Jessica R. Shoulders

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Overview

Jessica Shoulders is an accomplished attorney who practices in the areas of civil litigation, healthcare defense, personal injury, and product liability cases.

Jessica has a record of proven success in litigating matters across Kentucky. She is a seasoned litigator who understands the complexities, strategies and nuances of litigation. She offers unmatched guidance in navigating the complex legal environment found with healthcare defense. She helps clients minimize risk while reaching their goals so they can focus on what they do best – innovating and revolutionizing the healthcare industry.

Her work also includes handling cases on behalf of individuals who have been injured by defective medical devices or dangerous drugs. She handles cases that involve prescription medication, including cases against the makers of Actos, Levaquin, Xarelto and many others. Jessica has handled many cases against the manufacturers of metal-on-metal hip replacements, which have become widely criticized for poor design. She is also handling lawsuits against the makers of several hernia mesh products, which are used in open and laparoscopic procedures during hernia repair surgeries.

Jessica provides strong and compassionate representation for clients who are facing matters involving personal injury. She believes that injured people and their families should have access to the same quality legal representation as large insurance companies. As an aggressive litigator, Jessica takes pride in providing caring and personalized service to each one of her clients.

She considers it part of her work to keep constantly updated on developments in the law. “In our field, you are constantly learning,” she says. “It’s important to keep up-to-date on recent court decisions, changes to state laws and technological advances that can help you serve as a better advocate for your clients.”

Community service is important to Jessica. She graduated from the Leadership Bowling Green program, and has served on the Western Kentucky University Young Alumni Council and the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of South Central Kentucky. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association, and currently serving on the board of Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky. She recently graduated from Elevate Kentucky, a program run by Leadership Kentucky for young leaders in the Commonwealth.

Jessica has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University and a law degree from the University of Kentucky. She is a native of Franklin, Kentucky, and lives in Bowling Green.

GOOGLE REVIEWS:

“Jessica was a huge help to our family! We will definitely use her and ELPO for any of our future legal needs.” – Lauren Mackey

“Jessica Shoulders has been the best personal injury lawyer my family could ask for after me and my sisters each were involved in car accidents. She handled all 3 of our car wreck cases and all of us are beyond pleased with the results she obtained for us.” – Liz Henessy

Credentials

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Kentucky, 2012
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

EDUCATION

Community Involvement

Jessica Shoulders is an accomplished attorney who practices in the areas of civil litigation, healthcare defense, personal injury, and product liability cases.

Jessica has a record of proven success in litigating matters across Kentucky. She is a seasoned litigator who understands the complexities, strategies and nuances of litigation. She offers unmatched guidance in navigating the complex legal environment found with healthcare defense. She helps clients minimize risk while reaching their goals so they can focus on what they do best – innovating and revolutionizing the healthcare industry.

Her work also includes handling cases on behalf of individuals who have been injured by defective medical devices or dangerous drugs. She handles cases that involve prescription medication, including cases against the makers of Actos, Levaquin, Xarelto and many others. Jessica has handled many cases against the manufacturers of metal-on-metal hip replacements, which have become widely criticized for poor design. She is also handling lawsuits against the makers of several hernia mesh products, which are used in open and laparoscopic procedures during hernia repair surgeries.

Jessica provides strong and compassionate representation for clients who are facing matters involving personal injury. She believes that injured people and their families should have access to the same quality legal representation as large insurance companies. As an aggressive litigator, Jessica takes pride in providing caring and personalized service to each one of her clients.

She considers it part of her work to keep constantly updated on developments in the law. “In our field, you are constantly learning,” she says. “It’s important to keep up-to-date on recent court decisions, changes to state laws and technological advances that can help you serve as a better advocate for your clients.”

Community service is important to Jessica. She graduated from the Leadership Bowling Green program, and has served on the Western Kentucky University Young Alumni Council and the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of South Central Kentucky. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association, and currently serving on the board of Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky. She recently graduated from Elevate Kentucky, a program run by Leadership Kentucky for young leaders in the Commonwealth.

Jessica has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University and a law degree from the University of Kentucky. She is a native of Franklin, Kentucky, and lives in Bowling Green.

GOOGLE REVIEWS:

“Jessica was a huge help to our family! We will definitely use her and ELPO for any of our future legal needs.” – Lauren Mackey

“Jessica Shoulders has been the best personal injury lawyer my family could ask for after me and my sisters each were involved in car accidents. She handled all 3 of our car wreck cases and all of us are beyond pleased with the results she obtained for us.” – Liz Henessy

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Kentucky, 2012
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

EDUCATION