Jessica Stern is the owner and managing partner of the CrImmigration law firm, STERN Law, LLC. As a former public defender in the Atlanta and work with a well-respected federal criminal defense firm, she blended years of experience defending clients in criminal court with her competing passion to help non-citizens properly understand the immigration implications of their criminal case. While Jessica will always represent folks charged with crimes and in post-conviction matters, her practice now focuses exclusively on the defense of immigrants. She has mastered the challenging practice of deportation defense and deeply enjoys helping families achieve immigration status through the immigration process.
Jessica serves the City of Atlanta on its Board of Ethics and is a proud LEAD Atlanta ’17 alum. She was appointed to the Atlanta Bar Association’s (ABA) Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee, is a past Chair of the ABA Criminal Law Section and served on the board for the Women in the Profession Section for two consecutive terms. Jessica currently serves on the GA-AL AILA Chapter's ICE Liaison Committee for a 2nd term. Jessica graduated in 2008 from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA and currently lives in Midtown, Atlanta.