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GA / Atlanta

Jessica Tehlirian

Esquire Litigation Group -Atlanta
1201 Peachtree Street Northeast Unit 332 
Atlanta , GA 30309
NBL Top 40 Under 40 Executive Committee


Jessica M. Tehlirian was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan. She is a graduate of The University of Michigan, Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Business. While at Florida State University College of Law, Jessica spent a semester studying at The University of Oxford in Oxford, England. While in law school, Jessica received the Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award for completion of over 150 pro bono hours, was awarded a Book Award and was on the Dean's List and Honor Roll multiple semesters.At her immediate past job, she worked as a felony prosecutor in the Office of the State Attorney in the 2nd Judicial Circuit, where she had around 20 criminal trials with the majority of the cases being jury trials. Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Jessica worked as a Certified Legal Intern in the Office of the State Attorney in the 2nd Judicial Circuit. Jessica worked on both misdemeanor and felony cases in the juvenile division. Jessica successful tried cases ranging from driving while license suspended to rape and murder.Since transitioning to The Cochran Firm Jacksonville office, Jessica focuses her practice on personal injury and civil trial litigation, and fights for those who have been injured by the negligence of others. Jessica now uses her strong work ethic, competitive nature, and significant trial experience/knowledge obtained from representing the State of Florida to achieve the best results for her clients.

Honors & Awards

The National Trial Lawyers-Top 40 Under 40

Professional Associations

Phi Alpha Delta-Legal FraternityThe Tallahassee Barrister's AssociationThe Young Lawyer's Division of the Florida BarBig Brothers Big Sisters-Mentor


Florida State University College of Business, Master of Business Administration, 2019Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2014Florida State University College of Law, Business Law Certificate (with Honors), 2014University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, 2011

Bar Admissions

Florida (2014)

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