Jennifer Braccia brings her extensive experience as law clerk to several judges in the federal district courts to guide the firm and its clients through the intricacies of federal court civil practice and procedure.

Overview

As part of the firm’s Litigation group, Jennifer assists the firm and its clients on navigating the intricacies of federal court practice and procedure. With extensive experience working in the federal court system, Jennifer provides advice and counsel on a variety of civil litigation matters.

Before joining the firm, Jennifer worked as a Law Clerk to Western District of North Carolina United States District Court Judges Whitney, Mullen and Voorhees and to Magistrate Judges Keesler and Horn, and also as a Pro Se Law Clerk. She also served as an ethics instructor at Central Piedmont Community College, and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California in San Diego, California. Jennifer also clerked for Magistrate Judge Ruben Brooks in the Southern District of California from 1995-1997.

Notable

Notable

  • Appointed to the Merit Selection Panel for the purpose of considering the reappointment of David C. Keesler as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, 2019
  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2018-2019
  • Member, Local Rules Committee for the Western District of North Carolina
  • MVA Devonshire Elementary School Reading Program, Volunteer

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Lunch With A Lawyer, Volunteer

  • MVA SelfServe Center (Child Custody and Divorce), Volunteer

  • Conduct Ethics Interviews for North Carolina State Bar, Volunteer

  • Cited, Leech v. 3M Co., 278 F. Supp. 3d 933, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161695

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Affiliations

Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Charlotte Women's Bar

Capabilities

Education

B.A., State University of New York at Cortland, 1990, cum laude

J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1995, cum laude, Dean's Academic Scholarship and American Jurisprudence Award recipient

Admissions

  • California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, 1995
  • North Carolina, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, 2014
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Appointed to the Merit Selection Panel for the purpose of considering the reappointment of David C. Keesler as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, 2019

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