Heyl Royster

Britanny Jocius

Practice Groups:

Casualty/Tort Litigation

Construction

Toxic Torts & Asbestos

Workers’ Compensation

Office Locations:

Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.853.8700

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, Depaul College of Law, 2021
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, Loyola University Chicago, 2016

Year Joined Firm

2021

 

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Britanny Jocius (Associate)

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Britanny focuses her practice defending clients in civil litigation, including Casualty/Tort Litigation, Contract Disputes, Construction, Toxic Torts & Asbestos, and Workers’ Compensation. 
 
Britanny joined Heyl Royster’s Chicago office as a summer associate in 2020 and joined the firm full-time in the fall of 2021. Britanny earned her J.D. from DePaul College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, and her B.S. from Loyola University Chicago where she majored in Environmental Science. 
 
While at DePaul, Britanny served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Franklin U. Valderrama in the Northern District Court of Illinois during her third year, and the Honorable Judge James McGing in the Circuit Court of Cook County during her second year. She also served as a board member on the DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society team. Britanny competed in four moot court competitions, competing and placing as a top performer in all four. She was selected as a national member for The Order of Barristers for her excellency in courtroom advocacy. Britanny also served as a teaching assistant for an advanced legal writing course.
 
Honors and Awards
 
CALI Award: Transactional Legal Drafting
CALI Award: Legal Analysis Research & Communication III
CALI Award: Criminal Procedure I

Publications

  • Court opinion drafted for Judge Franklin U. Valderrama, Dimaio v. Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52154, 2021 WL 1056848

Professional Recognition

  • The Order of Barristers
  • National finalist and second place “best brief” at the Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Competition (Spring 2021)
  • Regional finalist and first place “best brief” at the New York City Bar Association Moot Court Competition (Fall 2020)
  • National finalist and third place “best brief” at the Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Competition (Spring 2020)
  • Finalist at the Honorable William J. Bauer Moot Court Competition (Fall 2019)

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois