Jessica L. Crown is a member of Goehring, Rutter & Boehm’s Family Law and School & Municipal Law Groups.
She represents clients in all areas of traditional Family Law, handling divorce, custody and support litigation, as well as drafting settlements and premarital agreements. She is also experienced in property negotiation and the settlement of other marital-related claims.
Ms. Crown also maintains an active Municipal Law practice, where she is experienced in serving in the role of Solicitor, handling tax assessment, collective bargaining, code enforcement, zoning and election law. Ms. Crown has also focused in delinquent tax collection. Her practice also includes real estate litigation and business law.
In addition to her general membership, Ms. Crown served as a Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association from November 2010 - June 2012. She also holds and maintains an active membership in the Allegheny County Bar Association, currently serving on the Women in the Law Division (since 2007), as Chair of the YLD Public Service Committee (since 2010) and recently began a three-year term on the Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. In addition to these roles, she serves as the Young Lawyers Division Secretary and was a member of the Bar Leadership Initiative Class of 2008.
Along with her Bar activity, Ms. Crown is a Pro Bono Attorney for Neighborhood Legal Services. She recently served as a Coordinator of the National Wills for Heroes Program for Allegheny County (September 2009-February 2013) and a member of the Edward R. Sells Inns of Court. Ms. Crown maintains an active membership in the White Oak Rotary.
Ms. Crown earned her undergraduate degree, a B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Elmira College in 2004. She then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, earning her J.D. in 2007. While in law school, Ms. Crown was a member of the Appellate Moot Court, Phi Alpha Delta, Pitt Law Women’s Society and Court Appoint Special Advocate (CASA).
She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, the United States District Court and the Western District of Pennsylvania.