Jilian Lee McLeer

Jilian Lee McLeerEXPERIENCE
Ronan, Tuzzio & Giannone, P.C., Tinton Falls, New Jersey Sept. 2015- Present
Associate
• Practice includes all aspects of civil insurance defense litigation at the trial level, with particular
focus on general liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, and automobile negligence
• Prepare a variety of motions and briefs on a daily basis, including discovery, dispositive, and pretrial
motions, and arbitration/mediation statements
• Conduct and defend depositions of parties, fact witnesses, and expert witnesses
• Manage all aspects of defense matters from the receipt of pleadings through arbitration
• Perform legal research on pertinent issues and prepare legal memoranda briefing the issues
• Attend various court proceedings such as case management conferences and settlement
conferences, as well as oral argument before the Court on motion proceedings
Ocean County Superior Court, Toms River, New Jersey Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015
Law Clerk to the Honorable Craig L. Wellerson, P.J.Cv.
• Organized and managed the bi-weekly motion calendar in preparation for motion days
• Assisted the Court on a daily basis by interacting with attorneys during the process of developing
the motion calendar
• Authored legal memoranda and written opinions to be issued by the Court
• Experienced in mediating settlement conferences among plaintiff and defense attorneys
• Experienced in mediating landlord tenant and small claims proceedings
Childrens' Justice Clinic- Rutgers Law School, Camden, New Jersey Sept. 2013-Dec. 2013
Attorney of Record
• Participated as the attorney of record for New Jersey juveniles facing delinquency charges in
Camden’s juvenile court system
• Managed all aspects of approximately seven client matters, which included meeting and
developing a rapport with juvenile clients, researching and analyzing rehabilitative possibilities to
determine the best option for each client, and representing the interests of clients before the Court
• Negotiated with Camden County Prosecutors on behalf of clients prior to appearing in court
Camden County Superior Court, Camden, New Jersey Jan. 2013-May 2013
Judicial Extern to the Honorable George S. Leone, J.A.D.
• Conducted legal research for written opinions
• Assisted law clerk in preparation of civil motions

PERSONAL

Enjoy mentoring Girl Scouts through the Girl Scouts of America; reading for pleasure; cooking.

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