Jessica C. Pooran has joined Scarinci Hollenbeck as an Associate with the litigation practice team. Ms. Pooran is experienced in representing both public and private clients in various litigation and business law matters.
Ms. Pooran most recently served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mary K. Costello, P.J. Ch. in Hudson County. Her law clerk experience included analyzing summary judgment motions, motions to dismiss, and orders to show cause with commercial and individual parties. In addition, Ms. Pooran has handled a wide variety of litigation matters involving the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the Tort Claims Act, as well as medical, legal, and professional malpractice actions. She has served as a mediator for various special civil matters, worked on general equity matters with an emphasis on foreclosures, and handled a variety of probate matters.
Ms. Pooran earned her Juris Doctor from New York Law School and her undergraduate degree in International Politics with a minor in History from the Pennsylvania State University. While in law school, Ms. Pooran earned an Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate for her focus on mediation, arbitration, and negotiation courses; as well the Order of the Barristers Award for her brief writing and advocacy skills in Moot Court.