Jorja Carr-Knecht focuses her practice on the defense of complex general liability matters including labor law, construction accidents, vehicular negligence, property damage, and premises liability. Prior to joining KDV, Jorja was an associate at a large Long Island, NY defense firm where she handled all pre-trial phases of litigation involving motor vehicle and premises accidents.
Jorja earned her Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law. She was named best speaker at their elite Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition, and she served on the school’s nationally ranked Moot Court Board honor society. During law school, Jorja interned with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office in the Appeals Bureau where she helped to prepare briefs to the Appellate Division of the State of New York and to Federal Court.
Prior to attending law school, Jorja graduated from Stony Brook University with a B.A. in Political Science. Jorja was admitted to practice law in New York in 2011 before the New York State Bar, Second Department.
- New York
- Florida Coastal School of Law – J.D.
- Stony Brook University – B.A., Political Science