Jessica C. Barnes - Maron Marvel

Jessica C. Barnes


Jessica Barnes defends insurance carriers, self-insured entities, and businesses in claims involving product, premises, and toxic tort liability. In her legal practice, she handles all aspects of litigation from discovery to litigation prep.

Before working for Maron Marvel, Jessica was a judicial law clerk for the Circuit Court of Cook County, IL. Additionally, while attending law school, she was a legal extern at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and a law clerk at a local Chicago law firm.

Jessica has dedicated countless hours to giving back to the community. She actively promotes DEI in the legal profession, is also committed to serving the underprivileged, and strives to remove barriers to equity for people impacted by the criminal legal system. She is a member of the Associate Board for the Cabrini Green Legal Aid and belongs to the Black Women’s Lawyers Association, where she serves on the Young Lawyers Committee.

Organizations/Committee Memberships
  • ¬†Cabrini Green Legal Aid Associate Board
Bar admissions



Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D., 2020)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, 2014)