Jill graduated from Butler University (cum laude, 2002) with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with High Honors and a minor in Political Science. Jill went on to attend law school at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law--Bloomington. While at IU, Jill was a member of the Federal Communications Law Journal, Women’s Law Caucus, and the Protective Order Project. Jill also participated in the Federal Courts Clinic, Community Legal Clinic, and Mediation Clinic, becoming a registered Domestic Relations Mediator. Jill received awards for achievement in Legal Research and Writing and Law & Sports. She earned her JD in 2005.