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General Info

Email: jgalo@wickersmith.com
Direct: (561) 478-6950
Fax: (561) 689-9206
Offices: West Palm Beach

Biography

Jessica A. Galo is an associate in the West Palm Beach office and focuses her practice on matters involving insurance coverage & bad faith, nursing home & assisted living, professional liability, premises liability and automotive matters.

In 2015, Ms. Galo earned a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in International Studies and Political Science, along with a double minor in History and European Union Studies from the University of Florida; she graduated cum laude. She continued her studies at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and earned her Juris Doctor, also cum laude, in 2018.

While in law school, Ms. Galo was Vice President of the University of Florida Law Trial Team and a Teaching Assistant for a Trial Practice course. She also earned a Book Award in Public Speaking for Lawyers and Trail Team. In addition, she was awarded Outstanding Achievement awards for Pro Bono and Community Service and was recipient of the UF Law Trial Team’s Gerald T. Bennet Outstanding Service Award. Prior to earning her Juris Doctor, Ms. Galo served as an intern for the 15th Judicial Circuit.

Admitted to practice in 2018, Ms. Galo is a member of the Florida Bar. Outside of her law practice, Ms. Galo enjoys horseback riding, taekwondo and cooking.

Education

  • University of Florida (B.A., cum laude, 2015; J.D., cum laude, 2018)

Admitted

  • 2018, Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar

Honors

  • Cum laude, B.A. & J.D.
  • Book Award: Trial Team & Public Speaking for Lawyers
  • Dean’s List, UF Levin College of Law (2016-2017)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Pro Bono, UF (2018)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Community Service, UF (2018)
  • Trial Team’s Gerald T. Bennett Outstanding Service Award, University of Florida (2018)
  • Teaching Assistant, UF Trial Practice Course (2017-2018)