Jessica was raised in Park City, Utah and graduated from Park City High School in 1998. She attended Brigham Young University, where she graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, and a minor in Business Management. Jessica moved on to Willamette University School of Law, where she served as an editor of Willamette Law Online, and a member of the Willamette Law Review. In 2005, Jessica graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Willamette University School of Law, and became a member of the Oregon State Bar. Jessica began working at Morley, Thomas & McHill (now Morley Thomas Law) in February 2006, and became a partner at the firm in January 2011. Her main practice centers on estate planning, probate, trust administration, and guardianships/conservatorships. From 2006 to 2018, Jessica prosecuted the misdemeanor and violation cases for the City of Lebanon. Jessica served as Justice of the Peace Pro-Tempore for Linn County from 2012 – 2018, and became the full-time Justice of the Peace beginning in January 2019. She currently serves on the Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation Board and the Oregon Justice of the Peace Association Board. Jessica enjoys running, skiing, and spending time with her busy family.