Jessica G. Kingston

Associate

Jessica G. Kingston

Associate

Jessica G. Kingston

Jessica Kingston tackles legal questions head on, breaking down complex employment issues to pursue winning solutions for our clients.

Jessica focuses her practice on Employment and Labor Law, working with clients on wrongful termination, FMLA, discrimination, hostile work environment, harassment, and retaliation claims. She is an experienced litigator, defending claims in federal and state court as well as before the EEOC and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Jessica loves the investigative process and working with parties connected to the precipitating event to determine what actually occurred, what may have gone wrong, and how to properly respond to the claim. Through this method, she strives to create a better work environment for both employers and employees.

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Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Education

University of Michigan Law School
Juris Doctor, 2010

  • Treasurer, State Bar of Michigan Student Section
  • Student Attorney, UM Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic
  • Women’s Law Student Association
  • Michigan Student Senate Admissions Committee

Michigan State University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology, 2007

  • Honors College, Active Student of the Year 2007
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Fraternity
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honors Fraternity
  • Editor-in-Chief and Design Editor, Red Cedar Log student yearbook
  • Criminal Justice Professorial Research Assistant
  • Intern, Lansing Teen Court
  • Honors Students Actively Recruiting
  • All-Girl Competitive Club Cheerleading
  • Coalition of Indian Undergraduate Students
  • Volunteer Tutor, McDonel Middle School

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Oakland Bar Association Employment Law Committee

In the Community

  • Detroit Spartans, Board of Directors
  • Executive Committee Oakland County Democratic Party, Member
  • Michigan High School Athletic Administration, Competitive Cheer Official

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – 2021

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