Staci Olsen

Jennifer Hutchison

Paralegal and Manager

Jennifer Hutchison is a senior paralegal and manager of the San Diego office of Baron & Budd, primarily supporting John Fiske and other attorneys in the Environmental Litigation Group. Ms. Hutchison has been involved in many wildfire cases against defendants Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, Liberty Utilities, and PacifiCorp.

Ms. Hutchison also worked on PCB contamination cases against Monsanto, as well as litigation against Ametek involving a toxic chemical site under an elementary school. In addition, she helps coordinate representation of 37 of California’s litigating public entities in a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and national retailers. She is also the lead paralegal representing hundreds of public entities and school districts in the California JUUL litigation. Ms. Hutchison enjoys all aspects of an active litigation practice, but especially relishes interacting with public entity representatives, individual clients, and property owners.

Prior to her career as a paralegal, Ms. Hutchison worked as a realtor and broker in Arizona, representing builders, banks, government-sponsored enterprises, and traditional homebuyers. After moving to San Diego and switching careers, Ms. Hutchison received her paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego. She spends her free time with friends and family and enjoys working out, hiking, traveling and being outdoors.