Our Professionals

LaFaurie, Jessica L.

Associate

E-mail: jlf@lydeckerdiaz.com

Office Location

  • Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Professional Experience

Jessica LaFaurie is an associate at the Firm’s Miami office. Ms. LaFaurie received her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut, which she attended on a merit scholarship. While at the University of Connecticut, Ms. LaFaurie majored in Political Science and minored in Sociology. She went on to commit two years to Teach for America in Miami-Dade County. Teach for America is a highly-selective non-profit organization which recruits leaders with a record in achievement to expand educational opportunities and close the achievement gap in low-income communities.

Ms. LaFaurie went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami, School of Law. She was a member of the International and Comparative Law Review, wrote for the Sports and Entertainment Law Society blog, and participated in HOPE volunteer activities. Ms. LaFaurie received two CALI awards and one Dean’s Certificate during her time at the University of Miami. She graduated magna cum laude.

While in law school, Ms. LaFaurie was a legal intern for Unified Family Court and participated in an externship for Project Freedom. Prior to joining Lydecker | Diaz, Ms. LaFaurie worked as an associate at Mesa & Associates, a boutique complex commercial litigation firm in Miami, Florida.

Education

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude

  • Dean’s Certificate of Academic Achievement (highest grade): Internet Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (overall academic excellence): Internet Law
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (overall academic excellence): Civil Rights and Economic Justice
  • Dean’s List
  • Americorp Award
  • Outstanding Merit Scholarship
  • Outstanding Public Interest Scholarship
  • Florida Matrimonial Scholarship

B.A., University of Connecticut, cum laude

  • Leadership Scholarship
  • Academic Incentive Award
  • Dean’s List
  • University of Connecticut Ski-Team Co-Captain
  • Lambda Theta Alpha, Latin Sorority Incorporated (academic and community serviced based sorority): Chapter President

Admissions

  • State of Florida
  • State of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

 

Lydecker | Diaz is a Full-Service AV-rated national law firm with offices throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. Since its founding, Lydecker Diaz has built a distinguished history of skilled and effective legal service to its clients. We serve a broad variety of national, international, and local businesses, state and local public entities, and individuals. Our growth has not been at the expense of personalized, in-depth, client service, but because of it. Read More About Us

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