Jessica A. Seares
Jessica A. Seares, J.D., Ph.D., is an associate at Nall and Miller. Jessica brings her expertise in law practice to healthcare litigation, transportation and trucking, and issues of general liability. Jessica has handled environmental, criminal, and toxic tort matters, and in addition to her law degree has a doctoral degree from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor’s of Science in biology from Rutgers University. Prior to coming to Nall and Miller, Jessica worked on important environmental cases affecting the Southeast, and provided zealous advocacy for indigent defendants at Fulton County, the largest public defender’s office in Georgia, winning major victories for her clients. She has argued cases at the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, as well as trial courts across Georgia.
After graduating from Emory Law, Ms. Seares clerked for the Honorable Judge M. Yvette Miller at the Georgia Court of Appeals. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jessica was on the faculty at Boston University’s International Honors Program and Emory University’s Department of Environmental Studies, and was published in her field. Ms. Seares graduated law school with highest honors, earning the Order of the Coif, the Pro Bono Award, and the Judge Rowland T. Barnes Scholarship. She is passionate about law practice, education and service. In her free time she enjoys hiking and camping with her family in the north Georgia mountains.
Jessica’s published appellate cases include:
State v. Beard, 308 Ga. 160 (2018)
McGlover v. State, 347 Ga. App. 542, 820 S.E.2d 167 (2018)
Tezeno v. State, 343 Ga. App. 623, 808 S.E.2d 64 (2017)
State v. Ogunsuyi, 301 Ga. 281 (2016)
Emory University School of Law, 2013
University of Georgia, 2003
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia