Jessica graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She received her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana Champaign.
While in law school, Jessica represented low-income clients through the College of Law’s Civil Litigation Clinic with her 711 senior law student license. Jessica was vice-president of the International Law Society and provided legal assistance to detained immigrants through the College of Law’s Immigration program. In addition, Jessica served as a legal intern for the Office of the Governor in Springfield, Illinois.
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association