Jessica N. Cochran

Jessica N. Cochran


Location: Tampa, Florida
Phone: 813-228-7000
Fax: 813-273-0091

Jessica received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida.  She earned her Juris Doctorate in 2011 from the University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, South Carolina graduating cum laude.  Following law school, Jessica was associated with a Tampa defense law firm where she practiced in the areas of medical malpractice, premises liability and professional malpractice litigation.

Jessica was an associate attorney with Bush Graziano Rice & Hearing from 2014 through 2018.  After practicing briefly with a plaintiff law firm in Tampa, Jessica resumed her practice at the Firm.  She specializes in the defense of medical malpractice, products liability claims and long-term care cases.

Jessica is a member of the Florida Bar and the South Carolina Bar.  She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of  Florida.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability claims
  • Premises Liability claims
  • General Liability claims
  • Long-term care cases
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Coverage

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • South Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • Juris Doctorate cum laude – 2011
  • University of Florida
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 – 2022 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • The South Carolina Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
  • The Junior League of Tampa
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association