ParalegalJessica Szumla is a Paralegal at Chaffin Luhana LLP.
Jessica received her Bachelor’s degree from Wesley College in Dover, DE. She started her career in the legal field as a legal assistant at a plaintiff’s firm, where she handled various personal injury, worker’s compensation, and Social Security disability cases. Before joining Chaffin Luhana, Jessica worked with a Baltimore firm as a paralegal handling toxic tort claims, including asbestos claims.
Jessica has worked with patients in an Eating Disorders program and volunteered as an Online Hotline responder with RAINN (Rape Abuse Incest National Network) and truly enjoys helping others. She is originally from Baltimore and now resides in Hudson County, New Jersey.
Jessica’s 2015 Chaffin Luhana Foundation Charity donation was to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network). Jessica previously volunteered with the Online Hotline for RAINN as a first-responder. Through her work with RAINN, Jessica learned how important that this confidential service is available for victims.
For 2017, Jessica nominated HealingSPACE at the YWCA of Bergen County, New Jersey for her charitable donation. Jessica currently volunteers at HealingSPACE and assists in providing support to victims of sexual abuse.