Jessica P. Orrell joins Secrest Wardle’s Troy location as an Associate. She is a member of the Firm’s Motor Vehicle Litigation, Premises Liability and Environmental and Toxic Tort practice groups. Ms. Orrell is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan where she is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Information Technology Law Section.

Jessica Orrell graduated magna cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While in law school, Jessica worked full time as a paralegal specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, White Collar Crime Unit, where she was able to appear on behalf of the United States in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (under applicable local court rules) on federal misdemeanor cases. While serving in this capacity, Jessica obtained a guilty verdict in a one-day bench trial. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business and received a Paralegal Certificate from Oakland Community College.

Ms. Orrell is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional and prior to joining Secrest Wardle, Jessica worked as a Research Attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals.

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