Phone: (804) 783-7260
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Jessica Rogers is a member of the Government Group and the School and Education law team. She concentrates her practice on representing public school boards, school management and faculty throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. She also addresses municipal law issues such as FOIA, procurement law and conflicts of interest for government clients. Jess is based in the Richmond office.

Jess was formerly a Senior Attorney assigned to the Senate Education and Health Committee at the Virginia Division of Legislative Services. She served seven General Assembly sessions on staff, annually drafting 200-300 bills in the areas of public and higher education, health, health professions, mental health and social services. She provided legal research, policy analysis and counseling on topics such as home school students in public school sports, childhood obesity, mental health treatment, and STEM subjects in higher education.

Jess became a subject matter expert on the Affordable Care Act. She has presented on this topic at numerous conferences around Virginia, and has published several articles in state and national publications, including:

  • "The Affordable Care Act: Are We There Yet?" for the American School Board Journal, June 2014
  • "The Implementation of the Affordable Care Act" for The National School Board Association's Inquiry and Analysis, February 2014

Prior to joining the Division of Legislative Services, she was part of the New York City Teaching Fellows, a program designed to place teachers in under-served public schools. 

Jess graduated from Dartmouth College in 1997 and earned her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 2001.

 

■ Quick Facts

 
Education

A. B., Dartmouth College
J. D., Rutgers University School of Law

Admissions

  • Virginia

Professional Affiliations

Virginia State Bar
Council of School Attorneys

 

■ Quick Facts

 
Education

A. B., Dartmouth College
J. D., Rutgers University School of Law

Admissions

  • Virginia

Professional Affiliations

Virginia State Bar
Council of School Attorneys