Jessica K. Lomakin

Associate

Tel: (909) 483-6643

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At a Glance

Jessica advises and litigates on behalf of public agencies and business clients.
 
For public agency clients, she handles dangerous conditions, personal injury and discrimination claims, among other matters.

Jessica is a member of Women in Transportation – IE and the Inland Empire Chapter of the International Right-of-Way Association.

Jessica Lomakin is a civil litigator at Best Best & Krieger LLP, serving both business and public entity clients. Her practice broadly encompasses all aspects of litigation and general counsel services. She represents her clients in all manner of disputes and, when possible, helps them resolve problems before they reach the court system. Specifically, Jessica’s litigation practice encompasses contract claims, business disputes, tort litigation and a variety of real property disputes, including municipal land acquisition, property damage and inverse condemnation. 
 
Jessica also handles general civil litigation for her public clients involving dangerous conditions of public property, personal injuries, alleged discrimination under federal and state housing laws, writ petitions, code enforcement appeals and the California Public Records act. 

Jessica obtained her law degree, cum laude, from Whittier Law School, where she served as editor on the Whittier Law Review. She obtained an advanced masters of laws degree in municipal representation from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law. While at Chapman, she achieved the highest course grade in relevant courses, including trial advocacy, municipal ordinances, land use and California environmental law.

Originally from Ohio, Jessica relocated to Southern California to earn her bachelor’s degree in political science, cum laude, from California State University, Fullerton. She lives in the City of Tustin with her husband Matthew. Jessica is a member of Women in Transportation – Inland Empire and the Inland Empire Chapter of the International Right of Way Association. She is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and licensed to practice law in the State of California.

Education

  • Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law, LL.M
  • Whittier Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • California State University, Fullerton, B.A., political science 
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Women in Transportation – Inland Empire
  • Inland Empire Chapter of the International Right of Way Association
  • "Records Request Training," City of Ontario Fire Department, June 7, 2018