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Education

• B.A., University of California, Davis

• M.A., Tel Aviv Universtiy
 

Experience

• Certified International Mediator 

Jessica Babaknia

Paralegal

Jessica is an alumna from the University of California, Davis, where she studied International Relations with a specialization in the Middle East and North Africa. At UC Davis, Jessica spent her time researching the shifting representation of Muslim women in Western Media and volunteering as an English Language Instructor to a Syrian refugee. 

 

After graduation, Jessica relocated to Tel Aviv where she received a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Mediation at Tel Aviv University. During this time, Jessica was also certified by The United Nations Institute for Training and Research as an International Mediator. While in Tel Aviv, Jessica dedicated her efforts to working with victims of human rights violations. 

 

Upon returning to the United States, Jessica worked at the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations as an Advisor to the United Nations General Assembly Committee of Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid.

 

In the future, Jessica hopes to pursue a meaningful legal career and she is excited to be a member of The Adams Law Group team.