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JESSIE COX

Associate

Jessie Cox is a general civil litigation attorney at Hedrick Kring Bailey PLLC. She comes from a strong background in competitive advocacy and served as a former judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III. Jessie grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, then made the permanent move to Texas to attend Baylor University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Jessie continued at her alma mater to receive her J.D., cum laude from Baylor Law in 2021, completing professional tracks in general civil litigation and business litigation. While in law school, she was heavily involved in advocacy competitions—including moot court and mock trials—and received multiple awards at both the regional and national levels. Based on her success and leadership both in and out of the courtroom, Jessie was named a Baylor Law Leadership Development Fellow and was one of only three students in her class to graduate with a Special Distinction in Litigation.

Before joining Hedrick Kring Bailey, Jessie spent a year serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Amos L. Mazzant, III of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. While in law school, she served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Christine A. Nowak, also of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. During her time with the court, Jessie was exposed to a variety of criminal and civil cases, including contract disputes, products liability, copyright and trademark infringement, class and collective actions, Title VII, Section 1983 and complex commercial litigation. In her spare time, Jessie enjoys competitive gaming, baking with her fiancé Blake and hanging out with her two pups, Lucy and Bella.

Admittance:

  • Texas

Education:

  • Baylor University, B.A., 2016

  • Baylor Law School, J.D., cum laude with Special Distinction in Litigation, 2021

Honors/Awards:

  • National Champion, E. Earle Zehmer National Moot Court Competition

  • Champion, Bob and Karen Wortham “Mad Dog” Interscholastic Mock Trial Competition

  • National Semifinalist, Summit Cup National Mock Trial Competition

  • National Semifinalist, National Civil Mock Trial Competition

  • Regional Champion & National Quarterfinalist, NY City Bar National Moot Court Competition

  • Regional Champion, TYLA National Mock Trial Competition

  • Quarterfinalist, Drinker Biddle Interscholastic Moot Court Competition

Associations:

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

  • Dallas Women’s Bar Association

  • Paul Brown American Inn of Court

  • Association of Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas

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