Section 2015-2016
North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
Activities: Career Support & Advancement Committee Chair, 2011-2013; Education Committee Chair, 2010-2013.
WNC Chapter Of NC Association of Women Attorneys
President - 2014
28th Judicial District Bar
At-large member of the Executive Committee
Speaking Engagements
Presented Opening Remarks, 31st Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law Conference, South Carolina
Continuing Legal Education Seminar - Employment Law, 2015 Summer Convention, Sunset Beach, North Carolina
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Professionalism for New Admittees - Panelist, Asheville, NC
28th Judicial District Bar
The 2-day event provided information to new members of the Bar on a range of topics including Organization of a Law Office, Ethics, Attorney/Client relationships and Technology. Jessica and other members of the panel discussed attorney professionalism and the benefit of mentors.
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Grimes Teich Anderson LLP Injury Lawyers
North Carolina
535 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Toll-Free: (800) 533-6845
Telephone: (828) 251-0800
Fax: (828) 236-9200