2221 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, California 92108
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JESSICA R. K. DORMAN
Though born in Hawaii, Jessica R. K. Dorman is a San Diego native at heart. Jessica grew up in Santee, California, a suburb of San Diego, with her parents and younger sister. Her parents instilled a sense of pride in one’s own work – “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right, the first time.”
Jessica made efforts to participate and lead school events to help her fellow students and schools. She served on the Associated Student Body (student government) and as the Treasurer of the school’s German Club. Jessica was also an avid softball player playing from a young age through high school.
Though admitted to the University of California, Jessica chose to attend Grossmont Community College before transferring to the University of California, San Diego. After graduating from UCSD with a Bachelors Degree in Economics: Management Science, Jessica attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
During law school, Jessica made the most of her time, participating and serving on the executive board of the school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, and completing several internships in Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Defense. Jessica earned top grades and several awards for her achievements during law school.
After taking the California Bar, Jessica worked for a local family law attorney before finding a home at Hyde & Swigart in early 2012. While at Hyde & Swigart, Jessica has aggressively and successfully defended her clients in debt lawsuits as well as held debt collectors accountable in federal and state actions for unfair debt collection. In one particular case, Jessica obtained a $100,000 settlement for her clients for unfair debt collection practices.
Jessica has made it her goal to spread the word about consumer rights and has presented to groups and organizations including Elder Law and Advocacy, The San Diego Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section), and California Western School of Law.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and pets.
JESSICA IS WELL VERSED IN MANY AREAS OF CONSUMER LAW INCLUDING:
Debt Collector Abuse
Fair Credit Reporting
The Reese-Levering Act (Repossession)
Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Service Members Civil Relief Act
Unfair Business Practices
Health Studio Services Act (Gym memberships)
Electronic Funds Transfer Act
LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN
All California State Courts
United States District Court for the Southern District
United States District Court for the Central District
United States District Court for the Eastern District
San Diego County Bar Association
Federal Bar Association, San Diego Chapter
National Association of Consumer Attorneys (NACA)
California Western School of Law Community Law Project