Jessica Kondrick

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jkondrick@sllbv.com

619.235.5655

Jessica Kondrick is an associate with Sandler Lasry Laube Byer & Valdez.  A native of San Diego, Jessica attended Brown University for her undergraduate education and obtained her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. Before starting with the firm in the fall of 2013, she was a law clerk at the California Department of Transportation and at several private firms.  Jessica’s areas of practice include civil litigation, real estate and commercial disputes, and general business litigation.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Law School
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. 2013

  • USD National Trial Team (2011-2012)
  • ABA Labor & Employment Law Trial Competition (2012)

Undergraduate
Brown University, B.A., double concentration, Urban Studies & History of Art and Architecture, 2007

  • Co-Captain Women’s Volleyball Team
  • Co-President, Senior Gift Committee
  • Co-President, Special Events Committee
  • Meiklejohn Peer Academic Advisor
  • Arlene E. Gorton Sportsmanship Award Recipient (2007) presented to the female varsity athlete who most consistently displayed the ideals of sportsmanship and fair play.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate, Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer & Valdez LLP
November 2015-Present

Post-Bar Civil Litigation Fellow
September 2013- October 2015

Legal Assistant
Summer 2011

Performed research and writing for business litigation, employment, eminent domain, condemnation, probate, construction, real estate and other civil litigation matters. Trial preparation, discovery disputes, pro bono representation, and advance litigation skills training including law and motion, written discovery, depositions, and trial work.  First-chaired evidentiary hearing heard by County Commissioner.  Have regular and substantive client and expert contact.

Legal Intern, California Department of Transportation
Summer 2012
Performed legal research within real estate, employment and catastrophic personal injury practice areas. Drafted demurrers, motions to strike, motions for summary judgment, and opposition to motion to consolidate. Attended depositions and mediation sessions.

Legal Assistant, Law Office of H. Paul Kondrick
Fall 2010- Spring 2013
Performed legal research and wrote briefs/memoranda, regarding commercial title insurance company’s breach of fiduciary duty/ contract claims; invalidity of testamentary transfer to care custodian, employment discrimination claim; judicial foreclosure; Facebook privacy.

Analyst, Bay Area Economics
Emeryville, CA 2008-2010
Performed economic and demographic research relating to urban decay studies, E.I.R.’s, workforce housing strategies, and retail analyses within urban economics consulting firm. Wrote case studies for affordable housing and transit-oriented development throughout California. Published 2010 NASA Ames Economic Benefit Study. Projects included: BART Extension to Livermore, CA (E.I.R.), Oakland Habitat for Humanity Market Study, and Local Economic Impact Study for Port of Oakland Truck Management Plan.

North American Language Fellow, Ministry of Education and Science, Spanish Government
Spain 2007-2008
Taught English in two public elementary schools in Huesca, Spain.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Participant, NITA Pacific Deposition Program, 2014
Participant, NITA Expert Deposition Program, 2014
Participant, San Diego Inn of Court Evidence Workshop, 2014

ADMISSIONS

California State Courts
United States District Court, Southern District of California

MEMBERSHIPS

  • California Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Associate, Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court, 2014-Present
  • Young Alumni Chair, Brown University Club of San Diego, 2014
  • Young Alumni Chair, Brown University Club of San Francisco, 2009-2010
  • Brown University Alumni Association Interviewer, 2009-Present
  • Participant, San Diego County Bar Association Basketball League, 2015

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Mentor, U.S.D. School of Law Mentorship Program, 2015-Present
Volunteer, U.S.D. School of Law – various law alumni activities, 2014-Present
Volunteer Lawyer, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, 2015
Big Sister, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, 2014