Jessica L. Palmer, an Associate of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will receive this year’s Bowden, Byrne, McCormick Dedication Award from the Hunterdon County YMCA. The award, given to those who show outstanding dedication to the YMCA and their community, will be presented at the Hunterdon County Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, at the Stanton Ridge Country Club in Whitehouse Station.
The Hunterdon County YMCA is a charitable service organization committed to helping people grow in spirit, mind, and body in Hunterdon County.
A resident of Hillsborough, Palmer devotes her practice to environmental law and complex litigation. She has experience representing clients in administrative and judicial proceedings before state and federal courts, and agencies including the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Palmer also has experience assisting clients in environmental due diligence efforts and counseling clients with regard to a variety of issues, including site remediation laws, New Jersey’s Spill Act, ISRA, and urban redevelopment.
At Washington College of Law, American University, Palmer was a member of the editorial staff of the American University International Law Review and served as a constitutional law teacher in local inner-city schools. She was awarded the Don Monroe Casto Constitutional Law Award. Palmer has been selected for inclusion in the General Litigation section of New Jersey Rising Stars every year since 2014.