Jessilyn advises local governments and other public agencies on a variety of governmental law issues.
Prior to joining Richards, Watson & Gershon in September 2019, Jessilyn worked as a Legal Research Attorney at the San Francisco Superior Court in the Complex Civil Litigation Department for the Honorable Mary E. Wiss and the Honorable Teri L. Jackson. During law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court. Jessilyn also interned at the California Attorney General’s Office and was a member of the UC Hastings Alternative Dispute Resolution Team.
Honors & Awards
Executive Internal Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly
Top 10 Advocate/Client Team, International Academy of Dispute Resolution (April 2017)
Professional and Community Affiliations
Mentorship Committee Co-Chair, Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
Member, Queen’s Bench Bar Association
Board Member, Southeast Asian Development Center