Jessica Wright is a lifelong resident of Lake County, growing up in Eastlake, Ohio. She received her BA in Political Science from Miami University in 2009 and JD from Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law in 2012. During her time at law school, she earned many prestigious awards and accolades, including being named as Barrister Scholarship Recipient and recognized as a Cum Laude honors graduate. Wright was active in the Student Bar Association and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Inn of Court while attending law school. She also clerked for the Judge Allan H. Davis at the Hancock County Juvenile and Probate Court and served as a mediator at the Lima Municipal Court. During her free time, Wright volunteered at the Ohio Northern University Legal Clinic, assisting indigent clients in obtaining divorces, custody, visitation, and criminal expungements.
In 2012, Jessica Wright was admitted to the Ohio Bar and joined Murray & Black shortly after. Her practice areas include family law, domestic relations, juvenile law, wills, trusts, probate, guardianships, personal injury, criminal defense, and civil litigation. Wright handles a large portion of the firm’s domestic relations practice, representing clients in issues involving divorce, dissolution, child custody, visitation, child support, domestic violence civil protection orders and post decree actions.
She also serves as Court Appointed Counsel for the Lake County Courts to represent indigent clients in criminal and juvenile cases. In addition, Wright is both an appointed and private Guardian ad Litem through the Lake County Juvenile Court, conducting independent investigations to determine the best interests of children in custody, abuse, neglect, and dependency cases. Wright also acts as a Guardian for adults through the Lake County Probate Court.
Jessica Wright is a member of the Lake County and Ohio State Bar Associations. She is also the Academic Excellence Advisor for the Phi Mu Fraternity at Case Western Reserve University. She spends her time outside the office with family and friends, at the gym, dancing and reading.