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Ms. Jessica Gabel Cino

Krevolin & Horst LLC

Jess Cino specializes in high-stakes civil and criminal litigation matters, including  investigations. Jess has litigated cases involving fraud and business torts; business divorce; commercial breach of contract claims, shareholder disputes, lender litigation, IP protection, and insolvency-related issues.


Jess publishes extensively, including the leading authority on lending: the Treatise on Lender Liability. Jess’s practice also extends to drafting and reviewing technology and entertainment contracts. Some of Jess’s clients include book authors, film producers, and musicians.  Jess is a media savvy lawyer, and considered a national legal expert, has lectured throughout the world, and is frequently featured in news programs, print media, and documentaries, including CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NPR, PBS, SundanceTV, TruTV, and Discovery+. Her pro bono cases have been the subject of several true-crime podcasts.


Jess also has lectured throughout the world on business law, bankruptcy, complex evidence, white collar crime, and trial strategy. Jess has received several awards for her legal work and public service.


Before joining Krevolin & Horst, Jess was a tenured, full professor at Georgia State University College of Law teaching courses on evidence, contracts, bankruptcy and scientific evidence. Jess also served as GSU Law’s academic dean.


Jess attended law school at the University of Miami School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. After law school, Jess clerked for the Honorable Peter T. Fay on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and practiced in the litigation and white-collar departments of Covington & Burling in San Francisco, California.


Jess and her husband live with their twin boys in Decatur.