|Born||Jessica Michelle Dean|
|🏡 Residence||Dallas, Texas, USA|
|🏫 Education||B.A. - Economics, Political Science, & History; Juris Doctor|
|🎓 Alma mater||Boston University, University of Texas School of Law|
Attorney, Partner, Co-founder in Dallas, Texas, and across the United States
|📆 Years active||19+|
|🏢 Organisation||DOB+S Law Foundation|
|🏡 Home town||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Title||Jessica Dean, Esquire|
About Jessica Dean - Attorney & Partner at Dean Omar Branham Shirley
Attorney Jessica Dean, a partner at the Law Offices of Dean Omar Branham Shirley, began practicing law in 2003. Her specialization includes the representation of clients who have battled mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure.
Jessica Dean graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University in 1999 and Cum Laude from the University of Texas School of Law in 2003. While in law school, she met partner Amin Omar and the two formed the idea to launch a firm together. Her goal was to help underrepresented individuals who large corporations had wrongfully injured. After her first case working with a client diagnosed with mesothelioma, Jessica came to comprehend the large-scale issue of corporations who had knowingly exposed employees to asbestos. Mesothelioma is a deadly, incurable type of cancer caused by asbestos exposure. In fact, one out of three individuals who die from occupational diseases passes away from asbestos exposure.
Along with her partners, attorney Jessica Dean has a strong commitment to helping her clients. She prides herself on giving specialized attention to each client and always aims to offer the best resolution available. Her efforts have inspired change among corporations that have risked the health and well-being of workers.
Jessica Dean has a decorated legal career. Ms. Dean has been the guest speaker for professional seminars and mock trials. Her past credits include:
- Legal Updates and Emerging Issues in South Carolina Asbestos Litigation, 2014
- Mesothelioma Mock Trial Exercise, Opening Statements, 2015
- The Top Emerging Trends in 2015 Asbestos Litigation, 2015
- Toxic Torts & Environmental Law, Plaintiffs Perspective on Trial Strategies, 2015
- Ethical Duties in Asbestos Litigation, Seminar, 2017
- American Board of Trial Advocates South Carolina Mock Trial Seminar, 2018
Jessica Dean’s legal society affiliations include the American Board of Trial Advocates, the International Academy of Dispute Resolution, and the American Association for Justice. Accolades include Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers in Dallas, Texas Super Lawyers 2021 Honoree, National Law Journal: Top 100 Nationwide Verdicts, and Texas Super Lawyers 2009-2017 Rising Stars Honoree.
Jessica Dean will fight aggressively for her clients and what she believes is the right way to amend past wrongs. Ms. Dean is a strategic thinker and will solve any case problem thrown at her. She looks forward to continuing a career that focuses on representing those who most need her help.