Kimberly D. Jeselskis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Jeselskis Brinkerhoff and Joseph, LLC
 | 350 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-537-7873
Fax: 317-423-5428
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Employee Benefits (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Attorney Profile

Kimberly D. Jeselskis understands the challenges employees may face when their rights are violated in the workplace. Ms. Jeselskis offers dedicated legal experience to clients in Indianapolis, Indiana, and statewide. Whether they have been wrongfully terminated or are involved in a wage and hour dispute with their employers, Ms. Jeselskis aggressively advocates on behalf of her clients. For her successes, she holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Having 18+ years of experience, Ms. Jeselskis knows that employment law violations may have a significant impact on people’s livelihoods. She works with her clients to understand their situations, how their rights were infringed upon and how they were affected by those infringements. Ms. Jeselskis takes a personalized approach to each case she handles and provides her clients with customized guidance. It is her goal to help her clients effectively and efficiently achieve their legal objectives so they are able to continue working and provide for their families.

An active member of the legal community, Ms. Jeselskis has served in various roles with a number of professional associations. She is a member of the Employment & Labor Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Indiana Employment Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.

Before entering the legal field, Ms. Jeselskis graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Sciences in psychology from Ball State University. She went on to earn a Master of Arts in psychology from the same institution. Ms. Jeselskis received a Juris Doctor from the Valparaiso University Law School. 

 
Practice Areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%)
Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
Employee Benefits (10%)
Civil Rights (10%)

Employment Litigation (60%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Employee Benefits (10%)

Civil Rights (10%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

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About Kimberly Jeselskis

Admitted: 2002, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://kkclegal.com/kimberly-d-jeselskis/biography/

Honors/Awards:

  • Employment - Individuals, The Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Employment - Individuals, The Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  • Employment - Individuals, The Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Employment - Individuals, The Best Lawyers in America, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • CTA Certified Professional Coach, 2016
  • Registered Civil Mediator, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Indiana NELA, Indiana Affiliate of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2006-2009
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), Section of Employment & Labor Law
  • Immediate Past Chair, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2009-2010
  • Vice President, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2006-2007
  • Council Member, Indianapolis Bar Association (IBA), Section of Employment & Labor Law, 2006-present
  • Immediate Past President, Indiana NELA, Indiana Affiliate of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2009-2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Council Member, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2010-2011
  • Chair Elect, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2007-2008
  • Council Member, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2003-2005
  • Member, Board of Directors of Indiana NELA, Indiana Affiliate of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2010-2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • Member, Board of Directors of Indiana NELA, Indiana Affiliate of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2005-2006
  • U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Indiana, 2002
  • Chair, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2008-2009
  • Secretary & Treasurer, Section of Employment & Labor Law, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), 2005-2006
  • Member, National Employment Law Association (NELA)
  • Arizona, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter, Recent ADA Developments, ICLEF, December 14, 2010
  • Presenter, 2009-2010 U.S. Supreme Court Labor & Employment Update, Indianapolis Bar Association, July 26, 2010
  • Presenter, ISBA CLE at the Track May 2010
  • Chairperson, 2008-2009 U.S. Supreme Court Labor & Employment Update, Indianapolis Bar Association CLE, July 14, 2009
  • Presenter, Hiring and Terminating Women & Minority Attorneys, June 9, 2009, IBA Women & the Law Division
  • Presenter, The ADA Amendments Act, May 15, 2009, IUPUI/NLRB Seminar
  • Chapter Monitor, Chapter 22 - Unions, Second Cumulative Supplement to Employment Discrimination Law,(4th Ed), 2008-2009
  • Presenter, Recent Verdicts in Employment & Labor Law Cases, Indianapolis Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, December 2, 2008
  • Presenter, New and Pending Federal and State Legislation, ISBA NASCAR & Employment Law, July 25, 2008
  • Presenter, The Bermuda Triangle: ADA/FMLA/Workers'Comp, ABA Workers' Comp Committee, March 7, 2008
  • Chairperson, Supreme Court and Seventh Circuit Employment Law Update, Indianapolis Bar Association CLE, September, 2007
  • Presenter, Internet Blogs and Personal Web Pages: Legal Risks and Practical Advice, IBA, July 12, 2007
  • Presenter, FMLA, Recent Developments and Trends in Employment and Labor Law, ICLEF, December 19, 2006
  • Presenter, Technical Assistance Program Seminar provided by the EEOC, September 13, 2006
  • Presenter, To Settle, Mediate or Litigate, NLRB Management and Labor Seminar, May 2006
  • Presenter, The HIPAA Privacy Rule, 4th Annual Labor Law Conference, Friday, May 20, 2005
  • Union Editor, Chapter 7 on Race and Color Discrimination, Employment Discrimination Law (4th Ed)
  • Chapter Contributor, Disparate Impact, The Employment and Labor Law Handbook for Indiana Lawyers, 2005 Edition
  • Contributor, 2004 Case Summaries, ABA Equal Rights and Responsibilities Committee
  • Presenter, Remedies Available Under Title I of the ADA, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, December 3, 2003
  • Presenter, ADA: Reasonable Accommodation & Medical Inquiries, 2nd Annual Labor Law Conference, October 4, 2003
  • Seventh Circuit Addresses Ellerth/Faragher Defense, THE WORKPLACE LAWYER, Fall 2003, Volume 2, Issue No. 2
  • Co-Editor, THE WORKPLACE LAWYER, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), Section of Employment & Labor Law, 2003-2007
  • Co-Editor, THE EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW HANDBOOK FOR INDIANA LAWYERS, Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA), Section of Employment & Labor Law

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Creed v. Family Express Corp., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57680, 101 FEP 609 (N.D. Ind. 2007)
  • Roe v. Bridgestone Corp., 257 F.R.D. 159 (S.D. Ind. 2009)
  • DeLong v. Local Union 1111 UAW Retirees, 347 F. Supp. 2d 613 (S.D. Ind. 2004)
  • Schmutte v. Resort Condos. Int'l, LLC, 463 F. Supp. 2d 891 (S.D. Ind. 2006)
  • Burrus v. State Lottery Comm'n, 2008 U.S. App. LEXIS 20999, 04 FEP 745 (7th Cir. 2008)
  • Gibson v. M&M Serv. Station Equip. Specialist, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27861 (S.D. Ind. March 30, 2009)
  • White v. Local Union No. 1111, UAW, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1647 (S.D. Ind. January 20, 2005)
  • Cotton v. Group Athletica, LLC, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9354 (S.D. Ind. February 8, 2007)
  • Saunders v. UAW, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 47678 (S.D. Ind. July 11, 2006)
  • Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Emples. AFL-CIO v. ACS, Ltd., 546 F. Supp. 2d 546 (S.D. Oh. 2008)
  • Roe v. Bridgestone Corp., 492 F. Supp. 2d 988 (S.D. Ind. 2007)
  • Pike Township Educational Foundation Inc. v. Rubenstein, 831 N.E. 2d 1239 (Ind. Ct. App. 2005).
  • Richards v. Local Union 1111, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33261 (S.D. Ind. April 20, 2005)
  • Schmutte v. Resort Condos. Int'l, LLC, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86725 (S.D. Ind. 2006)
  • Hughes v. Indianapolis Radio License, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6957 (S.D. Ind. 2009)

Educational Background:

  • Ball State University, M.A., Psychology, 1997
  • Ball State University, B.S., Psychology, cum laude, 1995

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana Association Of Mediators
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • NELA Indiana
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Office Location for Kimberly D. Jeselskis

350 Massachusetts Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-537-7873

Fax: 317-423-5428

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Last Updated: 11/25/2019

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