Jalese DeBiasi is passionate about many parts of her life, including her family, her competitive sports activities, and her legal practice as a member of the Business & Commercial Litigation and Insurance Defense groups at Zausmer.
During law school, Jalese clerked for a Detroit law firm, working on a variety of matters including insurance coverage, medical malpractice and first- and third-party auto claims. She then joined a law firm as an associate, defending clients in criminal matters and handling a variety of civil matters.
Jalese went on to become an assistant prosecutor for Wayne County, sharpening her skills as a courtroom prosecutor in the General Trials Division. As a prosecutor, she obtained over 20 guilty verdicts in less than two years, while gaining invaluable trial experience. Jalese’s stint as a prosecutor also allowed her to strengthen her research and writing, discovery, motion practice and litigation talents. Jalese is comfortable in the courtroom and effective when advocating for clients involving a wide variety of issues.
- State of Michigan
University of Detroit-Mercy
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2015
- Quarter-Finalist, G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition
- Moot Court Board of Advocates, Junior Member 2013-2014
- Semi-Finalist, Patrick A. Keenan Moot Court Competition
Wayne State University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2012
- State Bar of Michigan
- Young Lawyers Sections
Honors & Awards
- Member of Michigan Hawks Soccer Club Championship Teams, 2002-2008
- Olympic Development Program for Soccer, 2003-2004