Jessica Klaus

Practice Groups:

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation/Section 1983

Long Term Care/Nursing Homes

Office Locations:

Springfield, IL

Phone: 217.522.8822

Email Me

Education

  • Juris Doctor (cum laude), Texas Tech University School of Law, 2013
  • Bachelor of Political Science-International Relations, Eastern Illinois University, 2011

Year Joined Firm

2016

 

Find an ATTORNEY

Choose by Alphabet

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Select an Area of Practice

Select an Office

Enter Keyword(s)


Heyl Royster

 

Attorneys

Jessica Klaus (Associate)

PRINT

Jessica Klaus focuses her practice on defending civil rights claims filed by inmates within the Illinois Department of Corrections, and the clinical psychology facilitators at the State of Illinois sex offender treatment facility in both civil rights and state law claims. Her practice also includes nursing home defense, general casualty defense, tort litigation defense, and workers’ compensation defense.

Ms. Klaus is a native of Mahomet, IL., who returned to Illinois in 2013 after graduating with honors from Texas Tech University School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. While in law school, she was an editor for the Journal for Biosecurity, Biosafety, and Biodefense. She earned CALI Awards for Excellence in Torts and Commercial Litigation, Top Grade Award in Pre-trial Litigation, and Jurisprudence Award for the second highest grade in Contracts, Advanced Contracts, and Trial Advocacy. She was certified as a trained mediator in the State of Texas and has mediated a number of cases to resolution. She also acted as a First-Year Contracts teaching assistant during her second and third years of law school.

Ms. Klaus attended Eastern Illinois University where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations. While in college, she served as the President of the Association of Honor’s Students and as the Secretary of the College of Sciences Student Advisory Board.

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois