Jerusha Hancock graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.A. in 2002. She received a Master's degree in counseling from Denver Seminary in 2005 and graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2008. She then clerked for Chief Justice Michael Heavican of the Nebraska Supreme Court for over three years. Jerusha worked for Nebraska Appleseed for two years in the Health Care Access Program before coming to work for the Berry Law Firm.