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Jessica R. Bogo
Before joining Pillsbury, Ms. Bogo worked as a Federal Litigation Attorney with the Federal Pro Bono Project, assisting pro se litigants with cases pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. Ms. Bogo’s responsibilities included researching and drafting pleadings and discovery, meeting with litigants to explain procedural and substantive law, and writing template motions and reference materials for use by other project attorneys and litigants.
In law school, Ms. Bogo served as the Director (as well as a competitor and coach) of the Appellate Advocacy Program, as a Law Fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Program, as a Global Teaching Fellow in the International Law Program, and as a Street Law Instructor in the Clinical Program. Ms. Bogo also represented clients accused of misdemeanor offenses and facing revocation of parole as a student attorney in the Criminal Justice Clinic.
Ms. Bogo was a contributing researcher on two publications, Law and Society in the South: A History of North Carolina Court Cases by John Wertheimer, University Press of Kentucky, 2009 and The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry, Second Edition, Edited by Robert I. Simon, M.D. and Liza H. Gold, M.D., 2010.
Before and during law school, Ms. Bogo worked for six years as a litigation paralegal for a business and employment litigation firm in Northern Virginia. Also before law school Ms. Bogo worked as a business-intelligence consultant for Fortune 100 clients.
Ms. Bogo volunteers with the San Francisco Bar Association’s Mock Trial Program as an attorney coach of the Balboa High School team.
Pride Law Fund (Board of Directors), Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (Board of Directors), Association of Business Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association, The Bar Association of San Francisco, State Bar of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California