Prior to beginning her legal career, Jillian graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where she earned her undergraduate degree in History. After graduation, Jillian attended Drexel University School of Law. During her time in law school, Jillian served on Drexel Law Review. Jillian also interned with the Montgomery County Public Defenders where she represented indigent people and learned the criminal system under the supervision of an attorney. Jillian also got the opportunity to participate in the Civil Litigation Clinic where she interned with Philadelphia Legal Assistance. During her time at Philadelphia Legal Assistance, she was able to represent clients in both custody and protection from abuse matters under attorney supervision. During her time at Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Jillian learned the impact attorneys have on their clients and how important it is for people going through family disputes to have a caring, empathetic advocate on their behalf.
After graduating from law school, Jillian clerked for the Honorable Kurt Kramer, Family Law Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court in Camden County. While clerking, she had the experience to learn the Court system while also getting ample experience in custody, divorce, support, and restraining orders.
Jillian joined Ciccarelli Law Offices to work in the family law department and will also be assisting with criminal matters. Jillian is excited to return to the Chester County area where she was born, raised, and her family still resides. Jillian is dedicated to helping people and making a difference in people’s lives through zealous advocacy.