Overview

Justin E. Jorgensen is a civil litigation attorney focusing his practice on the defense of matters related to commercial litigation, insurance coverage and premises liability.

As a judicial law clerk personally assisting Judge Leah K. Seaton in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland, on more than 1,000 cases and nearly 50 jury trials, Justin gained experience successfully handling a high case load involving criminal matters and civil cases ranging from attorneys’ fee issues to boating contract disputes.

Justin also interned for the City Attorney of Richmond where he helped defend the city against claims made under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). During his internship, Justin prepared a 20-page memo regarding an employee’s claim against the city. His memo facilitated the settlement of the claim for far less than the city’s maximum settlement goal before a federal magistrate judge, who agreed with his legal analysis.

Justin is diligent on the front end of litigation preparation to help his clients avoid jury trial. In the event a trial is necessary, Justin’s tireless work ethic and open communication style ensure he provides the work product necessary to achieve optimal results for his clients.

While earning his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law, Justin was consistently recognized as one of the top intellectual property students in his class. In addition to winning the Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition, Justin received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in trademarks and unfair competition and the Auzville Jackson Jr. Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property, an award given at graduation to only one student.

Awards/Recognitions

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trademarks and Unfair Competition, 2017
  • Winner of Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Section Student Writing Competition, 2017
  • Auzville Jackson, Jr. Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property, 2018

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia

Interests

Justin enjoys cooking at home with his fiancé and spending time with his two adopted rescue dogs.

Newsroom

Thought Leadership

  • Jurisdictional Splits and Timid Copyright Licensing, Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Section, 2017

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia

Education

University of Richmond School of Law (J.D., 2018)

Emory University (B.A., 2014)

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