Jessica Ethington earned a Bachelor of Science in History and Political Science from Northern Arizona University in 2002. After graduating, she worked for the Arizona House of Representatives and the Maricopa County Attorneys Office. Jessica joined the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department in 2005 and supervised probationers on standard, intensive and domestic violence caseloads. In December 2013, she was promoted to supervisor of an SMI unit. During her time with probation Jessica has worked with specialized Domestic Violence Court as an officer and Mental Health Court as a supervisor. Working in the Mental Health Court has led her to discover a passion to help this population find their voice and reach their highest level of success possible.