Jessica McHale received her Juris Doctorate degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law in May of 2013. While in law school, she was a part of the Moot Court Honor Board. Before going to law school, she attended St. John Fisher College in Rochester and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Journalism. She also received a minor in Management. Jessica worked as a legal intern with the Office of the State Attorney of the 7th Judicial Circuit in St. Augustine. During that time, she assisted in the pretrial process, specifically in the felony criminal division by conducting research necessary to assist at trial. She also reviewed felony intake cases to determine what charges should be brought against the defendant.