Gov. Perry Appoints Corna as Injured Employee Public Counsel
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Jessica Corna of Austin as the Injured Employee Public Counsel for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2015. The public counsel helps injured employees in the workers’ compensation system, oversees the ombudsman program, and advocates on behalf of injured employees to ensure balance and fairness for all in the system.
Corna is assistant director of Governmental Relations and a past Workers’ Compensation Legislative Liaison for the Texas Department of Insurance. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Young Lawyers Association and Junior League of Austin. She is a parent volunteer for Doss Elementary School in Austin and Girl Scouts of Central Texas, and a 24 Hour Marathon Coordinator for the Lonestar Soccer Club.
Corna received a bachelor’s degree and a law degree from Indiana University.