Attorney Jessica Lujan has joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack as an Associate in the firm’s Business Litigation and Tort Practice Groups.
Lujan, who also has experience handling personal injury matters, most recently served as a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Escondido, where she oversaw cases from inception to completion and gained extensive experience with law and motion matters. While in law school, Lujan interned at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and later worked as a Post-Bar Law Clerk at the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office. Lujan received one of Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s Diversity Scholarships while attending law school at the University of San Diego School of Law, in recognition of Lujan’s ethical and civic leadership and her dedication to providing services to underrepresented groups in the community.
“We recognized Jessica as a star when she was in law school, and we are proud that she is joining the Firm,” said Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s Managing Partner Steve Cologne. “We see tremendous growth potential in Jessica. She is a great addition to our business and torts litigation practices, and I am confident that she will provide excellent counsel to our clients.”
Lujan earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame prior to earning her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school, Lujan received the CALI (Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law and served as a teacher’s assistant for Torts and Constitutional Law. In addition, Lujan served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Maria Salas-Mendoza for Texas District Court 120. Lujan is fluent in both French and Spanish. Outside of work she enjoys traveling with her daughter and Latin ballroom dancing.