Jennifer Mitchell

Jennifer Mitchell
Title:
Professorial Lecturer in Law
Address:
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Email:
jmitchell2@law.gwu.edu

Jennifer Mitchell is originally from a rural community in Central Illinois where her family farms corn and soy beans. She went to law school in Chicago and after working for a mid-sized law firm in Phoenix, Arizona, applied and was accepted into the Air Force JAG Corps. As an active duty JAG, Ms. Mitchell prosecuted military members for misconduct, counseled hundreds of legal assistance clients, and deployed to Afghanistan as a NATO Rule of Law Field Support Officer. She is currently a Reservist assigned to Joint Base Andrews, MD, and represents the Air Force in federal labor/employment law matters. After leaving active duty, Ms. Mitchell worked on the Hill as Senator Mark Kirk's Military Legislative Assistant and Counsel handling the defense and veterans portfolios for the Senator. Ms. Mitchell and her husband recently founded a non-profit organization, which she currently leads and manages.

Education

BS, Illinois State University; JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law